Holes Bay

Holes Bay, Poole 

Start Date:01/01/2018                             End Date:31/03/2021


Growth Deal funding up to £5,000,000

Allocated to Borough of Poole

Project Summary - Enabling works to unlock major housing site and employment land.

Holes Bay is the largest brownfield regeneration site in the South West of England, situated on the waterfront at Poole Harbour, within close proximity to Poole town centre, the commercial Port of Poole and with a neighbouring residential housing area.

Local Growth Funding has been allocated to deliver the following infrastructure works to enable the release of a major housing site in Poole, delivering 1,350 new homes and employment land.


Enabling works to include:

  • Flood mitigation
  • New Quaysides
  • Public Access
  • Public Realm

 Progress towards forecast: Pre-Contract


  • 15.98 HA land unlocked
  • 1,350 new homes

 Progress towards forecast: Pre-Contract

Dorset LEP signed off the Full Business Case in July 2018, work is underway to contract with Borough of Poole for construction to start before Christmas 2018.

Contact Details

Borough of Poole 


Dorset LEP

Katherine May, Programme Manager


01202 962720




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