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Unusual Activity & Closures

Yellow Diamond Rampart Street (added 13.01.22)

The Yellow Diamond that is usually located on the yard arm of the MOD flagpole at Rampart Street has been removed for repair. The two Yellow Diamonds (located at either end of Shoeburyness East Beach), signal the status of public access to the foreshore. When the diamonds are raised, the foreshore is open to the public, when they are lowered for operational activity, the foreshore is closed. More info can be found here.


Havengore Bridge - Operational

Open to marine traffic in accordance with MOD byelaws


Foulness Heritage Centre 

Open every first Sunday of the month from April to October. The season is still subject to the status of the COVID pandemic and changing restrictions. More information can be found here


Potton Bridge - Operational 

Potton Bridge is operational and open to marine traffic on all high tides.