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New Beach For Clacton – Naze And Seawick Falling Into Sea

Upgrade of groynes and beach at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea continues.  Nothing is done to stop sea eroding beach, sea wall and cliffs at Naze and Seawick Clacton New groynes and recharged beach at Clacton near pier   Photo from earlier … Continue reading

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Work Starts On New Sea Defences At Holland Haven

Or at least removing old groynes        

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New Groynes For Clacton and Holland – Will They Work – Jan 2014

Plans for new groynes at Clacton and Holland have been exhibited and are available at TDC website. Will they work?  Here are some reasons to think not. You can see the planning application by going to idox.tendringdc.gov.uk/online-applications/ and entering 13/01195/FUL … Continue reading


An Insider Inside The Environment Agency – Nov 2013

Inside the Environment Agency is a blog I recently stumbled across. It makes interesting reading and confirms the experience of those in Kirby-le-Soken and Tendring who have had dealings with EA, though I guess the experience will be the same … 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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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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Holland Beach Jan 2013 Trevor Brights Questions Prompted By Latest TDC Report

Ten months after the last report TDC publish a 15 page appendix from latest report on the state of Holland Beach.  This has prompted the following questions from Trevor Bright a former engineering project manager. You can download a pdf … Continue reading

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Aerial Photo Of Clacton And Holland Beach Shows Effect Of Lack Of Groynes

January 2013, Tendring District Council have announced their plan to restore beach at Clacton and Holland.  The photo accompanying the press release clearly shows effect on the beach of the lack of groynes. South of the pier there is a … Continue reading

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