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Salisbury City Council declared a Climate Change Emergency at Full Council on 17 June 2019.

Our Declaration

  • Working to make Salisbury as carbon neutral as possible by 2030
  • Working with partners to achieve “clean air” in Salisbury, in particular by taking action to reduce vehicle emissions, supporting public transport, cycling and walking
  • Replacing or converting all council-owned or operated vehicles to electric powered vehicles as soon as is practically possible
  • Encouraging the rapid phasing out of diesel-powered buses in the City by bus operators and their replacement by cleaner or non-polluting alternatives
  • Increasing wherever possible the extent of pedestrianised areas within the City centre
  • Undertaking a comprehensive programme of improvement of the insulation of all council-owned property
  • Ensuring that such property shall be fitted with solar panels wherever possible
  • Doing everything within its power to ensure that such standards should also apply to any new buildings which are permitted within the City

Our Policy -
6 Themes

  • General Environmental Management
  • Waste Management
  • Energy and Water Management
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • Transport/Travel
  • Natural Environment Management

Environment and
Climate Committee

We regularly report to Environment and Climate Committee on progress against the action plan. Click below for details.