Western Growth Corridor
Growth Deal funding up to £600,000
Funding awarded to Dorset's Council Partnership
The funding is for feasibility work in advance of developing a master plan for Weymouth Town Centre. This will involve developing 400 new homes and in excess of 2,700 jobs across five brownfield sites, amounting to 56 hectares in the town centre, to bring greater prosperity and create a vibrant and exciting place to live, work in and visit.
The Weymouth Town Centre Masterplan is designed to transform Weymouth Town Centre and builds on the natural attributes of its location.This, along with the council’s commitment to use its own property and land assets, provides a means to enhance and diversify the employment base and housing stock, with more choice and new opportunities for residents and visitors in its tourism, marine and cultural offer.
This aspiring project has widespread public support with the population supporting significant changes to ensure a prosperous future for the town and surrounding area.