West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset

A Residential Scheme Comprising Of 562 Apartments


The project hosts 562 residential apartments split across eleven buildings. The ground floor includes F&B offerings of approximately 392m2, with a 347m2 workspace and a 969 m2 rowing club. A total number of 340 car parking spaces and 562 cycle parking spaces are provided in the under-croft.

The scheme aims to relate to the historic buildings of West Quay Road whilst also creating exciting waterfront architecture. The scheme will improve the public realm around the site. New links between Poole’s historic town centre and the quayside will be created. The area allocated to new quayside at the development exceeds half an acre, extending over 250 metres.


West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset

The Site is located between Poole Bridge & the Twin Sails bridge. This gives it a gateway position for commuters & visitors approaching Poole via either bridge. The site also falls at the end of the route on Poole’s historic Quay, fronting the Backwater Channel and Hamworthy.

Adjacent to the site along the quay are several industrial warehouses. This location plan indicates the regeneration happening on the Hamworthy side of the Back Water Channel between the bridges land. And the courtyard plan of the proposed Marina Quay The development plan will create a new Quayside exceeding 250 metres in length, with an area of more than half an acre, to continue the public access and link to Old Poole’s Quayside.


The site is arranged in two parts, separated by Dee Way to the south and north: Retirement, or over 55 living, and Open Market apartments.

The apartments are split into 11 buildings with taller buildings at the waters edge and shorter contextual blocks along West Quay Road.


Phase 1: Retirement

  • 184 Apartments: 55 2-Bed Apartments & 129 3-Bed Apartments
  • 110 Car parking spaces
  • 184 Cycle spaces
  • 5/ 7/ 8/ 10 Residential levels above podium
  • Building heights: 23.5m, 29.5m, 32.5m, 38.5m (including parapet)


Phase 2: Open Market

  • 378 Apartments: 254 1-Bed Apartments, 116 2-bed Apartments & 8 3-Bed Apartments
  • 230 Car parking spaces
  • 378 Cycle spaces
  • 2/ 5/ 9/ 11 Residential levels above podium
  • Building heights: 14.5m, 23.5m, 35.5m, 41.5m