SWIP is currently focused on the theme of decarbonisation and what that will mean for the South West. Below, you will find outputs that we have produced and links to work being undertaken by the wider infrastructure community that are relevant to the South West in the quest to reduce carbon emissions and achieve net zero as soon as practically possible.

SWIP reports

SWIP Newsletters

SWIP Integrating Net Zero Route Map – 2021

SWIP Decarbonisation Workshops – Truro and Bristol – 2020

South West Councils

SWIP consultation responses

SWIP welcomes contributions that provide insights and views on the development of infrastructure in the South West. These could include papers, articles, blogs or news items or suggestions for links to other websites that may have relevant data. Please send your contributions to The links below summarise some of the challenges and potential solutions the infrastructure sector faces.

Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT)

Bath University and others



Climate Change Commission

Construction Leadership Council

DAFNI (Data & Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure)

Energy Systems Catapult

Environment Agency

Environmental Industries Commission (EIC)

Friends of the Earth

Future of Gas


ICE Informs Newsletters

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)


Lloyds Register (shipping)

Local government (climate emergency)

National Infrastructure Commission

Oxford University


Pennon Group



Wales and West Utilities

Welsh Government