Long Curtain Moat

see the highlights from our completed area at Long Curtain Moat

Frontage 1 was the first area completed as part of the Southsea Coastal Scheme.

It includes the historically significant area around Long Curtain Moat as well as the car park and promenade near Clarence Pier. Activity in this section included:

  • Demolition of the old seawall and a new seawall built
  • Height and width of promenade increased
  • 525 linear metres of sheet piles installed, totalling 6300m2 (if the piles were laid end to end, this would make a total of 12km of sheet piles driven into the ground)
  • 11,474 tonnes of rock imported from Norway
  • 136 parapet units installed
  • 5700 tonnes of in situ concrete
  • 18 rock pools
  • Two new bridges, lighting, plants and seating installed
  • Renewal of the Clarence Pier car park
Frontage 1 bridge BEFORE
BEFORE (2019)
Frontage 1 bridge AFTER
AFTER (2022)
Frontage 1 carpark BEFORE
BEFORE (2019)
Frontage 1 carpark AFTER
AFTER (2022)
Frontage 1 shoreline carpark BEFORE
BEFORE (2019)
Frontage 1 shoreline carpark AFTER
AFTER (2022)
Frontage 1 towards Clarence Pier BEFORE
BEFORE (2019)
Frontage 1 towards Clarence Pier AFTER
AFTER (2022)