Issue details

Broadstairs Flood and Coast Protection scheme

A report was presented to Cabinet proposing that expenditure be approved for the delivery of the Broadstairs Flood and Coast Protection Scheme. The scheme will improve flood and erosion protection for the benefit of residential properties, and the beach and jetty at Viking Bay. This scheme is included in the 2023/24 capital programme and is 100% funded via an Environment Agency grant in the value of £880k.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or Making one-off Savings anticipated to be £250,000 or more*;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Bradstowe Ward; Viking Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/07/2023

Decision due: 19 Sep 2023 by Overview & Scrutiny Panel

Decision due: 21 Sep 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Steve Albon, Cabinet Member for Cleansing and Coastal Services

Lead director: Mike Humber

Contact: Mike Humber, Director of Environment Email:

Consultation process

Planning application (public consultation)

What the decision will mean: Approval to spend £880k of grant funding from the Environment Agency to deliver the Broadstairs Flood and Coast Protection scheme


Agenda items


  • OSP report  
  • Cabinet report