The Solent Forum

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Strategic Guidance for the Solent

Strategic Guidance for the Solent was published in 1997. It acted as a catalyst to bring together the various sectors and stakeholders with an interest in the Solent to strategically discuss the future management needs of the area. The updated chapters are available to download from the table below. Please contact the Forum office to request the original chapters from 1997.  A review of the contents of the Strategic Guidance was published in 2012 - Strategic Guidance Review Report.

Content Date of Publication/Last Revision
Foreword 1997
Nature Conservation Revised 2003.
Landscape and Seascape 1997
Historic Heritage and Maritime Archaeology 1997
Ports and Shipping 1997
Marine Aggregates 1997
Oil and Gas 1997.
Recreation and Tourism Revised 2011.
Naval Base and Defence Interests 1997
Fisheries 1997
Marine Industries 1997
Transportation 1997
Coast Protection and Sea Defence 1997
Environmental Quality Revised 2013.
Safety 1997
Systems for Regulating Development This chapter has been superseded by the Forum's Coastal and Marine Consents Guide, 2012.