Final phase of £1.7m flood defence work begins on Poole Quay


Work has started on the third and final stage of a £1.7m collaboration agreement between Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) and the Environment Agency (EA), to upgrade Poole Quay’s existing flood defences.

Key facts:

  • 375m of quay wall will be updated
  • The works are due to be completed in May 2019
  • Over 260 properties in the area will benefit from an increased level of tidal flood protection
  • Other improvements include the installation of new sheet piled walls, concrete parapet walls, raised surfacing and associated drainage works, as well as the replacement of timber fenders.

More information

To read more about ongoing developments, visit the Poole Harbour Commissioners website.


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