Dorset Innovation Park - information for businesses
The aim of Dorset Innovation Park Enterprise Zone is to stimulate business growth in the designated area by providing financial incentives to businesses and simplified planning to assist with development. The Enterprise Zone is intended to create jobs and drive local and national growth.
Business Rates Relief
Businesses that occupy new properties in the Dorset Innovation Park Enterprise Zone may be eligible for discretionary relief of up to 100% of the business rates payable, up to a limit of £55,000 per year and a maximum of £275,000 in any 5 year period, provided occupancy on site commenced before 31 March 2022, subject to meeting certain criteria. For further information please download a copy of our Business Rates Relief policy.
The Dorset Innovation Park Enterprise Zone vision is themed upon developing a site for advanced engineering and manufacturing businesses. The target sectors for the enterprise zone are:
• Advanced engineering and manufacturing
• Cyber security
Further information and other acceptable uses are set out within out the Business Occupation Policy available to download here.
Process for applying to relocate to the Dorset Innovation Park
For further information or to apply to relocate to the Dorset Innovation Park please contact:
Enterprise Zone and Regeneration Manager
Purbeck District Council
Telephone: 01929 557349
Joint marketing Agents:
Tel: 01202 661177
Tel: +44 2380206344