Enterprise Adviser Network

10/02/2017

The Enterprise Adviser Network connects local business leaders with schools, helping to motivate and inspire young people. The project supports young people in making choices about their future career, helping to shape and influence their employment plans. Schools are matched with an employer for at least a year – these volunteer Enterprise Advisers work strategically […]

Torbay Western Corridor

02/11/2016

The scheme provides capacity improvements on the section of the A3022 (to the west of Paignton) from Churscombe Cross in the north to Windy Corner in the south. The projects includes road widening with additional lanes, creating 2 lane dual carriageway where possible, increasing junction capacity, provision for off road cycling, enhanced pedestrian route, and […]

Plymouth City Deal (South Yard)

27/09/2016

Capital build to create new Marine Enterprise Zone at Southyard, Plymouth. Oceansgate, the new name for South Yard, funded by the Plymouth and South West Peninsula City Deal, is the first exclusively marine Enterprise Zone in the country, and part of the Heart of the South West LEP’s portfolio of three nationally designated enterprise zones. Oceansgate is […]

DC Homes, Bridgwater

27/09/2016

New fully serviced hotel, including two ground floor commercial units and a stand-alone roof top restaurant at Eastover in Bridgwater. In April 2016, developer DC Hotels (Bridgwater) Ltd signed a franchise agreement with ACCOR Hotel Group for a ‘MERCURE’ branded hotel to occupy the development. The new hotel will have 100+-bedrooms with destination restaurant, bar, […]

Connecting Devon & Somerset

27/09/2016

Grant towards broadband infrastructure to enable Phase 2 of CDS to be rolled out across the LEP area. Growing Places Funding £4,200,000

Somerset Levels river widening

21/09/2016

This project is Phase 2 of the Somerset Levels and Moors 20 Year Flood Action Plan and consists of a package of measures to reduce the duration, depth and frequency of flooding on the Somerset Levels and Moors. This will safeguard houses, commercial premises, communities and infrastructure and increase business confidence, contributing to the creation […]

Plymouth Science Park Phase 5

21/09/2016

Develop Phase 5 of the Plymouth Science Park. Phase 5 centres around a new build subdivided into 11 high quality IT Hub business units of approx 2,000 sq ft as well as alterations to one of the existing buildings on the Park, 5 Research Way, to adapt and subdivide the building to provide units that […]

Bridgwater and Taunton College Advanced Centre for Engineering

21/09/2016

The Advanced Centre for Engineering (ACE) involves two re-development phases on the Taunton campus: Phase 1: Spray booths and body workshop; Laboratories; Mechanical/aeronautical engineering ; Aero engine and part. Phase 2: Electronic suites, laboratories and ICT suites; Taxi status airframe and hangar space; Mechanical & electrical engineering equipment. ACE supports the growth of the advanced […]

Hinkley HPTA package

21/09/2016

As part of the LEP’s Growth Deal allocation £6.5m was made available to Further Education providers to competitively bid into, to help deliver direct skills to support the Hinkley Point C project and to ensure skilled employees are able to backfill jobs due to increased labour market demands from the project. These projects will be […]

Plymouth College Stem Centre

21/09/2016

Plymouth needs additional capacity to meet the economic and labour market demands for STEM. To achieve this, a future-proof, fit for purpose facility is required. City College Plymouth is building this facility at al total cost of £12.83m. The project is designed to: meet identified future labour market needs; make significant GVA and private sector […]