Stanford Wharf

Year Implemented

2010

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Thames Estuary (Essex)

Longitude

0.4465

Latitude

51.5028

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

Size

27 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

Project Description Summary

For this project the existing flood defence was breached (breach width c.320m). As part of this scheme the topsoil was stripped; field level reduced by c. 0.5m (i.e. excavation) and a new flood defence created to rear.

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