Guidance

Southern North Sea marine area: index map and site packages

Use the index map to find the conservation site packages in the Southern North Sea marine area.

Documents

Southern North Sea map

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Details

Find out if your activity, proposal or area of responsibility has a potential impact on the species and habitats in the marine protected areas in the Southern North Sea.

Advice packages are listed alphabetically. Packages marked ‘awaiting update’ on the map have not been updated on the Designated Sites System but advice may still exist. These sites are not listed here, but you can search for all sites on the Designated Sites View site search. This will include links to any existing advice.

Advice packages in the Southern North Sea

Alde, Ore and Butley Estuaries Special Area of Conservation (UK0030076) Formal

Alde Ore Estuary Special Protection Area (UK9009112) Formal

Benfleet and Southend Marshes Special Protection Area (UK9009171) Formal

Blackwater, Crouch, Roach and Colne Estuaries Marine Conservation Zone (UKMCZ0003) Formal

Blackwater Estuary (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 4) Special Protection Area (UK9009245) Formal

Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Marine Conservation Zone (UKMCZ0031) Draft

Deben Estuary Special Protection Area (UK9009261) Draft

Essex Estuaries Special Area of Conservation (UK0013690) Formal

Foulness (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 5) Special Protection Area (UK9009246) Draft

Gibraltar Point Special Protection Area (UK9008022) Formal

Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton Special Area of Conservation (UK0030369) Formal

Holderness Inshore Marine Conservation Zone (UKMCZ0035) Draft

Humber Estuary Special Area of Conservation (UK0030170) Draft

Humber Estuary Special Protection Area (UK9006111) Draft

Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge Special Area of Conservation (UK0030370) Formal

Margate and Long Sands Special Area of Conservation (UK0030371) Formal

Medway Estuary and Marshes Special Protection Area (UK9012031) Formal

Medway Estuary Marine Conservation Zone (UKMCZ0011) Formal

North Norfolk Coast Special Area of Conservation (UK0019838) Formal

North Norfolk Coast Special Protection Area (UK9009031) Formal

Orfordness – Shingle Street Special Area of Conservation (UK0014780) Formal

Stour and Orwell Estuaries Special Protection Area (UK9009121) Draft

Thames Estuary and Marshes Special Protection Area (UK9012021) Formal

Thanet Coast Marine Conservation Zone (UKMCZ0017) Formal

The Swale Special Protection Area (UK9012011) Formal

The Swale Estuary Marine Conservation Zone (UKMCZ0041) Formal

The Wash and North Norfolk Coast Special Area of Conservation (UK0017075) Formal

The Wash Special Protection Area (UK9008021) Formal

Published 30 March 2017
Last updated 28 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Status of Thames Estuary and Marshes / the Swale Estuary changed from 'draft' to 'formal'. Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton / Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge / Margate and Long Sands changed status from SCI to SAC. New draft sites Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds / Deben Estuary / Holderness Inshore and Stour / Orwell Estuaries added. Updated map.
  2. Map updated; 3 new sites added, 10 sites moved from draft to formal. 3 links changed to point to Designated Sites System.
  3. First published.