Medmerry Time Lapse
The Environment Agency’s time lapse cameras showing recent progress at Medmerry are now up and running. You can view the time lapse cameras on the Environment Agency’s website by following this link to their webpage:
Follow the link on the right hand side of the page that asks you to: “Look at our time lapse images of the Medmerry site”.
Construction work is continuing to lower the beach to allow seawater into the site. Recently a little seawater was allowed to enter the site through the existing sea outfall pipes. A number of large construction vehicles will be in operation throughout September, as major new channels are being created within the site. This will in effect become the intertidal area with dangers from deep water and tidal flows.
Please remember that during this time, Medmerry remains a closed construction site and site access must be authorised. The beach will be fully closed until mid to end of September.
The RSPB's newest nature reserve at Medmerry offers long walks and cycle rides through an amazing new landscape only a stone's throw from Pagham Harbour, with new mudflats, tidal lagoons, saltmarsh, wildlife-friendly farmland, dragonfly-rich ditches and great views and sunsets. Situated on the Manhood Peninsula coast, south of Chichester, this is a ground breaking project and the first of its kind... Read More»
Medmerry, the country's first and largest open coast managed re-alignment scheme, is located south of Chichester. The site is managed by the RSPB together with Pagham Harbour, however the scheme itself was built by the Environment Agency as a flood defence work for Selsey and the Manhood peninsula. During the build a great deal of important archaeology was discovered that rewrote... Read More»
The Manhood Peninsula Partnership has been working recently to progress ideas about tourism and visitors to the peninsula with the Green Links across the Manhood (GLaM) group, a subgroup of the MPP. The ideas behind GLaM were originally put forward by the Medmerry Stakeholders Advisory Group (MStAG) in response to proposals to create the Medmerry Managed Re-alignment Scheme. These were expanded further in the Read More»