Yeovil Western Corridor


The project will deliver a number of transport infrastructure improvements including junction improvements, new footway/cycleway and new and improved pedestrian/cycle crossing facilities. Junction Improvements Junction improvements are proposed at five locations and include improvements to junction pedestrian/cycle crossing facilities.  The proposed junction improvements include: Western Avenue/Copse Road Roundabout (provision of a traffic signal controlled junction […]

Hinkley Supply Chain


The Heart of the South West and West of England have launched a new business support service to enable small and medium-sized businesses take up the multiple supply chain opportunities from EDF’s new build of two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C. The service contract allocated £1million, jointly funded by the two LEPs, over a […]

Plymouth Eastern Corridor Cycle Network


The Eastern Corridor Strategic Cycling Network scheme aims to continue the recent transformational shift to walking and cycling in Plymouth by improving connectivity within the city’s heart. A new direct route will link North Cross to the city centre and the waterfront. The improvements to the coastal link between the harbour and Laira Rail Bridge […]

Connecting Devon and Somerset – Broadband


The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) Superfast Extension Programme is the Phase 2 programme of capital investment in the physical infrastructure which aims to extend the coverage of Next Generation Access Broadband – Superfast Broadband – i.e. 30Mbps and above –  to an extra approximately 4,500 – 5,000 businesses by 2020. The project will extend […]

Taunton Rail Station Enhancements


Taunton Rail Station Enhancements There has already been significant growth in rail patronage at Taunton over the last decade, and this is set to continue as the town expands. This scheme enhances the station and expands its facilities, to make it a gateway to Taunton, and to complement the regeneration of the town centre and […]

Exeter Science Park Grow On Buildings


12104 – ESP Grow On Building -Rendered Elevation Feb 2016 LRThe project will be based at the Exeter Science Park identified as a LEP transformational opportunity and strategic priority for all the shareholders. The project will provide two new grow on office/lab buildings within the Science Park, building on previous LEP investment within the Science […]

Growth Hub


Started: March 2016 The Heart of the South West Growth Hub is a Service for All contract which has been awarded to south west business support provider Serco. The Growth Hub launched in March 2016 and is available for all businesses, whatever size or sector, in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay. The aim of the new […]

Plymouth Northern Corridor Traffic Signals


The Northern Corridor Junction Improvements is a five year programme of schemes to upgrade the traffic signal controlled junctions on the A386 corridor in Plymouth.  The first phase of the five year programme involves three junctions south of the A386 Manadon Interchange. At the Weston Park Road junction the scheme will realign the northbound approach, […]

Enterprise Adviser Network


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


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 […]