Welcome to the website of the Poundbury Management Companies (MANCOs 1,2 & 3)

Symonds & Sampson Estate Agents are appointed by the three Poundbury Management Companies (MANCOs) as managing agents to deliver day-to-day estate management including repairs and maintenance in all the courtyards and common areas of Poundbury. All MANCO reports are directed to Symonds & Sampson. Please continue to use this website (Reporting tab) as normal for information and reporting. For more information on the Symonds & Sampson service please view this website “Role Of MANCOs” Tab. As an additional service you may also telephone comments or reports through direct to Symonds & Sampson on 01305 756 968. Please ensure you have all the required information to complete a verbal report.

MANCOs and COVID 19 Information.

Symonds & Sampson are fully operational as managing agents for the three MANCOs. Within current restrictions both the website reporting system and the phone lines are operational as indeed are most of our contracted core services such as TV systems (look in “Courtyards & Parking” tab) together with lighting maintenance and supply. 

This website provides details of the services managed by the three MANCOs on behalf of the shareholders and residents and our joint obligations to maintain significant areas of the Estate in Poundbury. More details of the roles and responsibilities of your MANCO may be found in this website by selecting the tabs above. If you wish to report a maintenance, safety or other issue to your MANCO this may be done by pressing the “Reporting” Tab above and selecting the appropriate MANCO. The options will refer to MANCOs 1,2 or 3. As a resident of MANCO1 you may register a report here, but if you wish to visit the MANCO 1 website please press here.

Poundbury is currently home to some 3,800 people in a mix of private and affordable housing, as well as providing employment for some 2,306 people working in the 207 shops, cafés, offices and factories. The Duchy of Cornwall have a website fully explaining everything you may wish to know about living in Poundbury. Visit the Duchy website here.

Poundbury also has a thriving (Poundbury) Residents Association (PRA). The PRA works closely with retail businesses. Visit the PRA website here.

Below this line you will find latest MANCO issues, news or events. All past entries will be found in the “Topics” tab.


It’s Summer, time to restart our maintenance works!

Covid 19 restrictions has compressed our working summer somewhat and pushed our routine projects forward. Various cleaning, painting and replacement works will be starting soon in our courtyards. Residents will see contractors at work in courtyards over the Summer months painting lamp posts and other metalwork. There will be particularly intensive activity in the MANCO … Read more