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Business in Hampshire

Hampshire's total economy (worth £22.9bn) is the largest economy in England outside London, providing almost 3% of total GDP for the UK as a whole.

Economy

See Hampshire#Economy for more information.

Law & regulations

Hampshire Trading Standards Service originated from the initial introduction of the Weights and Measures Act, and is still better known as the Inspectors of Weights and Measures. Trading Standards Service activities are still primarily enforcement of the Weights and Measures Act, but also has the following responsibilities, in whole or in part, as of 31st March 1988;

  • Agriculture Act 1970 (Part IV)
  • Agriculture Produce (Grading and Marking) Acts 1928 and 1931
  • Animal Health Act 1981
  • Business Names Act 1985
  • Celluloid and Cinematograph Act 1922
  • Consumer Credit Act 1974
  • Consumer Protection Act 1987
  • Control of Pollution Act 1974
  • Energy Conservation Act 1981
  • Estate Agents Act 1979
  • European Communities Act 1972
  • Explosives Acts 1875 and 1923
  • Fabrics (Misdescription) Act 1913
  • Fair Trading Act 1973
  • Fireworks Act 1951
  • Food Act 1984
  • Hallmarking Act 1973
  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • Medicines Act 1968
  • Motor Cycle Noise Act 1987
  • Performing Animals (Regulation) Act 1925
  • Petroleum (Regulations) Act 1928 and 1936
  • Poisons Act 1972
  • Prices Acts 1974 and 1975
  • Road Traffic Acts 1972 and 1974
  • Road Traffic (Foreign Vehicles) Act 1972
  • Telecommunications Act 1984
  • Tourism (Sleeping Accommodation Price Display) Order 1977
  • Trade Descriptions Acts 1968 and 1972
  • Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act 1958
  • Trading Representations (Disabled Persons~ Amendment Act 1972
  • Trading Stamps Act 1964
  • Transport Act 1978
  • Unsolicited Goods and Services Acts 1971 and 1975
  • Weights and Measures Act 1985

Today the Hampshire County Council Regulatory Services Commission publishes advice on local business advice on its web site

Small business advice

Advice for new businesses is available from a number of private ventures and government funded schemes. Advice is available from Business Link, Department of Trade and Industry and the Inland Revenue.

Business award schemes

Hampshire County Council and the Economic Development Office sponsor a number of local business awards.

Business directories

These web sites provide information on local Hampshire businesses (as opposed to UK-wide Business directories);

Business parks & premises

Basingstoke

  • Basing View (offices)
  • Chineham Business Park (offices / light industrial)
  • Crockford Lane (offices / light industrial)
  • Daneshill East (industrial warehouse)
  • Hampshire International Business Park (offices / light industrial)
  • Houndmills Industrial Estate (industrial / warehouse)
  • Intec Business Park (offices / Technical park)
  • Kingsland Bersford Centre
  • Moniton Estate (industrial)
  • Viables Business Park (offices)
  • West Ham Industrial Estate (industrial / warehouse)

East Hampshire

  • Hazleton Industrial Estate (industrial)
  • Hazleton Industrial Park (industrial / warehouse)
  • Petersfield Business Park (industrial / warehouse)
  • Wessex Gate, Horndean (industrial)
  • Westfield Estate, Horndean (offices / light industrial)

Eastleigh

  • Barton Park (industrial / warehouse)
  • Boyatt Wood (industrial / warehouse)
  • Chandlers Ford Industrial Estate (offices / industrial / warehouse)
  • Hampshire Corporate Park (offices)
  • Phoenix Park (industrial)
  • Southampton International Park (offices / industrial / warehouse)
  • Tower Park (industrial / warehouse)
  • Turnpike (offices)

