120 acres




Development / Occupier


Lakeside North Harbour Business Park, Portsmouth



Lakeside North Harbour is an expanding landmark business location set within 120 acres of landscaped grounds. Office space to suite any type and size of business is available within existing buildings on campus, Buildings 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000 & 5000, with planning permission for a further 1million sq ft of office development and opportunities for ‘build your own’ statement office buildings from 25,000sqft to 350,000sqft.

Lakeside North Harbour has gained a reputation as the south coast’s leading business campus with a superb lakeside setting and excellent on-site amenities, including cafes, shops, a hair and beauty lounge, childcare facilities and free shuttle buses connecting the campus with the local transport network and commuters travelling from Gosport and the Isle of Wight.

A diverse business community exists with companies from almost every industry sector including world class brands IBM, Porsche, Jaguar, Landrover, Virgin Media, SPB UK & Ireland, Babcock, Handelsbanken and Wiggle as well as highly successful Solent based companies such as Coffin Mew, Verisona Law, Market Makers, Lead Forensics, The Southern Co-Operative and The Portsmouth News.

The opportunity:

Mixed-use commercial development opportunity for office, research and development, retails, residential and restaurant floor space as well as provision for a private medical centre.


The campus is ideally located with excellent access by road, via the A3(M) & Junction 12 of the A27 / M27 as well as quick links towards London and Southampton Airport, all within easy reach. Situated at the gateway to Portsmouth, benefiting from excellent connectivity to the City by public transport and free shuttle buses connect the campus with local transport networks for commuters travelling from Gosport and The Isle of Wight.

Planning status:

Outline planning permission was granted on 15th October 2010 (Application number 08/02342/OUT) for the development of office space and other development to include: shops, restaurants/cafes, hotel and apart-hotel, private hospital, car dealership, with access roads/footways, landscaping and associated plant. Various planning consents associated with the outline planning permission have been subsequently granted or implemented.

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Plot size and estimated floor space provision:

Development opportunities & Use class

Plot size (ha)

Plot size (acres)

Floor space (sq. m)

Floor space (sq. ft.)

Office, R&D (1000 Lakeside)



Office, R&D (2000, 3000, 4000 & 5000 Lakeside)



Retail, Restaurants and Cafes





153 bedroom hotel, Gym & Restaurant

Sold to Village Hotels

Medical centre





Car dealership

Sold to Inchcape Estates Ltd.

Development considerations:

  • Site is located within Flood Zone 2 (as designated by the Environment Agency).
  • South eastern part of the site is a ‘Candidate Local Wildlife Site’.
    For further information, please contact Portsmouth City Council.


Landowner: Portsmouth City Council
Local authority: Portsmouth City Council
Development address: Western Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3EN



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Contact us below:

Andrew Lubman
Senior Regeneration and Development Officer
Hampshire County Council