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Littlehampton Harbour Advisory Body

The Littlehampton Harbour Advisory Body (LHAB) was established in late 2020 as part of the Board’s commitment to
improve relations with our stakeholders and ensure that all user groups are given an equal platform in which to voice their views for the betterment of the Harbour. 

The group will include 8 to 16 appointed representatives and shall meet a minimum of twice a year. Their core mission is to promote positive and approachable attitudes amongst all users to create a better sense of
community and understanding within Littlehampton Harbour.

The Terms of Referenence and details on membership can be downloaded here.

The requisite 8 to 16 members are be drawn from :

  1. one appointed on the nomination of West Sussex County Council
  2. one appointed on the nomination of Arun District Council
  3. one appointed on the nomination of Littlehampton Town Council
  4. one appointed on the nomination of the Environment Agency
  5. one appointed on the nomination of Natural England
  6. one appointed on the nomination of the RNLI
  7. one appointed on the nomination of the HM Coastguard
  8. one appointed on the nomination of Tarmac’s Littlehampton Asphalt Plant
  9. one appointed on the nomination of the Littlehampton Harbour Stakeholders Association
  10. one appointed to represent the mooring operators within the harbour
  11. one appointed to represent the Commercial Fishermen within the harbour
  12. one appointed to represent Charter Vessels, Ferries and Water Taxis within the harbour
  13. one appointed to represent Littlehampton Jet Ski Club
  14. one appointed to represent other marine volunteer organisations around the harbour (such as the Sea Cadets, Sea Scouts, Maritime Volunteer Service etc.)
  15. one appointed to represent LHB casual staff
  16. one appointed to represent LHB berth holders

Previously to 2020, a less formal Harbour Stakeholder Consultation Group met quarterly and was chaired by the board’s Recreational Users Representative.  To see an archive of minutes for this previous group, use this link.