PAST PROJECTS

Beach Replenishment Scheme 2005-2007

A two-phase coast protection project carried out over the winters of 2005/06 and 2006/07 to replenish the beaches of Swanage, Poole and Bournemouth

Phase 1, 2005/06

LEAD AUTHORITY

Purbeck District Council
Borough of Poole
Bournemouth Borough Council

WORKING WITH

Poole Harbour Commissioners

MAIN CONTRACTOR

Van Oord UK Ltd

START DATE

22nd November 2005

END DATE

19th March 2006

Approximately 1.16 million m³ (1.74 million tonnes) of sand dredged from Poole Harbour channels and approaches was used to replenish beaches at Swanage, Poole and Bournemouth

Phase 2, 2006/07

LEAD AUTHORITY

Bournemouth Borough Council

MAIN CONTRACTOR

Westminster Dredging Company

START DATE

13th December 2006

END DATE

23rd January 2007

The following winter the project continued at Bournemouth beach, between Boscombe and Alum Chine, using a further 700,000 cu.m. of sand from a Licensed Dredging Area off the Isle of Wight.