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miles from London

11.4m

visitors per year

7630

businesses

28k

university students

£2bn

investment plans

1.5m

passengers through International Port

2000

job created in 2023

£6.7bn

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City centre regeneration

Our forward-thinking approach to regenerating the city centre focuses on the needs of current and future generations. From behavioural changes in how we spend our time and money to the environmental changes around us, the flexibility to evolve with the...

Tipner West

At Tipner West, the city is driving forward ambitious plans for a unique and innovative development that makes the most of the city's location, heritage and skills. A leading marine employment hub will create work and training opportunities for local...

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Southsea Coastal Scheme

We are creating new coastal defences that improve our seafront and stimulate regeneration, whilst protecting communities and preserving the area's unique heritage for future generations.  Our £140M Southsea Coastal Scheme is the largest seafront coastal defence project in the UK....

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Solent Freeport: The Portsmouth Gateway Cluster

The Portsmouth Gateway Cluster, part of the government approved  Solent Freeport, comprises of a customs zone at Portsmouth International Port and Portico and 43 hectares of un-developed land with full tax incentives at Dunsbury Park. These sites are owned by...

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Lakeside North Harbour

Lakeside North Harbour is an award-winning south coast business campus set in 130-acre landscaped grounds. Owned by Portsmouth City Council since August 2019, it is home to 55 companies including world class brands and vibrant SMEs. It is the region's...

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Dunsbury Park

Dunsbury Park is a new business gateway to the south and an award-winning business park next to junction 3 of the A3(M) on the London/Solent corridor. We’re creating thousands of new jobs at this unique, natural parkland site. It is...

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HSDC pop up market 2024

New entrepreneurs showcase at HSDC Pop-up market

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Phase 2 approved for Gunwharf Quays £45m investment

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Recipe for success at Portsmouth’s food and drink industry event

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Funding success for creative sector

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Lakeside win Landlord of the Year

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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard wins double at top industry awards

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Portsmouth in top 10 for most popular city

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Space cluster celebrates first year

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First business moves into new city centre Enterprise Centre

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Gunwharf Quays’ refresh “Made in Portsmouth”

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First Green Tourism Award winners

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Jubilee fountain City Centre

Future High Streets work set to finish on Commercial Road

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Historic Dockyard listed in top 3 most visited attractions

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Maritime UK Solent partners with Canada to promote maritime business investment

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Business led contingent to promote the region at UK MIPIM 2024

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Award winners of The News Business Awards

Quattro Foods, CTS Europe and Positive Eats win big at the News Business Excellence Awards

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Hampshire FA partners with Lakeside to support new football complex

Hampshire FA partners with Lakeside to support new football complex

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Portsmouth Pop Up shop opens

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University of Portsmouth £250M plans for campus development

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Charles Taylor relocates to Lakeside

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New restaurant opening in Old Portsmouth

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Announcing first business for new Portsmouth Pop Up shop

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Two new restaurants to join Gunwharf Quays

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Two new tenants sign up for Dunsbury Park

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Crowdfunder success leads to new business The Pole Coven opening

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Airbus awarded major contract to work on a UK-led climate satellite mission

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Council announces a new business grant to support growth

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Port set for its busiest cruise season yet

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High street improvements for Commercial Road to start

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Palmerston Road during Southsea Food Festival 2023

Dates revealed for Southsea Food Festival 2024

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Jubilee fountain City Centre

Portsmouth Pop Up shop to support business growth

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Business opportunity to reduce carbon emissions and lower costs

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HSDC sponsor Portsmouth’s Christmas Lights Switch On Parties

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Lamb kebabs

Copnor business wins best Turkish takeaway award

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Saga Spirit Overs

Global cruise industry declares Portsmouth as “Best Port”

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Businesses urged to consider installing male sanitary bins

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Announcing a bumper magic Christmas in Portsmouth

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Cycling to work

Funding up to £4,000 for sustainable travel improvements

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Portsmouth Creates and founding partners

Portsmouth receives £1.1m funding package to grow creativity and culture

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Council supports HSDC’s creative enterprise students

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Wanted! Your views on business support in the city

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Maritime UK Solent Award winners

Top awards for BAE and Port

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Simon Bateman and Ben Williams

Lakeside welcomes Effective Energy Group

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Bridge Centre Fratton

Bridge Centre purchase unlocks new opportunities for Fratton 

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New restaurant opens in city centre

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Launch of innovative business support service

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New warehouse at Portico opening

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Port opens sustainable passenger terminal

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Wendy's Portsmouth

Wendy’s opens in Portsmouth’s city centre

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“Our people enjoy the benefits of living and working in a coastal location, making it easy to attract and retain talent"

Jo Sawford, Portsmouth Site Director at Airbus Portsmouth

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We are supporting future entrepreneurs. @Be_HSDC Creative Enterprise students' showed their best products at a pop-up market. Partnering with the council, each student received financial support. Read more: https://bit.ly/4csJeSS

Southsea Food Festival is coming soon with a huge range of food from across the world brought to you by lots of businesses! Expect @chili_island @StaggeringBeer & many more. See them all https://rediscoverportsmouth.co.uk/traders-at-southsea-food-festival-2024/

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🥳Just one month to go until Southsea Food Festival 🥳

Saturday and Sunday, 20 & 21 July:
🥨60 food and drink stalls
🎸live music
🎙 entertainment
👩🏻‍🍳 food tips from the pro's

Find out more 👇🏻

https://rediscoverportsmouth.co.uk/events/southsea-food-festival-2024/

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