coastal protection case study- pevernsey bay coastal defence scheme

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  • Shoreline management plan (SMP)- suggests holding line because land has over 10,000 properties, significant number of commerical premises (caravan parks), main road/railway close to coast, pervernsey levels- environmentally sensitive (SSSI) at risk, lots of farming land
  • pervernsey coastal defence LTD.- company set up to manage coast in this area
  • 25 year contract important because as it gives company oppertunity to experiment with new methods of defence as the method has to evironmentally sustainable
  • beach replenishments scheme works by derdgeing sediment from…


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