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New Holland Haven Groynes Covered By Super High Tide

High tide at Holland on 22 March 2015 was 4.9m over ½ meter higher than normal and about level predicted in 100 years time. The new groynes were completely covered.   The locations in Tendring where the sea covers the … Continue reading

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Holland Haven – New Groynes New Beach And A Surprise

The new beach at Holland Haven is open now new groynes have been built. I went to have a look and found a surprise. Sea level rise in next 100 years?   There’s now a beach at Holland Haven!   … 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

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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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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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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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