Seaford Beach Replenishment
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  • 1. Beach Replenishment in Seaford Twice a year a firm of contractors arrive to redistribute the shingle in Seaford Bay. The whole thing takes about three weeks and employs six earthmovers, two bulldozers and a digger.
  • 2. Where is Seaford? Main direction of LSD Newhaven Harbour Arm – prevents LSD – Mouth of the River Ouse At ebbing tides the river currents reverse LSD at the centre of the bay note the beach west of the arm
  • 3. Seaford Bay looking East. The contractors move shingle from east of the bay (under Seaford Head) to the centre then from the west to the centre.
  • 4. Bucket holds 18 m 3 Note how the beach has been eroded here
  • 5. View looking east Note the severity of the erosion here
  • 6. Trucks unloading shingle at centre of beach.
  • 7. Bulldozer levels the beach.
  • 8. View looking west – this beach has yet to be replenished .
  • 9. View looking east – beyond the bulldozer where the beach has been replenished .
  • 10. A Sunny Day in Seaford