Barking Creek (A13)

Year Implemented

2006

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Barking Creek, Thames Estuary (Greater London )

Longitude

0.0807

Latitude

51.5279

Habitat(s) Created
  • Transitional Grassland

Size

0.039 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

  • Improve Flood Protection

Project Description Summary

This project involved the retreat of a 50m section of flood defence. As part of this scheme the walls were truncated and slopes regraded.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Environment Agency Estuary edges ecological design guidance; see case studies 2 & 3 in 'Bioengineered designs' document
  • Environment Agency, 2007. Living Wetlands awards 2007 Lower River Roding Regeneration Project Summary Report.


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