Futures Forum: Sidmouth Beach Management Plan >>> considering the consultants' proposals >>> full report
The state of things has been widely reported in the press:
Futures Forum: Sidmouth Beach Management Plan >>> considering the consultants' proposals >>> further reports
The VGS website showcases the options in further detail - with a request for the public to give feedback:
Sidmouth Beach Management Plan
Your views on potential solutions would be appreciated
The Sidmouth Beach Management Project is now beginning to look at two distinct types of solution for managing the beach. It would be helpful to Jo Frith, who represents the Vision Group on the BMP Steering Group, if she could have opinions as to which type of solution people think most appropriate for the long term future of Sidmouth. There is no guarantee that this is what would be installed, but she would like the Consultants’ appraisal to consider more than just cost, effectiveness and feasibility. She would like the people of Sidmouth to be given the opportunity to voice an opinion about the long-term look of Sidmouth’s beaches.
The two different approaches are
Jo has illustrated these options on the attached Google Earth pictures.
If you would like to let Jo know your views on these two different approaches, then email her at email@example.com.
Option 1 - Hammer Head Groynes
Option 2 - Reefs
Vision Group for Sidmouth - Sidmouth Beach Management Plan