Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton


Site overview: This site lies off the north east coast of Norfolk, and contains a series of sandbanks which are covered by seawater all the time. There is also a reef here which rises up from the seabed by between 5cm to 10cm.


Designation Status
Designated
Last Updated
6 June 2017
MPA Type
Site of Community Importance
MPA Purpose
Sites which have been adopted by the EC, but not yet formally designated by governments of Member States are known as Sites of Community Importance (SCIs)


Coordinates

52° 50' 28" North,
1° 57' 59" East

Surface Area

1,468.71 km2
(567.07 mi.2 )

Perimeter

160.90 km
(99.98 mi.)

Iconic features protected by this site

Habitat

  • Reefs
  • Subtidal sandbanks (Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time)
  • Reefs (Annex I habitat)
  • Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time (Annex I habitat)