South West

Welcome to CIHT South West

CIHT South West comprises: Bournemouth; City of Bristol; Cornwall; Devon; Dorset; Gloucestershire; Guernsey; Isles of Scilly; Jersey; Plymouth; Poole; Somerset; Swindon; Torbay and Wiltshire. With the Cotswolds, Hardy’s Wessex, Dartmoor and Exmoor and the surfing beaches of Cornwall, it is hardly surprising that we are often host to other regions, most notably the CIHT Northern Ireland. South West organises a range of events across the year and currently have two Young Members Committee in Exeter and Bristol, as well as the main committee covering the whole of the South West.

Getting Involved

The Region Committee includes representatives from quarry companies, contractors and consultants and local authorities. The membership incorporates a wide range of employers with a strong representation from consultants, central and local government, contractors and the materials industry.  

If you wish to get involved, please do not hesitate to contact us via e:

Events in the Region

A programme of seminars and workshops is organised throughout the year covering all aspects of highway engineering from integrated transport solutions and traffic management, through to road design and construction, blacktop materials and quarrying, network management and procurement strategies. Breakfast and evening seminars are popular with professionals with ever-increasing workloads, so we try to provide a good selection of these, along with full day technical seminars. Our Young Professionals Groups in Bristol and Exeter are active in promoting  technical events .

We organise regular social and networking events. Because of the size of the area covered, our events are held at various locations including Bristol, Exeter, Taunton, Plymouth, Dorchester and Gloucester. One of the highlights of the South West calendar is the Annual Conference & Dinner. More information can be found on our events pages.


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