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 central southern England

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

SCOPAC Field Trip 2019

To Weymouth & Portland in Dorset on Thursday, 19th September

Hydrodynamic controls on nearshore sediment sizes in Poole Bay

Bradbury’s Bursary award for 2019

Healthy Estuaries project 2020

Jo Brooksbank, Natural England
Minor funds contribution 2019-20

SCOPAC Coastal Landfills Study

The full and final report is now online, including case studies

Utilisation of RCMP data to understand coastal processes

Awards for 2018/19 and 2019/20

Assessing the performance of timber groynes at Bournemouth Beach

A 29 year field-test of 5 different species
Summary report and other documentation now available