The much talked about shoreline management plan [SMP] is close to a done deal say parliament officials. The SMP contains a set of proposals to help protect popular beaches within the Suffolk Riviera as well as shoring up defences around Lowestoft’s harbour.
After three months of public consultations the final veriosn of the SMP has been drawn up and looks likely to be approved by environment secretary Hilary Benn in the spring.
The SMP looks at the risks of sea erosion and flooding and considers where sea defences will need to be strengthened or where erosion should be allowed to continue organically over the next century.
In the Suffolk Riviera the SMP States:
So it looks like the Suffolk Riviera is going to continue to be one of the best UK Holiday destinations for at least the next century. We will let you know all the latest developements.