Millennium Terraces

Year Implemented

1998

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Thames Estuary (Greater London)

Longitude

0.0075

Latitude

51.5023

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Reedbed

  • Saltmarsh

Size

0.5 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

  • Demonstration or Pilot Project

Project Description Summary

This project involved reshaping the sea defences around the Greenwich peninsula (over approximately 1400m) to include a shelf of marsh habitat. As part of this scheme Land reshaped to form stepped terraces (betw. MHW & MHWS).

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Colclough, S., Fonseca, L., Astley, T., Thomas, K., Watts, W., 2005. Fish utilisation of managed realignments. Fisheries Management and Ecology 12, 351-360.


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