Solent Forum

c/o Hampshire County Council, Elizabeth II Court, The Castle
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 8UD

Tel: 01962 846027
Fax: 01962 832311
Email: info@solentforum.org
Web: www.solentforum.org

Type of partnership: Neutral, broad-based and honest broker role.
Marine Plan Area: 6. South Inshore

Since 1995, the Solent Forum has provided a platform to deliver Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Solent sub-region of the South East. It operates at a strategic coastal management level, providing a network for closer working relationships, information dissemination and discussion of topical coastal issues.

Core ServicesAdditional Services
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Provision of network opportunities
  • Facilitation role
  • Communication - dissemination of the relevant information
  • Community engagement and awareness raising
  • Informing coastal/maritime planning, policy, legislation and strategy
  • Providing a central point of contact for coastal issues
  • Promote collaborative working
  • Provision of an up to date database
  • Commisioning of delivering relevant research
  • Provision of coastal services
  • Marine planning
  • Habitat management
  • Pathfinder project
  • Commercial
  • Tourism/recreation
  • Partnership working, project delivery, fundraising
Core PurposesDesignations
  • Integrated planning and management of the coast (ICZM)
  • To assist agencies and authorities in carrying out their function on the coast.
  • To provide a broadly based consultative forum on the coast.
  • AONB
  • Local Nature Reserve
  • National Park
  • SSSI
  • SPA
  • SAC
  • MCZ
  • European Marine Set
  • Ramsar Site
 

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