Royal Pier Waterfront

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Site Details

Developer: RPW (Southampton) Ltd

Opportunity: Occupiers

  • £450m regeneration scheme
  • 800m waterfront with full public access
  • 40-50 new premium shops, waterside restaurants, cafes and bars
  • A major new Epicurean Market
  • 730 contemporary apartments
  • 250 bed 4-5 star signature hotel and spa
  • High quality park-side office development
  • A Casino with leisure and entertainment facilities
  • Civic, cultural / arts and technology hub celebrating Southampton’s links with land, sea and sky
  • Easy to access surface and underground car parking with 2,000 spaces and cycle park
  • Relocation of Red Funnel's new ferry terminal approved January 2016
  • Main planning application for the £450m development submitted autumn 2015



Royal Pier Waterfront represents an unprecedented opportunity to create an exciting and world-class waterfront development for Southampton.

This vision has moved a step closer with the planning application for the relocation of Red Funnel's new ferry terminal to Trafalgar Dock approved in January 2016.

The main planning application for the £450m development was submitted autumn 2015.

Southampton City Council has formally announced that Aspers has been awarded the city’s licence to operate a new large casino. This is the last of this type of licence to be awarded in the UK (exc. Northern Ireland) and is one of only eight issued nationwide. The casino will be located within the Royal Pier development.

Royal Pier Waterfront, encompassing Mayflower Park, represents an unprecedented opportunity to create an exciting and world-class waterfront development for Southampton, including the extension and re-design of the park.


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Jeff Walters, Economic Development Manager
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