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we use our launch to reach the shellfish beds

​The port health launch Lady Aileen on its way to sample cockle beds in the Thames estuary


The London Port Health Authority (LPHA) district encompasses approximately 775 square kilometres of estuarial waters including the Rivers Roach and Crouch. Within these areas there are many shellfish layings which are commercially har​vested.  The London Port Health Authority is responsible for sampling the shellfish within its area.

Should you require any further information please contact the Denton Office on 01474  363033 or by email to

22 March 2012
Last Modified:
16 October 2017