Last week we celebrated the final floor being added to the structure at Vespasian in Poole Quay with an exciting topping out ceremony. A proud moment for the Fortitudo team, we’re pleased to be one step further in bringing forward an iconic development to Poole Quay’s waterfront.

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Elizabeth Warburton interviews CEO, Richard Carr to discover Vespasian, a 64-apartment development with one retail unit. Watch the site emerge with real footage of the successful build sitting right on the waterfront of Poole’s historic Quay. Known for its natural beauty and amenities, it’s an attractive and lively location. Not only will the apartments make great holiday homes but they offer an attractive price point suitable for first-time buyers. Click here to watch.

In the third episode of Introducing Corsica, Elizabeth Warburton visits site to view its building progress and chats to our head of Sales, Jack Newland to get the latest. As the build and layout come together, it’s obvious that Corsica’s high specification, forward-thinking features and stunning views create extraordinary homes in a location that speaks for itself. Click here to watch now!

Happy Christmas… have a merry tipple on us!

We are happy to have secured planning for 48 industrial/business units in Magna Park, off Magna Road, Poole. Our second successful industrial site will start construction in early 2022.

Vicky has joined Fortitudo from the University of Reading as a Graduate Land Buyer. She has three years of experience in architecture design and will specialise in spatial studies. We are proud to welcome her to the team!

Fortitudo has acquired a superb opportunity in Bath which has detailed planning consent to deliver 25 apartments. This is Fortitudo’s first venture in the historic city and we are very excited to bring forward a development in a new area. Work is due to commence in early 2022.

Fortitudo are delighted to have acquired The Kings Arms pub in Longham, with a planning application due to be submitted shortly for a new residential scheme. Development proposals will be released soon!

We are pleased to announce that we have completed the purchase of 20 Chewton Farm Road in Christchurch. The scheme will compromise of 14 luxury apartments with secure basement parking, designed to complement the tree-lined, highly sought after location at the entrance to the Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa. Planning was secured by Fortitudo back in December 2020 and construction is due to start soon.

Fortitudo has secured planning for 6 two-bedroom apartments on the corner of Herbert Avenue and Ringwood Road in Poole. The vacant site fell into a dilapidated condition following the closure of the convenience store that previously operated from the property, and since then has been subject to anti-social behaviour.

Construction will begin in the coming months, with the high-specification apartments being available on the Help to Buy scheme.

It was great to see the under 9’s at Stars Football Academy in their Fortitudo sponsored kits this weekend! Well done boys, a courageous and motivated team. We were also lucky enough to take a shirt back to the office to proudly display on our wall.

Fortitudo has appointed Acheson Construction to build our first industrial development consisting of 27 new industrial units situated on Lufton Trading Estate in Yeovil. A renowned construction company, we hope this will be the start of a long working partnership.

Click here to watch an impressive time-lapse video capturing site set up and tower crane erection at Vespasian on Poole Quay. Our contractors have been busy piling foundations and installing ring beams, have raised the levels for flooding and started the concrete frame. We can’t wait to see its progression, watch this space…

We’re pleased to announce that Fortitudo has exchanged contracts on 3.6 acres of industrial land in Bournemouth. The site is part of Magna Park, just off of Magna Road and will compromise 48 industrial/business units. This is the second industrial site we have acquired following great success in Yeovil for a 27 unit scheme.

Jon has joined the Fortitudo team as Quantity Surveyor. He brings with him over 6 years of experience and will be responsible for the cost management across our developments. He will liaise with contractors and consultants to ensure budgets are kept.

Fortitudo is happy to share that we have completed on Artillery 88 in Yeovil with plans approved for 27 self-contained commercial units with allocated parking.

Our CEO Richard Carr invites Elizabeth Warburton from Property London to take a look around the Fortitudo office. The pair discuss topics ranging from Richard’s first development over 40 years ago to the history behind our sites and their corresponding names.

In the final installment of our FJB series Richard Carr discusses how the three developments will improve amenities around the Sandbanks area, benefiting both visitors and residents. These changes hope to restore Sandbanks’ former character.

Fortitudo were so excited to invite Elizabeth Warburton from Property London, down to Poole, to show how we’re getting on at our luxury Canford Cliffs development. You can really see why we love the South Coast so much. Work is happening quickly so stay tuned for more updates.

This week our CEO, Richard Carr, would like to talk about the benefits of redeveloping the three Sandbanks peninsular hotels and the positive effects this will have on the environment. Any queries or comments please contact admin@fortitudoproperty.com

Fortitudo’s planning application for the peninsula hotels in Sandbanks, owned by the FJB Group, is edging closer. Here our CEO, Richard Carr, gives an overview of why this should happen. We will be posting further videos over the next couple of weeks, about improvements to the environment and the amenities that this will bring to the area, and all those who live in it. Any queries or comments please contact admin@fortitudoproperty.com.

The steel structure is now complete at Martello Park, using the one and only British Steel.

Fortitudo is proud to say we are one of the first developers to use underground bins, keeping the pavements around our Parkstone development, Wilson Court, much tidier.

Fortitudo hit practical completion today at Wilson Court, our development in Parkstone, and we think it looks great.

Filming has started on the first section of our 3 part docuseries around our luxury development, Corsica. We are so excited and can’t wait to see the finished result. Thanks to Property London and Elizabeth Warburton.

Fortitudo has made some changes to the team structure. We are delighted to announce that,

  • George Mellery-Pratt is now Managing Director
  • Giles Allen is now Commercial Director
  • Ethan Brighton is now Development Director

Fortitudo are excited to announce that we have submitted planning for an 8-storey apartment building comprising of 122 one and two-bedroom apartments, in the centre of Poole.