Consultations | Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project


We will be working closely with the local community, businesses and all key stakeholders over the coming months as we build the tidal flood walls and move forward with preparing for the tidal barrier through a Transport Works Act Order. This page will include details of all public consultations but if you’d like to be kept up to date with our work through regular newsletters then please email

Virtual Visitor Centre

The Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project virtual visitor centre launched on Monday 24th May will remain live for the duration of the project. We will regularly update the site so that people can keep up-to-date with the latest developments.
Please click here to access the visitor centre.

Lowestoft FRMP Virtual Visitor Centre

2017 Consultation

This consultation was open between 30th October and 14th December 2017. An Open Day was held on Thursday 30th November 2017 at the Riverside, Lowestoft. There was good attendance and comments were shared. If you missed this opportunity to chat to the team then please do get in touch with the Project Manager here.

The 2017 consultation events were held with the public and with specific stakeholders. To view the presentations please click on the links:

Welcome and flooding from the sea presentation - Sharon Bleese (Project Manager, Coastal Partnership East), and Ben Purkiss (Ch2M) - click here

Flooding from rivers and extreme rainfall - Matt Hullis (Head of Environment Strategy, Suffolk County Council) - click here

Environmental Considerations - Ben Purkiss (Ch2M) - click here

The Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project is about developing a way forward to reduce the risk of flooding from the sea, rivers and from extreme rainfall. The target date for completion is 2025 and when finished, the project will support the economic growth and regeneration of Lowestoft and reduce the risk of flooding to existing homes and businesses.

Flooding from rivers and extreme rainfall consultation booklet - click here

Flooding from the sea consultation booklet - click 

The Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report consultation closed on 8th March 2017

The Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project consultation on the document below closed on 29th July 2016

Thank you for your feedback.

Consultation summary document 2016 - click here

Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project | Consultations