Links for Local Businesses In and Around Lymington

If you run a business in or around Lymington and need to know what each of the local authorities is in charge of what, see below.

Hampshire County Council ( :

Pavements, kerbs, potholes – see Roads and road maintenance

Trees – see Report tree or hedge problems or Tree management

Signage – see Signage services

Lighting – see Street lighting

Hoarding and temporary structures – see Hoarding or temporary structure consent

Licences and permits for scaffolding, banners, digging up the road, skip hire – see Licences and permits

Reporting a problem – roads, paving, flooding, lighting, signs etc. – see Report a problem

New Forest District Council ( :

All aspects of planning.

New Forest District Council ( :

(Business support and economic development; financial support; local area and premises; business rates; licences and regulations; tenders and contracts.)

Trade waste collection page with online form and phone Rates/business page – bill paying, rate relief, moving premises, etc

Business growth:

NFDC helping local businesses to grow along with New Forest Partnership ( and Enterprise first ( (Hampshire and New Forest) – Offering Micro and small businesses – free advice session, information on funding.

Lymington and Pennington Town Council ( :

Residential and amenities, history, local market, community events.

The links below can help your business become GDPR compliant.

Information Commissioner’s Office

The ICO are the body responsible for policy GDPR in the United Kingdom. Links below are from their website.

Twelve steps to take (PDF)

Data Protection self assessment

GDPR Document Templates

One of the simplest ways to make sure you are compliant, is to buy templates that you can fill in for your own business. Please note that these links are provided as is, the LDCCI do not endorse or recommend any particular templates or businesses in this regard, you should exercise due diligence before any purchase.

EU GDPR Academy – a thoroughgoing documentation set

Know your compliance – simpler documentation, not as complete as above