Condor Will Return to Weymouth Next March
10:52am 2nd June 2012
(Updated 10:29am 6th June 2012)
Condor are coming back to Weymouth next March.
This announcement’s been made following a visit by members from Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce to their counterparts in Guernsey.
The members also met with a senior member of Condor’s management , who told them that the ferry company wants to make Weymouth “the gateway to the Channel Islands”.
Ken Soar is Group Director, Passenger Division of Condor Ferries. He emphasised that engagement from local businesses was crucial to Condor’s return. “The aim is to make Weymouth the gateway to the Channel Islands. I am asking today for the support of the Chamber of Commerce in our intentions to return to operating sailings from Weymouth, once the works on the quay wall have been completed.”
Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce, President Anna-Maria Geare said: “This is a very exciting time for Condor Ferries and the Chamber alike. We are honoured that Condor gave us the opportunity to meet and inform us of their plans. Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce backs Condor’s return 100% as we feel it will be beneficial to ALL businesses in the local area.”