Andrew Bateman
Tourism Manager

Featured Development

Alpha Park, Chandlers Ford, Southampton

Alpha Park, Chandlers Ford, Southampton

Three new units are to be built speculatively at Alpha Park in Chandlers Ford, which is a key industrial/distribution location for Southampton located immediately to the west of the M3 motorway.

Featured Event

Keeping Your Business Competitive Workshop: Customer Service: The Heart of Your Business

Business South is working in partnership with Southampton Solent University to deliver key learning solutions through bitesize workshops to create a tailored, focused and dynamic learning environment.
  • Progress continues on the new Whitehill & Bordon Relief road which will facilitate the regeneration of the town. Within Louisburg Barracks, the first 1km northern part of the relief road is being constructed.

    Read More


Hotel Development

Despite the economic downturn, Hampshire has continued to see the opening of new budget and boutique hotels and further new hotels are in the pipeline for the end of 2013 and 2014. There are signs that the county’s hotel market has started to recover and given the forecasts for employment and population growth there is renewed optimism about hotel demand and potential for additional hotel provision.  

Key Destination Hotel Investment Prospectus

The following more detailed prospectus are downloadable for key destinations with strong potential for additional four star and above standard hotel development:





Hampshire Hotel Trends Survey 2013

The Hampshire Hotel Trends Survey 2010-2012 provides a robust understanding of hotel performance and market trends across the county and an assessment of the future prospects for the county’s hotel sector, requirements for boosting hotel demand and potential opportunities for hotel investment and development.

Hampshire Hotel Trends Survey 2013 - Executive Summary

Please email for a full copy of this report

Hotel Market Fact Files

The following series of hotel market fact files have been compiled to assist hotel companies, developers and investors in assessing hotel investment opportunities.

Southampton, including the Southampton/Eastleigh M27 corridor



North Hampshire, incorporating Farnborough, Aldershot and Fleet




East Hampshire