Sustainability at work at Medmerry

Mackley completed the largest managed alignment of the open coast in Europe and the first in the UK. Managed realignment involves building new defences inland from the coast and allowing a new intertidal area to form seaward of the new defences.   Key points We reused 100% of the excavated clay and other materials to […]

Medmerry showcased at international Congress

The Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme is being showcased at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress, which is taking place in Hawaii this week (w/c 5 Sept).

Global recognition for Medmerry scheme

The much-acclaimed Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme has once again enjoyed success – this time on a global stage at a recent international awards ceremony in Miami, USA.

Breeding success at RSPB Medmerry

A large nature reserve created as part of the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme is once again helping rare British wildlife to flourish this spring time.

Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme

Completed in November 2013, the multi-award winning Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme, at Selsey in West Sussex, includes the largest realignment of open coast in the UK.‘Managed realignment’ involves building new defences inland from the coast and allowing a new intertidal area to form seaward of the new defences. ‘Intertidal’ refers to the land that is […]

Medmerry Managed Realignment

Improved Flood Protection and Compensatory Wetland HabitatMedmerry, in between Selsey and Bracklesham, is one of the stretches of coastline most at risk of flooding in southernEngland. Following extensive consultation on the 2008 Pagham to East Head Coastal Defence Strategy, the adopted solution is a managed realignment scheme where new defences are built inland from the […]

Another hat trick of awards for Medmerry

A further hat trick of awards presented recently to the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme* brings the total number of accolades bestowed upon the scheme to 16 in the past 18 months.