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Canvey Island Town Council
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Project Information and Updates

This project will maintain the existing high level of tidal flood risk protection to thousands of homes, businesses and infrastructure on Canvey Island into the future.  

Plan of closures and Diversions 

Latest Newsletter November 2023

Questions about the Project can be asked at Sue's Cafe every Wednesday from 11am-12noon.


The Environment Agency will be renewing and improving the erosion protection on the seaward face of the tidal defences, known as revetment. This will take place along a 3km stretch between Thorney Bay and the Island Yacht Club as shown on the map below.

More information can be found regarding the scheme on the website

Flood Risk On Canvey Island

1953 Tidal Surge

How were Canvey Island's current tidal defences built

Getting to know Canvey Island tidal defences

What is revetment?

The new revetment

Canvey Southern Shoreline Councillor Factsheet

November Archealogical Surveys Factsheet

Canvey Ridge - November 2022 Information

Notice of Intended Entry onto Land - 06.02.23