£3.79m for Weymouth Quay Regeneration Project!

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Coastal Communities Minister Jake Berry MP has announced that the Weymouth Quay Regeneration Project has been successful in bidding for £3.79m worth of investment. This money will come from the Coastal Communities Fund [CCF].

weytmouth harbour aerial shot

Coastal Community Team

Weymouth’s Coastal Community team – including the Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce, Weymouth Bid, Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, Weymouth Area Development Trust, Weymouth College and other business representatives – are delighted to have been awarded such significant funding.

How will the funding be spent?

A multi-purpose harbour building, which would include:

  • a Centre of Excellence for Small Medium Enterprise on the Quay – including employment and co-working space, a café or kitchen and bookable training spaces and meeting rooms
  • facilities for boat crews
  • accessible space for boat charter businesses to brief day trippers, deep sea anglers and divers
  • secure storage and facilities for the Harbour Authority
  • state of the art training facilities attracting maritime, marine and other industry students

And attract more visitors to the Town with:

  • new pontoons to improve and extend access to fishing and other boats
  • a pedestrian walkway around the Peninsula
  • fishing improvements

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