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Environmental Aspects

Designated sites

The following links provide information about the designated sites that are located within the area considered by the PLA's Baseline Document. The map of the River Thames below shows the Natura 2000 areas along with the relevant SSSIs that were included within the PLA's Baseline Document. Click on areas of the map below to access information on each of these designations.

Benfleet and Southend Marshes SPA and Ramsar siteHolehaven Creek SSSIThames Estuary and Marshes SPA and Ramsar siteThames Estuary and Marshes SPA and Ramsar site


Existing Conditions

The tidal Thames as a whole, as well as the Designated sites shown above, were all investigated within the Baseline, and the existing environmental conditions documented. Follow the links below to read more about these aspects within the PLA's Thames.

Coastal and Estuarine Processes and MorphologyWater QualitySediment QualityIntertidal EcologyOrnithologyNoise

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