Great Yarmouth

Tidal Defence Project

EA JBA Bentley

Who is funding the scheme?

The Environment Agency has worked together with Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council, and by securing funding from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs we managed to accumulate enough monies to deliver a scheme to repair and increase the level of protection to Great Yarmouth. 


The construction will cost £40.3 million with an additional £6.2 million required over the next 30 years to maintain the defences. £27 million will be funded by Flood & Coastal Risk Management Grant in Aid (GiA) from central government. The remaining funded by Partnership Funding contributions including:



We still require £1.6m from local sources to fund the future maintenance of the defences and the partners are continuing to exploring this.