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Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme

North Ayrshire Council is developing the Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme with close community involvement.

The Council would like to update the local residents on its progress. A Scheme Recommendation Report has been prepared which addresses technical, economic and environmental considerations and considers the additional benefits of economic regeneration of Millport. The report recommends a preferred solution, which has been presented to North Ayrshire Council’s Cabinet. 

Alongside the Flood Protection Scheme, the Council’s Economic and Development Team is also looking at the potential to develop Millport further as a key tourism destination on the Firth of Clyde. North Ayrshire Council are working on an Ayrshire Growth Deal for Marine Tourism.

Consultation event took place on 19 and 20 August 2019 at Garrison House Millport, Isle Of Cumbrae, KA28 0DG. 

Feedback forms were provided at the events and completed online and by post.

Public consultation materials can be viewed and downloaded below:

Information Boards

  1. Why is the Flood Protection Scheme Needed?
  2. What we have done so far?
  3. Environmental Assessment
  4. Preferred Solution
  5. Onshore works
  6. Next Steps 

View the Community consultation feedback (PDF, 3.4mb) from the August 2019 consultation event.

Detailed information on the project with questions and answers raised during the community consultation are provided.

The following video provides a visualisation of what the proposed scheme would look like. 

Please note: In order to view the video on fullscreen please press the YouTube button at the bottom of the iPlayer.
  1. Marine Parade
  2. Kames Bay
  3. Cross House
  4. Glasgow Street
  5. Garrison House
  6. Guildford Street
  7. Stuart Street
  8. Clyde Street/Miller Street
  9. Crichton Street/Millburn Street/West Bay 

View the Cross Sections

 Clyde Street rock revetments

Email your views on the Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme to