About Poundbury

Poundbury is an urban extension to the Dorset county town of Dorchester, built on Duchy of Cornwall land, according to principles of architecture and urban planning as advocated by HRH The Prince of Wales in his book ‘A Vision of Britain’.

It is currently home to some 3,000 people in a mix of private and affordable housing, as well as providing employment for some 2,340 people working in the 185 shops, cafés, offices and factories.