Fareham

  • Apex Centre (industrial)
  • Bridge Industries (industrial / office)
  • Cams Hall (office)
  • Duncan Road (industrial / warehouse)
  • Fareham Enterprise Centre (offices)
  • Fareham Heights (industrial / warehouse / offices)
  • Fareham Industrial Park (industrial / warehouse / offices)
  • Fort Fareham (industrial / warehouse)
  • Fort Wallington (industrial)
  • Kites Croft (industrial / warehouse / offices)
  • Murrills Trading Estate (industrial / warehouse)
  • Newgate Lane (industrial / warehouse)
  • Palmerston Lane (industrial / warehouse)
  • Pennant Park (industrial / warehouse / office)
  • Portchester Park (industrial / warehouse)
  • Segensworth (offices / industrial / warehouse)
  • Solent Business Park (offices)
  • Speedfields Park (industrial / warehouse)
  • Talisman Business Centre (industrial / warehouse)

Gosport

  • Clarence Wharf (industrial)
  • Cranbourne Road (industrial)
  • Fareham Road (industrial / warehouse)
  • Fort Brockhurst (industrial)
  • Forton Road (industrial)
  • Harbour Road (industrial)
  • Heritage Business Park (freehold)
  • Quay Lane (industrial)
  • Westfield Industrial Estate (industrial)

Hart (district)

  • Ancells Farm (offices)
  • Bartley Osborne Way (offices)
  • Blackbushe Business Park (industrial)
  • Murrell Green Business Park (industrial)
  • Pale Lane Farm (offices / industrial / warehouse)
  • Redfields Park (offices / industrial)
  • Sandy Lane Business Park (offices)
  • Waterfront (offices)

Havant

  • Aysgarth Road (industrial)
  • Brambles Business Centre (offices)
  • Brambles Industrial Estate (office / industrial / warehouse / leisure)
  • Brockhampton North Industrial Estate (industrial)
  • Byngs Business Park (industrial)
  • Kingscroft Business Park (industrial)
  • Oakwood Centre (offices)
  • North Havant Industrial Estate (industrial / warehouse)
  • Parkwood Centre (industrial / warehouse / offices)
  • Brambles Farm (industrial)
  • Stratfield Park (industrial)
  • Waterlooville Industrial Estate (industrial)

Portsmouth

  • Acorn Business Park (offices)
  • Bilton Business Park (industrial / warehouse)
  • Blueprint (industrial)
  • Challenge Enterprise Centre (managed offices)
  • Dundas Industrial Estate (industrial / warehouse)
  • Fairways Business Centre (industrial)
  • Farlington Road (industrial / warehouse / retail)
  • Fitzherbert Industrial Estate (industrial / warehouse / retail)
  • Flathouse Quay (industrial)
  • Fratton (industrial)
  • Limberline Estate (industrial / warehouse)
  • North Harbour Business Park (offices)
  • Portchester Park (industrial)
  • Portsmouth Enterprise Centre (managed offices / industrial)
  • Quadra Point (industrial / warehouse)
  • Railway Triangle (industrial / warehouse)
  • Shawcross Industrial Estate (industrial)
  • Walton Road (industrial / warehouse)
  • Warrier Business Centre (managed offices)
  • Western Road Industrial Estate (industrial / warehouse)

Rushmoor

  • Bellevue Enterprise Centre (office / industrial)
  • Bellevue Industrial Estate (industrial)
  • Blackwater Valley (industrial)
  • Deadbrook Lane (industrial / warehouse)
  • Eastern Road (industrial)
  • Farnborough Aerodrome (research & development)
  • Holder Road (offices / warehouse)
  • Invincible Road (industrial)
  • North Lane (industrial)
  • Redan Hill Estate (industrial)
  • Southwood Business Park (offices)

Southampton

  • Bernard Street (offices / warehouse)
  • Centurion Industrial Park (warehouse / industrial)
  • City Industrial Park (industrial / warehouse)
  • Hazel Road & Willments Yard (industrial / warehouse)
  • Kemps Quay (industrial)
  • Millbrook Trading Estate (industrial / warehouse / offices)
  • Millbrook Industrial Estate (industrial / warehouse)
  • Solent Business Centre (industrial / warehouse)
  • Trinity Manor Industrial Estate (industrial / warehouse)
  • Western Docks (industrial / warehouse)

See also

External links

  • Hampshire Business Awards
  • Hampshire County Council
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