Soft Engineering Approaches

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  • Created on: 07-04-14 13:07

Cliff Regrading:

Reduces the angle of the cliff to make it stable and to enable vegetation to grow. It allows new access path and vegetation to grow making it stable.

Benefits:

  • Allows new access path
  • Reduces instability of cliff

Drawbacks:

  • Not rapidly re-vegetated
  • English nature prevented re-grassing

Planting Vegetation:

Plants are used to make cliff more stable. The roots hold the land together. 

Benefits:

  • £20 - £50 per metre squared
  • Natural looking

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