Issue details

Freeport Bid

to seek authorisation to submit a bid to Government for Freeport status

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Commons; Hamworthy; Poole Town;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/12/2020

Decision due: 13 Jan 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Economy and Strategic Planning

Lead director: Corporate Director of Regeneration and Economy

Contact: Chris Shephard, Head of Economic Development & Sustainability Email:

Consultation process

informal consultation as part of bid development process


Businesses including Rigby Group (Bournemouth Airport) and Poole Harbour Commissioners (Port of Poole)


Agenda items


  • Freeport Bid