Waterfront offices are set to be created from a £1.5m redevelopment of Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour, presenting new opportunities for businesses to expand on the South Coast.

The award-winning marina on the Beaulieu River was recently reconfigured and extended with a £2.5m investment by Beaulieu Enterprises Ltd.

Now the latest project moves from the water to the boatyard, with planned upgrades to provide new waterfront offices, workshop units and meeting rooms which will be available to rent from spring 2025.

Beaulieu Enterprises Managing Director Russell Bowman commented: “The redevelopment of the boatshed will create spaces with panoramic views across the Beaulieu River, which will make ideal offices and meeting rooms for marine businesses to relocate.”

He added: “After recently celebrating 50 years of Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour, this is our exciting next phase to ensure that we provide the best facilities to match our services and take us forward into the next chapter.”

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With Beaulieu Enterprises anticipating high demand, notes of interest are now being taken for offices, meeting rooms, workshop units, and brand-new boat refit facilities.

Letting terms are available on application and include parking, a communal kitchen, electricity and Wi-fi. They can also include the use of meeting rooms and a secure leased line share to offer guaranteed bandwidth.

Preference will be given to tenants who provide value-added services for owners of boats on the marina’s 200 fully serviced walk-ashore pontoon berths and 300 river moorings. 

Luxury facilities have already been built as part of recent upgrades, with the harbour welcoming over 10,000 visitors each year.

Its industry-leading services and facilities have been recognised by a 5 Gold Anchor accreditation from The Yacht Harbour Association.

Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour was also voted the best place for sailors to call home when it won the prestigious Marina of the Year title in British Yachting’s awards in 2022.