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Statement from our Chairman

DOC warmly welcomes the announcement by the Environment Agency that funding has been secured to build a new sea defence scheme at Broomhill Sands. After a great deal of pressure from local community groups and individuals over a long period of time, funding has finally been secured. Consultation with local people will begin in earnest [...]

Latest Update from the EA on our Sea Defence Schemes!

For once we have good news! Funding has just been secured by the Environment Agency  to complete the proposed sea defence scheme along the Broomhill Sands Frontage. Click here for detailed information and important dates!

KCC calls Public Meeting on Shingle Recycling.

Kent County Council has arranged a public meeting in connection with the planning application jointly submitted by the Environment Agency/EDF Energy (KCC/SH/0381/2011) for shingle recycling from the Dungeness Borrow Pit, Dungeness to secure an economic and sustainable maintenance option for flood defences on the Marsh. The purpose of this meeting is for members of the [...]

EA Chairman carries out site visits at Dengemarsh and Broomhill Sands

Following the successful completion of the Dymchurch Sea Wall scheme the race is now on to ensure that funding can be allocated to complete the remaining, but as yet still outstanding, coastal defence schemes on the Marsh.
At the request of DOC the Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury, who is Chairman of the Environment Agency, [...]

DEFRA Announcement on Future Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Funding

Following the full public consultation earlier this year on the allocation of capital funding for flood and coastal erosion risk management, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has today set out a new partnership approach to funding flood and coastal erosion risk management. The new approach aims to be both fairer [...]

National FCERM Strategy Consultation

The consultation on the national flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) was launched on 24 November 2010 and will run until 16 February 2011. This document describes what needs to be done by all involved in flood and coastal risk management to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosions, and to manage its [...]

Broomhill Sands - Scheme Consultation Feedback Report

The Environment Agency have just released their Feedback Report on the proposed Broomhill Sands Sea Defence Scheme which records comments and feedback received from the consultation undertaken  between May and August 2010. It contains notes from previous meetings held prior to the consultation, results of the public consultation, feedback from the statutory consultees and outlines [...]

DOC’s Response to Broomhill Sands Sea Defence Scheme

DOC has now submitted its response to the Environment Agency on the Scoping Consultation Report for the Broomhill Sands Sea Defence Scheme.  DOC fully supports this scheme as part of the network of schemes along the whole frontage of our coastline that will, when completed, give the Romney Marsh a 1-in-200 year standard of sea [...]

EA Consultation on Broomhill Sea Defence Scheme is ending soon!

On the 21 May 2010 a public exhibition was held by the Environment Agency in Camber. Members from the local community were able to scrutinise the detailed proposals for the Broomhill Sea Defence scheme and staff from the EA as well as DOC were on hand to answer any queries by members of the public. [...]

Broomhill Sands Sea Defences-Public Consultation


The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defence Scheme is now out for public consultation which will close on 16 June 2010. You can view and comment on the detailed plans  by attending the public exhibition at the Camber Memorial Hall on Friday,  21.5.2010 between 2.00pm - 8.00 pm or  [...]

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