Geotechnical Appraisal : Cliff Collapse Cornwall

Cliff collapse Newquay
Collapsed Cliff Cornwall Stability Assessment

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) Ltd were commissioned to undertake a Geotechnical Appraisal of a cliff collapse in Cornwall.  The Geotechnical Appraisal was to assess for cliff stability of a site near Watergate Bay in Newquay, Cornwall.

HM Coastguard had reported a section of the cliff had collapsed in early 2020.

As part of the study, a Phase I Desk Study was carried out, including obtaining a site-specific geological and ground stability report.

As part of the appraisal Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) Ltd carried out a site walkover and visual assessment of the cliff instability.

An interpretative report was produced detailing:

  • Client: BM Management Group
  • Location: Watergate Bay, Newquay
  • Value: Confidential
  • Activities: Geotechnical Appraisal