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Sites and Premises

There is an abundance of office space available in the cities surrounding New Forest, namely Southampton and Bournemouth, but within the District itself there is somewhat of a shortage.

On this page detail is given on the commercial properties available in New Forest and also some of those in the surrounding area.

New Forest Enterprise Centre
New Forest Enterprise Centre

Located in Totton, the Centre is specifically for new and small businesses, especially those looking to graduate from a home office to their first professional premises.

Comprising of 36 offices and 35 light industrial/workshop self-contained units, all on easy in/easy out terms. Free car parking and waste removal is available, with high speed Internet accessible throughout the building.

There is also two air conditioned meeting rooms available for anyone to hire, for long or short periods.

For more information on the centre and unit availability click here


Business Parks

Throughout New Forest District there is a variety of industrial and business parks.

Marchwood Industrial Park is one of the more significant sites in the district. It encompasses 120 acres of open storage sites, warehouse and distribution premises, light and heavy industrial buildings, office buildings, and scientific, R&D premises.

Ampress Park, situated in Lymington, is a 35 acre site comprising of 21 commercial units ranging from 500 to 1679 sq.ft.

There are further business parks across the District in Ringwood, New Milton, Hythe etc. Availability can be found usually on generic sites like PrimeLocation, RightMove, or Zoopla.




Basepoint is an organisation that manages business centres at 31 locations throughout the UK, with a centre in Southampton, Bournemouth, and Romsey.

The centres provide flexible serviced and managed offices, virtual offices and serviced meeting rooms.

Basepoint licensees are also offered access to a free, 24/7 business support service.

For more information on Basepoint and unit availability click here



Regus recently acquired the business centres of Basepoint, and has two centres of its own in Southampton, one in the city centre the other at the airport.

They offer a very similar service to Basepoint. For more information click here


Solent Business Centre

Enterprise First

Enterprise First run and operate a business centre in Southampton City Centre.

The site comprises of 92 units in total, over 6 floors. The Centre offers free car parking, reception services, conference & training space, internet access and 24/7 access.

For more information click here



For further help with finding the right commercial property for you visit Invest in Southampton which provides detail on up-and-coming developments and agents to contact.

Should you wish to discuss your company's property requirement with the Council, then please contact Matt Callaghan, the District Council's Economic Development Manager, Tel: 023 8028 5588

Updated: 27 Sep 2018
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