Notice of application for Aberaeron coastal defence scheme

Closed 8 Sep 2021

Opened 28 Jul 2021

Overview

MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009

MARINE WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2007

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ABERAERON COASTAL DEFENCE SCHEME

Notice is hereby given that Ceredigion County Council, Neuadd Cyngor Ceredigion, Penmorfa, Aberaeron, SA46 0PA has applied to Natural Resources Wales (“NRW”) for a marine licence to carry out a regulated activity under the Marine and Coastal Act 2009. The project requires EIA consent and is subject to the requirement for an environmental impact assessment (“EIA”) under the Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2007 (“the EIA Regulations”). An environmental statement has been prepared by the applicant.

The application is for a coastal defence scheme in Aberaeron which comprises of five elements. This includes the construction of a new rock breakwater, refurbishment and rebuilding of the pier-head of south Pier, flood wall construction, construction of a flood gate at Pwll Cam inner harbour and improvements to the existing defences on South Beach. The overall size of the project is approx. 4.37 hectares.

Copies of the environmental statement and other documents required by the EIA Regulations are available online from our public register using reference CML2133 or by emailing NRW at permittingconsultations@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk.

In light of the current public health situation surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) a hard copy of the application and supporting documents will not be available in a public place at this time.

Areas

  • Aberaeron

Audiences

  • Anyone from any background

Interests

  • EIA