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East Grampian Coastal Partnership

EGCP Ltd is a not-for-profit limited company representing individuals and organisations who have an interest in the wellbeing of the local coast between Kinnaird Head, Fraserburgh and the mouth of the River North Esk, by St Cyrus.

This website gives you information about the partnership and the local area, including places to visit along the coast.

Latest Beach Clean

All Cancelled until furthur notice. 


Latest News

Corvid -19 - Due to the outbreak of Corvid-19 and current advice, EGCP will be cancelling all Beach Cleans, School Visits, events and meetings until furthur notice. Both Ian Hay and Crawford Paris will be working from home and will still respond to emails and phone calls.

The Aberdeenshire Local Plan Consultation

Aberdeenshire Council have launched a consulation for the Local Development Plan main issues report. More information can be found at in the LDP newsletter

EGCP Turning the plastic Tide 1 year review published

EGCP would like to thank all those who have helped make this such a great year for us and helped reduced litter between Fraserburgh and East Haven. For information on our work so far please follow this link

Proposed Aberdeen City & Shire Strategic Development Plan up for consultation until the 17th of December

The Proposed Aberdeen City & Shire Strategic Development Plan is currently up for consulation and your veiws on how this will effect the coast are sort.

Strategic Development Plans are high-level strategic plans setting out a long-term vision for the future of the area and how we will change the way we use land. It broadly identifies how much development should happen and where it should take place. It does not identify sites the local development plan does that. The current Strategic Development Plan was approved on 28 March 2014 and replaced the Structure Plan (2009). A leaflet Strategic Development Plans in Scotland - The Way Forward has been produced to provide further information and guidance.

For more information and to have your say follow this link.

Sandford Bay Beach Clean

EGCP Turning the Plastic Tide is holding a beach clean at Sandford Bay on Saturday. For more information please contact or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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EGCP Turning the Plastic Tide is supported by EMFF, Peterhead Port Authority, Vattenfall, Shell, Angus Council and AFPO. 

Introducing Crawford Paris and Turning the Plastic Tide

EGCP is proud to introduce Crawford Paris our new Beach Litter Officer. He will be running our new Turning the Plastic Tide project that ais to reduce the amount of litter on our beaches.

If you can help please contact him on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Balmedie Beach Clean

Balmeadie Beach Clean

EGCP will be holding a beach Clean on the 12th of May from 12noon til 2pm. Please meet at the Sandbothy. 

We are Moving

Thanks to the generosity of Aberdeenshire Council EGCP will be moving to Woodhill House with the Economic Development & Protective Services team.

We would like to thank Marine Scotland for hosting us for the last 5 years. 

EGCP Ltd is an incorporated under the Companies Act 2006 as a private company, that company is limited by guarentee, and the situation of its registeres office in Scotland. Company No. 464143