Find business premises
If your business needs to find new premises, the New Forest has an array of commercial properties within its boundary.
You can find information on the factors to consider when moving to new commercial premises at Support for moving to new business premises
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Finding a commercial property
There are many commercial property websites that cover the New Forest. They include NovaLoca.
Business Hampshire also provides details of commercial property availability https://businesshampshire.co.uk/
Council owned commercial property: any availability on Council owned or managed sites are advertised through commercial agents who use commercial property websites including those shown above.
Manufacturing and distribution sites can be found at locations including Hardley Industrial Estate and Ampress Park in Lymington.
Mixed-use development is located at various sites including the successful New Forest Enterprise Centre in Totton. The Enterprise Centre consists of 71 units varying in size from 785 sqft to 113sqft split equally between office and light industrial. 1GB broadband is available throughout the building with meetings rooms also available. All units are 'easy in - easy out' with just two weeks termination notice required.
Key development sites
New Forest has a range of key development sites which are at various stages of delivery.
Business Hampshire provides details about large new commercial sites and developments, including:
Hampshire County Council is responsible for production of the Key Sites Portfolio. Details of other locations can be found on the Business Hampshire website.
For further information on the development sites in New Forest, contact our Business Support team by phone on 023 8028 5735 or by email to BusinessSupport@nfdc.gov.uk.
There are now a number of co-working (shared) workspaces in New Forest. These offer an affordable and flexible option for your business, as many have 'easy in, easy out' terms.
If you're looking for a start-up office or workshop space but aren't quite ready to lease your own commercial property, shared workspaces may be a solution. Some also provide start-up support and advice for their tenants.
For further information on the shared workspaces, contact our Business Support team by email at BusinessSupport@nfdc.gov.uk.
Trading at street markets
New Forest has several street markets, as well as Hampshire Farmers' Markets organised by Hampshire Fare.
If you would like to trade from one of the markets in the following locations, contact the market organiser using the website links below.