What is Bournemouth Development Company?
A public-private partnership seeking to deliver improvements to Bournemouth Town Centre.
Who are the Partners of BDC?
BCP Council and Muse Limited, a Morgan Sindall Group company.
Who are Muse Developments?
Muse Developments Limited is a Morgan Sindall Group company that works with landowners and public sector partners to transform the urban landscape through the development of multi-phase sites and mixed-use regeneration, including residential, commercial, retail and leisure. Find out more at the company’s own website.
Do the same planning rules apply to Bournemouth Development Company developments as any other? Will they go through the same planning process?
Yes. Bournemouth Development Company is treated like any other developer.
What has been achieved so far?
• Madeira Road, completed in Summer 2014
• The Citrus Building, completed in Spring 2015
• Berry Court, completed in Autumn 2018
• St Stephens, due to be completed in early 2021
What are the plans for the future?
BDC has exciting plans for the future. It is determined to make the most of the opportunities it has to help create a Bournemouth town centre that has a strong sense of place, is sustainable and equips the town and its residents for the future. Visit the Development Sites page for further information.
You say the partnership will bring improvements to the Town Centre. What are the improvements and where will this money come from?
We share BCP Council’s objective to make Bournemouth a better place to live, visit, work, invest, learn and socialise in. Our commitment is to use Council land and investment from Muse Limited to provide homes, leisure attractions, shops, offices, educational buildings and improvements to public spaces.
What about car parking?
Overall decisions for the future provision of car parking rest with BCP Council.