Learn more about the temporary wave barriers

Temporay wave barriers credit Sara Parker

Currently, the Environment Agency install seasonal temporary defences to help protect the town from flooding during the winter months – you may know them as the ‘lego blocks’ but their official title is Legarto Blocks. Flood events are not just restricted to the winter season. With increasingly frequent storm events and rising sea levels, coastal engineers are currently working towards the provision of permanent flood protection for Swanage.  

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