Design and Townscape Guide - Refresh 2009 (Consultation Draft)
Representation ID: 85
Respondent: Environment Agency
Para 16. We support reference to protecting and enhancing the Thames. This should be expanded to acknowledge the wider blue ribbon network such as the Eastwood Brook, Prittlebrook and other watercourses.
For your information we would like to remind you that under the terms of the Water Resources Act 1991 and the Land Drainage Byelaws, the prior written consent of the Agency is required for any proposed works or structures either affecting or within 9 metres of the tidal or fluvial flood defence. Early consultation with the Environment Agency is recommended.
Having reviewed the document we wish to make the following comments: