Portsmouth City Council

A Business South Champion

Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2BE


Portsmouth is a diverse, vibrant and modern city, with huge strengths, assets and opportunities

Portsmouth is an influential and progressive city at the heart of south Hampshire. With sustainable economic growth and regeneration being the key focus, our reputation for playing host to leading businesses and for fostering a strong business community ensures continued growth for the city and surrounding areas.

Our determination to successfully regenerate and grow the city creates a positive message for existing businesses looking to develop or potential investors into the city. From assisting private sector growth and encouraging business start-ups to attracting new ventures, Portsmouth ensures your business is in great company.

The city has a great vision – to develop and grow in a sustainable manner, ensuring provisions for infrastructure, education and skills and the design of quality environments for its residents, businesses and visitors. New housing and commercial development is helping the city to grow by improving its economy and providing jobs.

The city is focused on building on its existing sectors, expanding further on its marine and maritime, and advanced manufacturing. The city provides a sustainable economic environment, allowing creative, start up and fast growing businesses to prosper, with a real sense of anticipated growth. A strong industry focus, a joined up approach from a committed city development team, and award winning support within the city are paving the way for great investments, well placed for the future.