Gravel from the Sid ‘to reduce the risk of flooding’

Taking gravel from the Sid to replenish the beach has been an ongoing process for some time now:

Dredged river gravel to protect Pennington Point | Sidmouth Herald

The Beach Management Plan envisages further recharging of the beach:

8 March 2023 – Massive step forward for Sidmouth coastal protection announced – East Devon

In the meantime, the regular adding of gravel from the river continues – as part of works to reduce the risk of flooding:

Residents’ Update – Friday, 15 September

There’s lots of news in this week’s… – East Devon District Council | Facebook