Issue details

Christchurch Bay and Harbour FCERM Strategy

Approval is sought to (a) proceed with securing funding from Flood Defence Grant in Aid and Local Levy (estimated to total £500,000) to develop a new Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy covering Christchurch Bay and Harbour, and (b) subject to funding being secured, then proceed with procuring a Consultant to produce the FCERM Strategy via the South Coast FCERM Framework administered by Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Christchurch Town; East Southbourne & Tuckton; Highcliffe & Walkford; Mudeford, Stanpit & West Highcliffe;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/08/2020

Decision due: 30 Sep 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Environment and Climate Change (to 01/10/2020)

Lead director: Corporate Director of Regeneration and Economy

Contact: Catherine Corbin, Technician Email:, Alan Frampton, Strategy and Policy Manager Email:, Matt Hosey, Head of Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Email:

Consultation process

Continual collaboration


Environment Agency and New Forest District Council


Agenda items


  • Christchurch Bay and Harbour FCERM Strategy