our Potential

The Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole region is surrounded by stunning natural beauty. It’s time for our built environment to meet the same standards.

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Welcome to BCP FuturePlaces

BCP FuturePlaces, a wholly owned urban regeneration company created by BCP Council, exists to support the council realise its ambition for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole as a dynamic and affordable place to live, work and visit. Working alongside our communities, stakeholders and the Council, BCP FuturePlaces has been set up to deliver and develop the strength of our economy, the skills of our people, the wealth of our natural and cultural assets, the quality of our infrastructure and natural environment, and elevate our overall quality of life.

What’s happening across BCP

Latest News, Projects & Publications

  • 16 August, 2023

    Holes Bay, the largest Brownfield regeneration site on the south coast, presents an opportunity to revitalise previously developed land - a disused power station - into a new mixed-use town quarter, creating a waterfront community around Poole's Backwater channel.

  • 4 July, 2023

    We are deeply saddened to share the news that Chair of FuturePlaces, Lord Bob Kerslake, died on Saturday, 1st July. He has been an integral part of FuturePlaces’ progress through his extensive support and guidance.  Due to his championing of regeneration and promotion of high standards in public service throughout his career, it was

  • 16 May, 2023

    Download The Annual Review, a dive into the BCP FuturePlaces activity one year on. The review provides a detailed update on the projects and sites being worked on, the board member and leadership team, the governance, standards and assurances, the ways of working and much more. BCP FuturePlaces is wholly owned by BCP Council

  • 28 April, 2023

    Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council’s urban regeneration company, FuturePlaces, is strengthening its Board with three new appointments. Ian Marcus OBE, Karima Fahmy and Pat Hayes will join the recently appointed independent chairman, Lord Bob Kerslake, former head of the Civil Service. The non-executive appointments follow an executive decision by BCP Council’s Chief Executive Officer,

Download our 2023 Annual Review

With our regenerative sites across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole offering a combined gross development value of over £3bn, we are looking to work with partners to create incredible places for our communities by delivering long term sustainable investments that benefit our people.