Walton-on-the-Naze Case Study of Coastal Management

A mindmap about coastal managment at Walton-on-the-Naze.

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  • Walton-on-the-Naze
    • Coastal town in Essex
      • Population 12,000
      • Average house prices at Sunny Point, £400,000
    • Suffers coastal erosion
      • Red Cray and London Clay
      • LSD moves from south to north
      • Slumping occurs
    • Coastal Management
      • Suffers coastal erosion
        • Red Cray and London Clay
        • LSD moves from south to north
        • Slumping occurs
      • In 1977, project was started to protect properties
        • Average house prices at Sunny Point, £400,000
        • Groynes and breakwaters to stop LSD
          • Cliff regraded + drainage channels to produce a gentler slope and allow water to flow underground through tunnels and onto the beach
          • The cliff - nettles to stop people climbing up it
          • Sea wall to protect the London clay - easily eroded
          • 1998 - £167,00 for 300 tonnes of Leicester granite around Tower breakwater
            • This rip rap has slowed but not stooped erosion.
          • Beach replenished in 1999 with sand and gravel
            • Majority of this had gone by 2003
      • Beach replenished in 1999 with sand and gravel
        • Majority of this had gone by 2003

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