Easing of National Lockdown restrictions | Visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) section for information and support for residents and businesses. View Dover Districts latest Covid figures here.

Dover District’s latest COVID-19 figures

Number of cases for the seven days to

Rolling rate for the seven days to . England average is

Total cases (up to )

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test (up to )

7-day rolling case rate compared to England average

Status: Below average (OR Above average if to the right of the dividing line)

Graphic results

All data sourced from coronavirus.data.gov.uk. Please see website for more information about the data and how it is calculated.

Home > Environment > Coast & Rivers > Coast Protection

Coast Protection

Kingsdown Sea Defences Being Constructed

Who is responsible for the coastline?

The Department of The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is responsible for the protection of the UK coastline from flooding and erosion.

Coastal Defence is a term that covers:

  • Coastal Protection: the protection of the coast from erosion - work carried out by Dover District Council
  • Flood Defence: the protection from flooding by the sea - construction and maintenance carried out by the Environment Agency.


Further Information




Tel: 01304 872399

email keithwatson@dover.gov.uk.