Case Studies


Welney Wash

Welney Wash

Welney Wash, the United Kingdoms largest man-made flood storage area, was originally constructed by the Dutch engineer Sir Cornelius Vermuyden during the 1630s.

Arsenal FC

Arsenal FC

To contain land contaminated with Japanese Knotweed that threatened the foundations of two new stadium developments.

Wells next the Sea

Wells next the Sea

The Environment Agency completed the £1.1 million Wells and Burnham Overy Staithe Tidal Defence Scheme in 2001. Much of the work involved the installation of 12,000 m² of Armorflex concrete revetment blocks on the Wells West Bank, which runs from the north of the town to the Lifeboat Station.

Sovereign Harbour

Sovereign Harbour

Sovereign Harbour is a £40m development transforming 14ha. of old gravel pits into an outer tidal harbour with locks into a constant depth inner harbour. The complete facility provides berths for 650 craft, a hotel, various leisure and retail outlets, together with a prestigious housing development.