Category Archives: Breakwaters

Sea Erodes Path By Seawall At Seawick – August 2013

Sea has eroded part of path running in front of seawall at Seawick EA response was to put rocks in front of sea wall!  This is entire pointless as the sea can not reach these rocks yet. By the time … Continue reading

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How Big Are The Stones At Felixstowe Beach How Big At Holland?

Tendring District Council have commissioned Mott McDonald to renew groynes and sea wall at Holland and Clacton.  Mott have recently completed something similar at Felixstowe.   Flexistowe beach looking south towards pier and Tendring Flexistowe looking north   looking north … Continue reading

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Clacton And Holland Beaches – May 2013

Following Clacton and Holland Beach Hut Association meeting on 4 May 2013 Trevor Bright sent some questions to June Clare of TDC.  Here are the questions and answers. But first a note about the meeting. Douglas Carswell (local mp) Peter … Continue reading

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Environment Agency Plan For Tendring Coastline By 2105 – May 2013

Page 144 of Essex and South Suffolk SMP, shows Environment Agency’s plan for Tendring coastline by 2105, about half of it will have gone. A curious plan for a body charged with maintaining sea defences. Different colours are drawn on … Continue reading

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Holland Haven April 2013 – Has Level Of Sand Risen Since 2011?

Comparing photographs of the beach at Holland Haven taken in 2011 and 2013 suggest the level of sand has risen . In 2011 I posted photographs of beaches and groynes at Frinton, Walton, Holland and Clacton, to show there were … Continue reading

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Groynes Repaired At Frinton, Beach Recharge Colwyn Bay, Holland Nothing

Yesterday, 20 April 2013, I noticed the groyne at the northern end of the whalings in Frinton had been repaired, presumably by Tendring District Council. You can clearly see the sand is level by the groyne. But in this picture … Continue reading

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Money Tendring District Council Has Spent On Sea Wall Surverys Since 2002

Tendring District Council have spent £347,155.38 on surveys into state of sea wall at Holland since 2002 according to TDC’s reponse to a FOI request. Around £35000/year doesn’t seem that much compared to the £27million which is being touted as … Continue reading

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Holland Beach Feb 2013 TDC Answers To Trevor Brights Questions

Tendring District Council replies to questions  Trevor Bright asked on behalf of Holland Residents Association regarding the proposed sea defense works. You can download TDC reply which runs to 6 pages, or view images I have posted below. Quick Thoughts … Continue reading

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Trevor Bright’s Thoughts On My Talk To Clacton and Holland Beach Hut Association

Trevor Bright heard by talk to Clacton and Holland Beach Hut Association and emailed me his thoughts. I have posted Trevor’s emails before.  As Trevor used to be a project engineer with BP. I think we should take his views … Continue reading

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Holland-on-Sea and Tendring Beaches – What Can We Learn From Selsey

Beach recharge and managed realignment are being discussed at Holland-on-Sea and Tendring, what can we learn from Selsey and Manhood Peninsula Steering Group (mpsg.org.uk)? Well for a start we can watch their spiffy videos they’ve put on you tube.  Here’s … Continue reading

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