Dungeness – an area of outstanding natural beauty – is at risk. An application has been submitted to Kent County Council seeking consent to excavate shingle from this precious corner of the coast for use in flood defences in neighbouring counties.
A quarry at Dungeness:
Excavating shingle from Dungeness would damage this internationally important and environmentally diverse habitat for generations to come. Whether you love Dungeness as a resident or a visitor, you will see this breathtakingly wild stretch of coast change beyond recognition when the lorries, dump trucks and diggers roll in – and the proposed flood defences will not deliver high-value and reliable flood protection to residents in return.
The Sanctuary - Art Project
A great reason to visit Dungeness this weekend (as if you needed one!)... The "Good Times (Invented and remembered - landscapes and homescapes)" Dungeness popup exhibition is open in the Sanctuary on Saturday 18th and ... Read more
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see the flaws in EDF Energy and the EA's proposal to excavate shingle from Dungeness. They intend to take up to 500 cubic metres of shingle from Dungeness point each day that they'... Read more
Update on the quarry
Earlier this month EDF Energy and the EA submitted a document to Kent County Council, attempting to push forward their unpopular plans to excavate shingle from the Dungeness Nature Reserve. Their document was presented ... Read more
If you love Dungeness as much as we do then please add your voice to our campaign. Together we will get residents the flood protection they need without devastating the 'ness.