Just ten minutes from the mainland, the Isle of Wight is an Isle of opportunities.

The Isle of Wight Council has ambitious and achievable plans for the Island’s future growth and sustainability. This unique and proud community is reinvigorating itself, not only as the much-loved holiday destination that it’s been for several centuries, but also as a viable lifestyle choice to live, work and invest.

Work has begun on an exciting programme of regeneration for the Isle of Wight. Public sector assets have been set aside for development and concept design work has been undertaken across a number of sites, demonstrating viable and exciting development opportunities.

The Isle of Wight Council is ready to identify its future development and investment partners to help turn aspirations into reality; partners to help deliver growth in the economy, raise the aspirations and opportunities for future generations and build on the experience and knowledge of world-leading businesses


Work to start on East Cowes Columbine Building

February 2022: Contractors have begun preparing the iconic Columbine Building in East Cowes for the start of a major investment from the Isle of Wight Council supported by the government’s levelling up fund.   Island-based design consultants ERMC and contractors MCM Construction met Isle of Wight Council officials on site to agree the start of the first big phase …