Poole Harbour will be welcoming thousands of cruise ship passengers to the south coast this summer with the completion of South Quay, the world’s newest cruise berth.

Completion of the £10m South Quay project concludes Poole Harbour Commissioner’s ambitious 7-year expansion, said to be one of the biggest port developments seen on the South Coast in recent years.


The news that the internationally-known brand Dorset Cereals is moving to Poole has been hailed as a boost for the town.

But the president of Poole Chamber of Trade and Commerce has said the news is “bittersweet” because of the blow to Poundbury, where the company has been based for 20 years.