The second phase of the development was granted outline planning permission in October 1999, providing approx. 900 dwellings and 6ha of employment space over a 10 year development period. Middle Farm Way, relieving Bridport Road, was constructed in 2006.
Since 2005 the Duchy has provided 35% affordable housing in Phase 2. The focus of Phase 2 is Queen Mother Square, formally opened by Her Majesty The Queen in October 2016.
Phase 2 also includes the South West Quadrant and Parkway Farm, Peter Jackson Square and the Charbonnel et Walker (previously House of Dorchester) chocolate factory.
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Poundbury is designed to create a sustainable community which achieves an attractive, modern and pleasing place in which people can live, work, shop and play. Particular emphasis is placed on the quality of place making through time honoured principles, urban design, landscaping and the selection of materials.
Every day hundreds of craftsman, specialist contractors and professionals work on the buildings and infrastructure at Poundbury. From urban designers to plumbers, builders and apprentices, many have learnt their trade in Poundbury. CG Fry’s Steve Walker has been working here since its conception and wins awards year after year for his management and remarkable knowledge of the project and its delivery.
Local firms hosted a Careers Open Day Initiative in Poundbury in May 2019. The aim of this event was to highlight the employment and training opportunities available in the Construction Industry, particularly in Dorset.ABOUT