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 Capacity Improvements

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 […]

Oceansgate

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, […]

Flood Action Plan

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 […]

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 […]

Bridgwater College Hinkley Skills Capital

21/09/2016

This project aims to create facilities to meet the training needs of Hinkley Point C through redeveloping and extending existing facilities, demolition and new build, and investment in equipment, plant and machinery. It will meet the needs of employers and learners as well as providing a legacy for future training needs of employers and learners […]

Marsh Barton, Exeter, New Railway Station

21/09/2016

Marsh Barton is Exeter’s largest trading estate, and one of the largest employment sites in the region, with around 6,000 existing jobs planned to increase to 8,000 jobs. The estate attracts large numbers of commuters in the peak periods, but has poor transport links. With extremely limited alternatives to the private car, the estate attracts […]

Torquay town centre access

21/09/2016

The Torquay Town Centre Access scheme consists of alterations to the highway network to provide more direct vehicle access into Torquay Town Centre. The highway alterations include reversing traffic flow, improving junctions, and ensuring pedestrian and cycle priority is enhanced, and will improve the accessibility of the Town Centre, connecting the principal access to Torbay […]

Torquay Gateway

21/09/2016

The Torquay Gateway Scheme will open up key sites for existing and planned employment, capitalising upon the South Devon Highway’s to reduce journey times and increase trip journey time reliability. This will provide more confidence to inward investors remote to the area that access into the Town and the designated future growth areas is dependable, […]