Recent Developments

Richard Carr is an experienced commercial and residential development consultant, boasting a large portfolio of projects.

This page provides examples of Richard’s recent work in the industry.

Canaway Club, Poole – more information

This development scheme benefits from being in the heart of Poole, and in walking distance to Poole Quay. As a joint venture, Fortitudo, Black Gold Developments and Stonehaven Holdings will create an enhanced scheme along with our architects which suits the modern apartment market, to provide for first time buyers in the area of Poole. The site will include fifty residential units, featuring not only studios but also one and two bedroom apartments, over seven-storeys. The development will hope to have the government scheme Help-to-Buy associated with the new builds. 

West Quay Road, Poole – more information

The team at Fortitudo are proud to announce that the planning application has recently been submitted to Poole Borough Council for West Quay Road, Poole. The development will create an iconic building for 78 one and two bedroom apartments with the Government Help-to-buy scheme. 

317 – 319 Sandbanks Road, Poole – more information

TThis development is located In the heart of Sandbanks, the former Odd Bins site, which will include eight luxury apartments and one commercial unit. It’s just moments away from the vibrant town of Ashley Cross, with many eateries and bars. You also have beautiful white-sand beaches moments away, whilst the open sea offers some of the best sailing and coastline right on your doorstep.


101 – 107 Commercial Road, Poole – more information

Fortitudo are proud to announce that the application on Commercial Road, Poole has been accepted subject to planning. The development will offer twenty-two one and two  bedroom apartments and one commercial unit. The construction is due to start November 2018 and will be completed by November 2019. All apartments will be available off-plan and will have the opportunity of the Government scheme Help-to-Buy for first-time buyers. 

Poole Pottery, Poole Quay – more information 

The site has been acquired on an unconditional basis, formally known as The Poole Pottery retail warehouse on Poole Quay. The 36,000 square foot site will create ninety-five residential apartments and two commercial units, all associated with the Government Help-to-Buy scheme. The site benefits from being in the heart of Poole Quay and has direct links to transitions and Poole town centre. 

30 Tower Road, Branksome – more information 

Fortitudo are pleased to announce that 30 Tower Road development is set to be finished by May 2019. The luxury development will feature twelve two and three bedroom apartments, finished with high specifications and underground parking. All apartments are available off-plan, with prices starting from £375,000. 

Wootton Mount, Woodland Point Bournemouth – more information

Fortitudo are pleased to announce that Wootton Gardens development site is set to be finished by February 2019. The development will feature thirty-one apartments and twenty-three surface parking space. This unique project is targeted at people looking to buy their first home, offering market high-quality living, this is due to the proximity to the beach and just moments from Bournemouth town centre. The apartments are all associated with the Government Help-to-Buy scheme and are all available for purchase off-plan. 

Willow Park, Havant – more information

Fortitudo Property are pleased to announce that construction has started on the development of Willow Park in Havant. The scheme will provide thirty-one, one and two bedroom apartments, which will welcome first time buyers in conjunction with the Government backed Help to Buy scheme. The apartments were all designed with a contemporary theme in mind, both internally and in the exterior landscaping. 

The Highlands, Fareham – more information 

Fortitudo Property are pleased to announce the development of The Highlands, in Fareham is now completed. The relocated former ambulance station gave the opportunity to Fortitudo to develop ten, one and two bedroom apartments. The properties are finished with high-quality specifications and great value luxury accommodation, which are close to Fareham town centre. There is a collection of restaurants, shops, and bars within the town, with a host of excellent local transport links and easy access to the picturesque scenes of Portsmouth. 


Poole Police Station

Fortitudo Property are pleased to announce its successful collaboration with Juno Developments in achieving planning for 53 Apartments at the old Poole Police Station. The professional team consisted of planning consultants Pure Town Planning led by Matt Annan and the Architects ARC were led by Bradley Cheer, Richard Carr of Fortitudo commented: “This is a great development for Poole and is bringing new homes in a beautiful setting opposite Poole Park and within walking distance of Ashley Cross and Poole Town Centre, he also wished to thank the Planning team at Poole Borough Council for their help in delivering this scheme, Juno Developments will now complete the scheme.”

Luxury Waterside Homes – view the plans

Planning has been granted for three luxury waterside homes on a site that has been derelict for the past 20 years.

Planning was inspired by Fortitudo Property Development Specialist Richard Carr, architectural work was completed by Bradley Cheer of ARC Architects and the Planning Consultant was Matt Annan of Pure Town Planning.

The site has now been sold to Black Gold Developments for an undisclosed sum.

Richard Carr Brownfield Development9 Brudenell Road, Sandbanks, Poole – view the plans

Planning has been granted for this spectacular development of eight apartments overlooking Poole Harbour.

The site currently has two apartments, which were built in 2003.

The team was led and inspired by Richard Carr, the Development Consultant at Jacob Carr Homes Ltd. The architects were Bradley Cheer of Anders Roberts Cheer, planning was assisted by Matt Annan of Pure Town Planning and the engineering was by Julian Calcinotto of Cacinotto & Associates.

Richard Carr Sandbanks

Salterns Marina, Poole – view the plans

Richard Carr is delighted to have been the lead consultant in the creation of this magnificent building overlooking Poole Harbour.

It’s a new hotel planned for Salterns Marina and Richard would like to thank the team who have worked with him on the project.

  • ARC Architecture: Bradley Cheer
  • Pure Town Planning: Matt Annan
  • JPC Highway Consultants: Phil Casely
  • Frank Tyhurst Flood Risk Consultancy: Frank Tyhurst

Richard Carr Salterns Marina

201 Bingham Avenue Poole – view the plans

Richard Carr 201 Bingham

202 Bingham Avenue Poole – view the plans

Richard Carr 202 Bingham

Excellent news. Planning granted for two 4,200 square foot Georgian Homes in Bingham Avenue Poole (pictured above).

Lilliput Road, Poole

Planning has been approved on this scheme for 36 apartments with a Gross Development Value (GDV) in excess of £25m.

The site has been sold to Boultbee LDN Ltd.

Richard Carr Lilliput Road








1 Salterns Way, Lilliput

Richard Carr was asked by his client in January, 2014 to get the best value from this superb site in Lilliput.

In October, 2014, Richard achieved planning for two mono-roofed contemporary houses; one with access onto Dorset Lake Avenue and the other with access onto Salterns Way.

In total, Richard completed the request of the client within ten months.

The sale was handled by Key Drummond Estate Agents and Tailor Made Estate Agents.

Richard Carr Salterns Way