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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 


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 at the Environment Agency's Canvey Island Southern Shoreline Revetment Project - Information Page

An archaeological survey is taking place for 1 week from 1st August 2022 - information regarding this can be found on Environment Agency's Canvey Island Southern Shoreline Revetment Project - Archaeology Factsheet

There is a Community Information Drop In Event being held on 14 December 2022 at Jimmy Mac’s, 4 Eastern Esplanade, Canvey Island, SS8 7DN.  Information about this event can be found on Community Information Drop In Event

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

Councillor Factsheet 06.12.22

Notice of Intended Entry onto Land - 06.02.23

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