Policy paper

Dawlish Warren beach management scheme

How the Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council are managing coastal erosion at Dawlish Warren.



Work continues to progress on the £14 million Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. Construction of the main scheme is due to start in 2017.

The estimated long-term benefit of the Warren continuing to shelter communities and the main railway line from storms is £158 million. The overall scheme will help to reduce the risk of flooding to nearly 2,900 properties.

Published 19 August 2015
Last updated 21 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Link added to YouTube film about the Dawlish Warren beach management scheme.
  2. The beach management scheme at Dawlish Warren is complete - page updated with details work carried out.
  3. Key dates added.
  4. Information added on the repair/replacement of groynes damaged over the winter.
  5. Arrangements for public exhibition deleted, link added to Flickr and images of exhibition panels.
  6. Reference to the october public exhibition at Starcross and Cockwood updated.
  7. Updated informatioin about public exhibition.
  8. Date of November's public exhibition added.
  9. First published.