Kentish Knock East

Site overview: This site is located in the outer Thames estuary (southern North Sea) and is 96 km square in size.
At risk:  ! This site is at risk, it currently is not designated as a Marine Protected Area - but should be. Decision makers in England will determine next year if this site should be protected, make sure your voice is heard. Take action to ensure this site becomes a properly protected area.

Designation Status
Last Updated
6 June 2017
MPA Type
Marine Conservation Zone
MPA Purpose
to protect nationally important marine wildlife, habitats, geology and geomorphology


51° 39' 59" North,
1° 47' 52" East

Surface Area

96.30 km2
(37.18 mi.2 )


40.04 km
(24.88 mi.)

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