Despite spending in excess of £22.5million on flood defences in Littlehampton Harbour, the Environment Agency still have not completed the flood defence works – and a massive gap still remains in the new flood defence wall. Hard to believe, that it was back in September 2012, the Environment Agency began constructing Littlehampton’s flood defence scheme.
Category: Littlehampton flooding
This week sees the sad and shock announcement that Redcar steel works in the North East of England has been put into liquidation threatening 2,200 jobs. Given the enormous, ongoing massive investments in building new flood defences, why is the Environment Agency continuing to source steel from abroad? I’ve repeatedly put this question to the
You couldn’t make this sort of stuff up. The Environment Agency and Arun District Council have now officially cancelled their planned celebrations, which were due to take place to celebrate the completion of Littlehampton’s Flood Defence Scheme. The reason? Flood risk – as a result of the Environment Agency leaving a great big gap in
Residents of Littlehampton’s West Beach area, have expressed concerns that the Environment Agency’s Flood Works, taking place on the Littlehampton’s East Bank are putting their homes at increased risk of flooding. Their concerns have been dismissed by Andrew Andrew Gilham, the EA’s flood and coastal risk manager, as ‘categorically untrue.’ I share the residents concerns
Some pictures of the ongoing construction of Littlehampton’s Sea Defences. I took these pictures end of January/first week of February, 2014. The piles are lifted in place using one of two cranes, which are currently in operation in Arun Parade, Littlehampton. The piles are loaded into a ‘piling gate’ which has been especially designed and