Kapelle: fruit farming and tours

Industrial estates


Type of industrial estate: mixed

Location: east of Kapelle, immediately adjacent to A58 exit

Available land: 45,860 m2, an expansion of over 6 hectare is anticipated

Environmental category: 4.1 at the most 

Other Industrial Estates in the Municipality:

  • Choorhoek

 This estate does not have any lots available for new commercial activities.

Kapelle: facts and figures

Kapelle is the smallest municipality of Zeeland. This prosperous municipality has four villages: Kapelle, Biezelinge, Wemeldinge and Schore.

Population: 12.500 personen 
Area: 49.63 km² (waarvan 12.5 km² water)

Population density: 337 inwoners per km²

Workforce: 6.000 personen  

Average per capita income: €30.800

Industrial estates: 2

Number of companies: 1.339


Largest sectors:

1. Business and private service industry

2. Agro

3. Retail and trades


Kapelle lies on Zuid-Beveland between the Oosterschelde and the Westerschelde. Its neighbouring municipalities are Goes, Borsele and Reimerswaal. The municipality is intersected by the A58 motorway and the railway for freight and passenger transport. The municipality lies adjacent to the Kanaal door Zuid-Beveland (Canal through Zuid-Beveland) which connects the Oosterschelde with the Westerschelde. 

Business Activity

The village of Kapelle, which has many facilities, is the administrative centre of the municipality. Most companies can be found in Wemeldinge and Biezelinge. The municipality of Kapelle is known for its fruit farming. The greenhouses too provide employment to many independent entrepreneurs.

A number of large companies and SMEs have set up their business on the industrial estates between the railway and the A58. There is still room left for new companies.

The municipality of Kapelle attracts many tourists, partly because of the marina in Wemeldinge. Besides, Wemeldinge is an important diving spot. 

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Source: OndernemerspleinCBS, gemeente Kapelle

Last update: 20-10-2016