Premier Marinas acquires Trafalgar Wharf site
7 December 2023
by British Marine

The acquisition by Premier Marinas marks a new chapter for these significant marine  facilities and complements Premier’s existing portfolio of ten marina and boatyard  sites across the South Coast.  

The Trafalgar Group has developed the site to now encompass Europe’s largest  indoor dry stack boat storage facility and a significant commercial shipyard providing  bespoke maintenance programmes for commercial vessels and private yachts. The  wider Trafalgar Wharf site has become a hub for a wide range of marine and non marine businesses and will now be known as Premier Trafalgar Wharf. 

Other Trafalgar Group businesses which include Boat Club Trafalgar, RIBs For Sale, Ballistic RIBs, Thornham Marina and Gatcombe House Serviced Offices are not  included in the transaction and those located at Trafalgar Wharf will continue to  operate as usual. 

All of the existing operations team at Trafalgar Wharf will be retained and transferred  to Premier Marinas as part of the sale agreement. 

Premier Marinas CEO, Pete Bradshaw said: “We’re delighted to add the Trafalgar  Wharf site to the Premier portfolio and welcome new team members into our family.  The acquisition marks yet another milestone for Premier as we continue to invest  and grow our business. Trafalgar Wharf adds new capabilities to our group and  we’re confident that we will be able to combine the knowledge of the existing team  and our wider operational experience to further enhance the site and operations. 

Jonny Boys, managing director of The Trafalgar Group, shared: "We're all about  doing things differently and putting our customers first. We’re delighted to be handing  the reins to Premier Marinas which shares our vision to create fantastic boating and  waterside experiences.”