How can we help?
Are you looking to develop (or redevelop) a property in a coastal area?
If so you may find youself requiring a Coastal Vulnerability Assessment as part of your planning application.
Slope Stabilty Southwest can help!
What is a Coastal Vulnerability Assessment?
The Coastal Vulnerability Assessment was introduced as part of National Planning Policy Framework guidance published in 2018. The principal set out in this document is to ‘reduce risk from coastal change by avoiding inappropriate development of ‘coastal areas’.
The assessment will need to demonstrate the development:
Slope Stability Southwest have experience of working closely with the local planning authority to manage the requirements of this guidance and keep proposed coastline development sustainable to the environment.
Take a look at the Cornwall Council Climate Emergancy Development Plan for more details.
How do i know if I need a Coastal Vulnerability Assessment?
A Coastal Vulnerability Assessment may typicaly be required as part of a planning application, but take a look at our information page for more details:
How much does it cost?
Depending on the size and complexity of the site and proposed develoment, the Coastal Vulnerability Assessment is typically priced at £1400.00 – £2000.00
(VAT not chargeable).
How long does it take?
Slope Stability Southqwest can typically undertake a Coastal Vulnerability Assessment within a week of instruction, we can then issue the report within 5-10 days. However let us know if you need something urgently… we might be able to work some magic!