The Severn Estuary Coastal Group (SECG)
The Severn Estuary Coastal Group is a technical group of local authorities and other key organisations that shares an interest in the management of the shoreline around the Severn Estuary.
Established in 1993, SECG works to promote a coordinated and sustainable approach to coastal risk management and to facilitate the duties and responsibilities of local authorities and other organisations managing coastal protection & flood defence issues around the Estuary.
The area covered by the group spans from Lavernock Point in Wales to Anchor Head and Haw Bridge in England.
- Encouragement of research into coastal issues and associated dissemination of information
- Sharing of good practice and exchange of coastal defence information between authorities in the area and with national bodies.
- Review of the implementation of the Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) for the Estuary
- Promoting community engagement in relation to relevant SMP actions.