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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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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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Work Starts On New Sea Defences At Holland Haven

Or at least removing old groynes        

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Unusually High Levels Of Sand Frinton Whalings Show How Groynes Trap Sand April 2014

Unusually high levels of sand at Whalings in Frinton demonstrate  groynes help keep sand in place in the beach. My family have had a hut at whalings for over 50 years.  In April 2014  I noticed the sand was higher, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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