Borth Coastal Defence Scheme

In 2011 a £7m coastal defence scheme will be implemented at Borth, Gwynedd.Work commenced in January 2011 and is due to be complete in August 2011. The following changes will be made to the existing coastal defence scheme:

For more information please visit the Borth Community website

URBANE research on Impact on soft sediment communities

The URBANE team are working with Ceredigion Council, BAM Nuttall and Royal Haskoning to investigate the impact of the new breakwater on beach infaunal communities and monitor recover following construction.

We have collected samples from Borth and two control locations before construction (summer 2010), during construction (autumn/winter2011) and will collect again after construction in summer 2012.