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With a population of 147,600, Poole is part of the South West Region’s largest urban area after Bristol, within easy reach of London and the Continent.

Poole boasts a strong economy with a diverse mix of companies. Expanding sectors include marine technologies, tourism and leisure, advanced manufacturing and engineering, health and social work, financial services and creative industries.

It is well placed to handle freight with approximately 1.25 million tons of cargo and around 400,000 passengers. Annually there are more than 5,000 commercial shipping movements within the harbour.

Both Portland and Poole Ports have high expectations for the future with plans to attract cruise liners, feeder container traffic as well as offshore wind farm support.

Some of the largest employers in Poole include:

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Email
economicdevelopment@poole.gov.uk

Telephone
01202 633015

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Address
Planning & Regeneration inc. Building Consultancy
Civic Centre Poole
BH15 2RU