As Europe’s busiest roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) and passenger port, Dover is the perfect location for businesses involved in transport, logistics, travel and hospitality. Or, for that matter, anyone looking to do business with Europe! As the 'Gateway to Europe' Dover handles £100bn worth of trade annually.
Over 13 million people travel via Dover every year - that's more passengers than Britain's fifth busiest airport! A ferry leaves or enters the port every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day, 364 days a year.
Dover is also the UK's second busiest cruise port with two dedicated cruise terminals which are also available for hire for corporate events and exhibitions. Many of the world's leading cruise lines call at Dover.
The port has a wide range of commercial property available for those looking to relocate or set-up a business on the Enterprise Coast.
Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR)
The Port of Dover is embarking on the largest single investment in its history. The £250m Dover Western Docks Revival will see the construction of two new cargo berths along with a port-centric logistics and distribution facility. This will support expansion of the port's fresh produce trade. Dover already handles 20% of the UK's banana imports with regular shipments from South America and West Africa. The development will also free up space at Dover's Eastern Docks for the ongoing development of ro-ro trades at Europe's busiest freight and passenger ferry port.
The project will also see the development of a new marina and waterfront regeneration with opportunities for leisure, hotel and residential investors in a unique waterfront location with the backdrop of the famous White Cliffs of Dover, Dover Castle and views across the English Channel to France.