Salt Fleet Flats Reserve

Year Implemented

2016

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Thames Estuary (Kent)

Longitude

0.542

Latitude

51.4846

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

Size

65 Hectares

Why Undertaken
Project Description Summary

This work was undertaken by Dubai Ports World (DPW) primarily as compensation for London Gateway but also in small part to offset coastal squeeze efects. A large section of sea wall (700m long) was removed to flood the hinterland area.

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