The Solent Forum

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The Solent Forum is an independent coastal partnership, established in 1992 to develop a greater understanding among the many local and harbour authorities, user groups, marine businesses and agencies involved in planning and management of the Solent. It assists and advises them in carrying out their functions. The Forum now has over 50 members organisations representing a wide range of sectors. Download the Solent Forum brochure.

Events & Notifications

SEMS Management Group - 23/9/2021

The SEMS Management Group will meet on 23rd September 2021 via an online meeting platform. Read More

Solent Forum Working Arrangements in response to COVID-19

Forum staff will continue to maintain the Forum’s core service with staff working from home. We can contact members by telephone or Microsoft Teams video conferencing.
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Latest News

Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) Consultation

Posted 21/05/2021 12:59

PTEC is a 30MW commercial tidal stream project located off the south coast of the Isle of Wight. A planning application for the onshore elements of the project will be submitted to the Isle of Wight Council in the coming months. If consent is granted, onshore construction work is anticipated to commence in 2023. The project team would like your views.

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Solent Seagrass Project

Posted 28/04/2021 11:31

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust have launched a partnership with Boskalis Westminster Ltd to undertake a seagrass restoration project within the Solent, starting with an important research and development phase.

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