HRH The Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh

The City Council would like to express its sincere condolences to Her Majesty The Queen on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Climate Change

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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 by 2022, 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 - 7 themes

  1. General Environmental Management
  2. Waste Management
  3. Energy Management
  4. Water Management
  5. Sustainable Procurement
  6. Transport/Travel
  7. Biodiversity

We regularly report to Services Committee on progress against the action plan, please click here for details