DEFRA statement on HPMA’s

Yesterday (5th July 2023) the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) released an official press notice on the designations for Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMA’s).

These HPMA’s designations, which includes Allonby Bay, are now under effect as of the 5th July 2023).

DEFRA’s full statement can be found here as well as a link to their official video based in Allonby.