Providing waterfront premises for a range of leading marine businesses
Few places in Europe can rival Plymouth for its rich cultural, natural and marine assets. The spectacular waterfront city has ambitious plans for growth, offering exciting opportunities for businesses operating in the South West.
At the heart of this is Turnchapel Wharf - a 14 acre business park on the Cattewater in east Plymouth. Previously a Ministry of Defence site, Turnchapel Wharf has undergone a major transformation into a modern, thriving space providing waterfront offices, workshops and warehouses for a wide range of marine companies.
30,000 sqftOffice Space
10,000 sqftIndustrial Units
6 AcresOutdoor Storage
400 metresCommercial Deepwater Berthing
50 tonMobile Boat Hoist
Over 20Businesses based on-site
24/7Secure Access and CCTV
We offer modern, secure facilities for businesses including offices, workshops, classrooms, storage and marine services.
Turnchapel Wharf is home to a growing network of businesses from local to international firms, from SMEs to industry leaders.
Fugro open ROV Training Centre of Excellence
Fugro's remotely operated vehicle (ROV) introductory training course at Turnchapel Wharf has received International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) approval, marking a significant milestone for the company and the offshore industry at large.Find out more
Fugro's USV receives MCA approval
The uncrewed surface vessel (USV) has received approval from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to operate the first USV with an electrical remotely operated vehicle (eROV) in UK waters.Find out more
Aquamare Marine secure new funding
After expanding internationally in recent years, Aquamare Marine have secured new private funding to allow further company growth.Find out more
Fugro continue USV testing from Turnchapel Wharf
With vessels engineered for operations in both coastal and offshore environments, Fugro continue to test their Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs) from their Turnchapel Wharf hub.Find out more
Yacht Havens support microplastic research project in Plymouth
A new method of removing microplastic from coastal waters is being tested at three Yacht Havens locations in Plymouth with the plan to roll this out to locations around the UK coast and beyond.Find out more
Boaty McBoatface visits Turnchapel Wharf
Underwater robot Boaty McBoatface has arrived at Turnchapel Wharf, Plymouth, following a 2000km underwater test as part of its Autosub Long Range (ALR) programme.Find out more
Mayflower Autonomous Ship completes Transatlantic Voyage
After 3,500 unmanned miles, the MAS has arrived in North America after departing its homeport of Turnchapel Wharf in Plymouth in April 2022.Find out more
Krait Defence System added to USV tested in Plymouth
Krait Defence System integrated with MSubs’ Extra Large Uncrewed Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) platform – a 9m length uncrewed vessel being tested at Turnchapel Wharf.Find out more
Sea Trials for new Unmanned Surface Vessel
Another USV visits Turnchapel Wharf, the home of UK maritime autonomy, for sea trials and testing.Find out more
"Few places can rival Plymouth for its rich natural and marine assets, making it the perfect place for marine enterprise. I look forward to welcoming you to Turnchapel Wharf and showing you what facilities we have on offer."
- Ryan Bonney, Site Manager