In an Emergency

In an Emergency Dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard or use VHF Channel 16.

VHF Channel 14

Newsletters

Subscribe to receive regular news and important notices including Notice to Mariners via email.

Paignton Harbour Entrance

Harbour News

Press Releases

View the latest press releases from Tor Bay harbour Authority below or choose a year to view historic press releases.

  

Rock Armour Protection Works to Cliffs at Hollicombe

PR7510    08/02/2017

Torbay Council have instructed Keynvor Morlift Ltd to undertake rock armour protection works to the cliff at Hollicombe beach..
These works are to provide protection to an exposed length of cliff from further potential wave damage during extreme conditions.
The works will be starting this month, with the arrival of a stock pile of amour stones arriving on the 10 and 11 February. The protection works will be completed by Easter, dependent on weather.
Executive Lead for Environment, Councillor Terry Manning, said: “These rock armour protection works are needed to ensure that a length of cliff, approximately 120 meters, does not suffer any more damage during extreme weather. Due to the location, the contractors will be using a supply barge to carry large rock pieces and other material to the beach and they could be working 24 hours a day, as they will need to work with the tides. These kind of works may generate a certain level of background noise but we hope this will be minimal and not have an impact on local residents.”
During these works the steps at the southern end of the beach, leading to the Headland, will need to be closed. Residents will still be able to access the beach using the tunnel in Hollicombe Park.
Read Harbour Masters Notice 02/17 for more details on the safety measures in place during the works.

« return to list

Subscribe to the Harbour Newsletter to receive all the latest news, events and Harbour Master Notices from Tor Bay Harbour direct to your inbox.
You can unsubscribe from receiving our newsletters at any time.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cookie Policy