A lot has changed at Brixham. In recent years, income at the port has risen and there is a need for additional space to help support future growth. Brixham’s has a strong resident fleet and also sees fishing vessels from elsewhere that fish South-West waters on a seasonal basis. The fleet in Brixham is able to rely on the services of a range of suppliers to the fishing industry, with fishing gear suppliers, engineering companies, ship’s painters, electronics suppliers and transport specialists. Brixham’s auction is today one of the most modern to be found anywhere in Europe. The high quality fish can be bought by buyers worldwide via an online auction. The halls have been built to the highest hygiene and temperature control standards.