Work to stop water damage

Flooded road Credit: PA

The £20 million flood defence scheme will reduce the risk of tidal flooding to Sandwich and Stonar Loop. Currently there;s a 1 in 20 chance of tidal flooding for some properties in the area. The new tidal defence scheme will provide a 1 in 200 standard protection to more than 500 properties.

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Tidal defence scheme underway

Work begins on a flood defence scheme in Sandwich in Kent today.