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.

Business Occupation

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

• Defence

• Marine

• Energy

• 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:

Sarah Powell-Pisareva

Enterprise Zone Manager

Telephone: (+44) 07718 666458


Joint marketing Agents:

Sibbett Gregory

Jonathan Sibbett

Jayne Sharman

Tel: 01202 661177


Jon Diaper

Tel: +44 2380206344

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