Contact Us

Dorset & East Devon Aquaculture is managed by the Dorset Coast Forum:

Dorset Coast Forum Dorset Coast Forum Logo
County Hall
Colliton Park
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1XJ

Tel: +44 (0) 1305 224833
Email: info@dorsetaquaculture.co.uk

Other helpful contact details

Southern IFCA

Southern IFCA covers the inshore waters of Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight out to 6 nautical miles. They work both on land and at sea to balance sustainable fisheries with a sustainable environment.Southern IFCA

Please contact the Southern IFCA at the Authority’s office:

Unit 3 Holes Bay Park
Sterte Avenue West
Poole
Dorset
BH15 2AA

Email: enquiries@southern-ifca.gov.uk
Tel: 01202 721373

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The Crown Estate Leases

For more specific questions regarding aquaculture leases through The Crown Estate contact: The Crown Estate Logo

Email: enquiries@thecrownestate.co.uk

The Crown Estate

Marine Licensing in England and Wales

For information regarding marine licensing and exemptions see the following:

England: www.gov.uk/make-a-marine-licence-application

Wales: naturalresources.wales/apply-and-buy/marine-licensing/?lang=en

Marine Management Organisation

For more specific questions regarding English marine licenses and exemptions contact: Maine Management Organisation Logo

Marine Management Organisation – Marine Licensing Team

Tel: 0300 123 1032

E-mail: marine.consents@marinemanagement.org.uk

Aquaculture Production Business (APB) Authorisation

The Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) are the competent authority responsible for issuing APB Cefas logoauthorisations.

For APB applications see the following:
www.gov.uk/fish-shellfish-or-crustacean-farm-authorisation

Applications for an APB can be made using a Form AW1 available as follows:
www.gov.uk/government/publications/application-to-authorise-a-fish-or-shellfish-farm-form-aw1

For more specific questions regarding APBs contact the Fish Health Inspectorate:

Fish Health Inspectorate
Cefas laboratory
Barrack Road
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 8UB

Tel: 01305 206 700
Email: fhi@cefas.co.uk

Shellfish Harvest Classifications

The Food Standards Agency now have an email mailbox set up solely for requests for new harvesting applications and queries Food Standards Agency Logo relating to classification. The address is as follows:

shellfishharvesting@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk

For more specific questions regarding shellfish Harvesting Classifications contact:

Food Standards Agency
Hygiene Delivery Branch – Primary Production
Enforcement & Local Authority Delivery Division
Aviation House
125 Kingsway
London
WC2B 6NH

Tel: 0207 276 8180
www.food.gov.uk/enforcement/monitoring/shellfish/shellharvestareas

Shellfish Trade Association

For general industry support and advice contact: Shellfish Association of Great Britain Logo

Shellfish Association of Great Britain
Fishmongers’ Hall
London Bridge
London EC4R 9EL

www.shellfish.org.uk
Tel: 020 7283 8305

Purification/Depuration Training

For information about Seafish/REHIS accredited courses in bivalve purification please contact the Southern Shellfish Training Centre, a Seafish Approved Training Provider:

Southern Shellfish Training Centre

Martin Syvret
Tel: +44 (0) 7966 461810
Email: training@aquafishsolutions.com
www.aquafishsolutions.com

Last updated: 4 May 2020