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Economic Regeneration in North Dorset, West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland

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Our focus

The Economic Regeneration Service assists your business by:

  • Helping you to find or develop Land and Premises
  • Helping to develop solutions to your Workforce or their skills
  • Acting as a single contact point on Council matters including Business rates, Premises, Planning permissions and Public health
  • Helping find advisors on Business Starts, growth, performance and sector development, private loans/grants
  • Linking to Department of International Trade on Inward investment support or on Export Market penetration;
  • Signposting to help and advice on Strategic Planning, Manufacturing/Supply Chain; New Product Development and R&D
  • Provide economy and local business intelligence

Information on the partners that we work with that provide support for local businesses can be found in the Support for businesses in Dorset. To search our database of available commercial property in Dorset; visit Search for commercial property in Dorset

If you cannot find the answer to your query in the pages linked above, contact us;

General economic development in West Dorset and Weymouth & Portland-  Economic Regenration.

General economic development in North Dorset- Economic Development Officer - Susan Sullivan

Community led development in North Dorset- Community Led Development Officer - Hugh de Iongh

  • Weymouth Peninsula Development

    The Weymouth Peninsula Redevelopment aims to create a new, year-round destination, including upgraded tourism and leisure facilities, new public spaces and family-orientated commercial uses for both residents and tourists, as well as undertaking harbour improvements and repairs.

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