Marchwood Industrial Park
Southampton, SO40 4BX

Marchwood Industrial Park is situated on the western shore of Southampton Water, opposite the container terminal and The Port of Southampton’s Western Docks. We can work with you to build bespoke facilities of up to 80,000 sq ft to meet your needs and achieve your ESG goals. Development will be BREEAM Excellent.

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3 hectares (8 acres)

Min and max single units possible 15,000 - 80,000 sq ft


The site has an area of circa 3 hectares (8 acres) of development land with potential quayside access.

  • Single unit occupancy of 15,000 - 80,000 sq ft
  • Site can be sub-divided to suit occupier requirements
  • Bespoke design and build opportunities


An internationally recognised economic hub, the Solent region has a large workforce across a number of sectors, including technology, healthcare, retail and financial services. Southampton employs a critical mass of port, maritime and logistics workers. The Port, a major employer in the city, serves as a key node in local, national and international supply chains.

  • 588,300 working age between 16-64
  • Employment Rate of working age residents 77%
  • Wages +1% of National Average


The site is designated for port-related uses within Southampton City Council’s Local Development Plan. With experienced, in-house resource and a proven track record of delivering substantial infrastructure projects, ABP Southampton is in a unique position to facilitate rapid planning and development.

  • Close proximity to M271 for access to M27 and M3
  • Immediate access to on-site rail freight terminals
  • Adjacent to DP World’s deep-sea container terminal


Marchwood Industrial Park benefits from a robust power infrastructure.

  • Sufficient power to meet demand
  • We will work closely with potential occupiers to ensure their specific energy requirements can be accommodated


Min and max single units
possible 15,000 – 80,000 sq ft

The site has an area of 3 hectares (8 acres) of development land with good access to the Port of Southampton. Marchwood Industrial Park is a well-established industrial site and home to more than 60 businesses. The park has 24-hour on-site security. Nearby rail and road links connect Southampton to key UK networks. The Port of Southampton is a hub for economic activity in the Solent and a vital gateway for trade supporting businesses across Britain. It is ideally located for companies servicing the south coast, Thames Valley and London, and equally suited to those looking to benefit from excellent proximity to deep-sea shipping lanes, complementing import and export business.

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ABP has the financial resource, the expertise and the experience to design and build bespoke accommodation ranging from single units to multi-building facilities.

Southampton is the UK’s No.1 export port

  • The Port of Southampton is a hub of global activity. Close to major shipping lanes, it’s the undisputed gateway to the world, handling billions of pounds’ worth of goods each year.
  • £71bn of goods come through the port each year
  • 14 million tonnes of commodities handled every year
  • No.1 automotive port 850,000 units handled annually
  • 2 million passengers annually at Europe’s leading cruise turnaround port


£7.8 billion
value of Southampton Economy

The Port of Southampton supports
jobs nationally

Top 3
3rd ranked city for Good Growth in 2021 PWC report

3 world-class
universities in the Solent area

working age between 16-64 in the Solent region

£2 million
Solent Apprenticeship & Skills Hub serving the area

Transport Links

Marchwood benefits from good access to the UK’s national road network via the A326 Marchwood Bypass and the M271, making it an ideal base for distribution. The nearby Port of Southampton’s rail freight terminals complement multi-modal business models, and Southampton’s unrivalled access by sea and air offer an all-round seamless transport experience.

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The site is well connected to the national road network via M271 (9km / 6 miles), the M27 (14km / 9 miles), the M3 (22km / 14miles) and the A34 (31km / 19 miles).

Central London 137.7km / 85.5 miles
Bristol 176.9km / 109.9 miles
Cardiff 226.5km / 140.7 miles
Birmingham 237.7km / 147.7 miles
Manchester 379.8km / 230.4 miles
Glasgow 698km / 433.7 miles
Road Transport links
Road Transport links


Close to Port of Southampton’s on-site rail freight services.

Southampton Central Station 12km / 7 miles


From Shanghai to Rotterdam, Baltimore to Dakar, Southampton is a vital node in global supply chains and a natural choice for businesses. RORO, LOLO and freight services operate in the port everyday.

Road Transport links
Road Transport links


With flights to the UK and beyond the Solent region is well served by major airports.

Southampton Airport 20km / 12 miles
Bournemouth Airport 47km / 30 miles
Heathrow Airport 117km / 72 miles
Gatwick Airport 154km / 96 miles

Master Plan

An indicative master plan for the site is shown below. Bespoke units can be built to suit specific occupier requirements.

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The site offers leasehold opportunities for bespoke development to meet individual requirements. Terms available on application.


Mains services consisting of electricity, water and drainage will be made available to site and can be connected at an additional cost to the ingoing tenant. 

Service Charge

A provision will be included in any lease for each tenant to pay a service charge, contributing to the costs of maintaining the common areas of the estate and providing on-site security.

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