Brandy Hole

Year Implemented

2002

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Crouch Estuary (Essex)

Longitude

0.6438

Latitude

51.6275

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

Size

12 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

This project involved four breaches to create intertidal habitat alongside the Crouch Estuary. In 2018 this restored habitat (and also the Allfleet's Marsh realignment further downstream) became officially designated when it was included within the Crouch and Roach Estuaries Special Protection Area (SPA) and Ramsar wetland area.

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