Issue details - Crosby Flood and Coastal Defence Scheme

Issue details

Crosby Flood and Coastal Defence Scheme

Sefton Council are developing a business case in partnership with United Utilities and the Environment Agency to secure funding (£15-£20M) to undertake a
scheme in Crosby to reduce risks associated with coastal change and surface water flooding. The preferred scenario(s) and funding options will be presented to Cabinet for approval.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Community Impact;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Blundellsands; Manor; Victoria;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/07/2019

Financial: No;

Community Impact: Yes;

Decision due: 3 Dec 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Health and Wellbeing

Lead director: Head of Locality Services

Department: Regeneration and Skills

Contact: Mark Shaw Email:

Consultation process

Public consultation covering strategic options was undertaken 15th July to 16th September 2019 as part of the Crosby Coastal Park Vision. A subsequent consultation will run when the planning application is submitted.


Informal Cabinet; Cabinet Member - Health and Wellbeing; North West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee; Merseyside Strategic Flood Partnership; Sefton Capital Finance Team; Sefton Council Planning Department; Sefton Council - Coast Task Group; and Sefton Council Capital Investment Group (SCIG)

List of background documents to be considered by decision maker

  • Crosby Flood and Coastal Defence Scheme