The Isle of Wight Council seeks to reduce coastal risks to the communities of the Isle of Wight through specialist services in coastal management and geotechnical fields. The following functions and activities contribute to the delivery of the Isle of Wight Council's strategic objectives :-

  • Coastal defence
  • Cliff risk reduction
  • Landslide management
  • Landslide monitoring
  • Shoreline Management Plan
  • Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategies
  • Planning liaison over coastal and geotechnical-related issues
  • Dissemination of information and consultations

The team has been successful in securing European Commission funding in the past for a wide variety of coastal and geotechnical-related research projects and initiatives. The results of these research projects help address and inform Isle of Wight coastal and geological-related problems, particularly in the context of climate change.

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Updated: 30 January, 2015
30 January, 2015