Southern Coastal Group

Regional Coastal Group for central southern England

Advising & influencing

Regional Flood and Coastal Committees and national FCERM policy

Monitoring & co-ordinating

Data collection and sustainable policies, including SMP delivery

Sharing knowledge

The chosen forum for coastal practitioners across the region

Portland Bill to Selsey Bill

including the Isle of Wight

The Southern Coastal Group (SCG) is the Regional Coastal Group for central southern England.

Our primary objective is to be a source of expertise, advice and influence to the Regional Flood and Coastal Committees and other stakeholders on matters relating to the 648 km coastline between Portland Bill in Dorset and Selsey Bill in West Sussex, including the Isle of Wight.

We also play a key role in the successful development and delivery of research in the field of coastal risk management, and the development and oversight of regional Shoreline Management Plans.

News / Latest Online

Solent and South Downs RHCP

Annual Review Report 2018 (Final, February 2020) now online

Swanage Pier WaveRex analysis 2019

Utilisation of RCMP data to understand coastal processes, Final Report now online

Hydrodynamic controls on nearshore sediment sizes in Poole Bay

Bradbury’s Bursary 2019, Gladys Ong. MSc thesis now online