Manhood Peninsula Partnership Caring for Chichester’s Coastal Communities. The Manhood Peninsula Partnership was inspired by local residents to promote a sustainable way forward for addressing the environmental, social and economic challenges posed to the area by climate change.
Manhood Peninsula Partnership Coastal Management A large part of the Manhood Peninsula is less than 5m above sea level and at risk from flooding, both inland and coastal. It is likely that climate change will increase this risk, through rising sea levels, rising water tables and increased precipitation intensity. Drainage is an increasing problem on the peninsula as the existing ditches are proving inadequate to handle increased run-off resulting from recent development and heavier...
Manhood Peninsula Partnership Climate Change The peninsula is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change including rising sea levels, rising water table, and more intense precipitation. As a result, the MPP has been working closely with the community to raise levels of awareness and to help produce adaptation plans. These include: practical adaptations funded through a Community Grant Fund including the installation of cycle racks at East Wittering School; the provision of water butts...
Manhood Peninsula Partnership History The Manhood Peninsula Partnership was formed in 2001 following concerns raised among local residents about the need for greater co-ordination between the bodies and organisations responsible for the management of the Peninsula and their ability to work with local people to address present and future environmental, social and economic challenges. The MPP was formed in July 2001 as a direct result of a 5 -day workshop organised by local residents...
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Our Aims and Membership

Our Aims and Membership The aims of the MPP are: to ensure the sustainable development of the peninsula for the benefit of future generations and to consider long-term issues, including climate change. to improve and promote inter-sectoral integration, co-ordination, communication and understanding between those involved in the Manhood Peninsula. to provide opportunities for wider community participation... continue Reading »

About the Area

About the Area The Manhood Peninsula is a large peninsula of land to the south of Chichester. The name is thought to derive from the Anglo-Saxon maene-wudu meaning ‘common wood’ or 'common land'. Situated on the south coast of England, south of Chichester, it is one of the last relatively undeveloped stretches of... continue Reading »

Climate Change

Climate Change The peninsula is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change including rising sea levels, rising water table, and more intense precipitation. As a result, the MPP has been working closely with the community to raise levels of awareness and to help produce adaptation plans. These include: practical adaptations funded... continue Reading »

GLaM

GLaM The Manhood Peninsula Partnership has been working recently to progress ideas about tourism and visitors to the peninsula with the Green Links across the Manhood (GLaM) group, a subgroup of the MPP. The ideas behind GLaM were originally put forward by the Medmerry Stakeholders Advisory Group (MStAG) in response to proposals to create the... continue Reading »

SWISh

SWISh The Manhood Peninsula Surface Water Issues and Solutions Group (SWISh) arose out of discussions at the Manhood Peninsula Partnership into the impact of Operation Watershed, the emergence of flood groups across the peninsula, their relationship with parish councils and the then emerging changes to the existing and newly responsible... continue Reading »

Selsey Haven

Selsey Haven The construction of a small harbour at Selsey will generate economic opportunities for the town bringing benefits to fishing and recreational boat users while protecting the local area from sea flooding during stormy weather. It will build on the traditional small boat fishing industry in Selsey, a core economic... continue Reading »