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 […]

Roundswell Phase 2, Barnstaple

21/09/2016

The scheme will provide a pedestrian / cycle bridge over the A39 at Roundswell linking new and existing employment and residential areas. The scheme will replace the proposals to introduce a signalised Toucan crossing of the A39 at Roundswell Roundabout. By doing so, the scheme will reduce congestion and improve road safety by providing a […]

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 […]

Derriford Hospital Interchange

21/09/2016

The Derriford Hospital Interchange (DHI) scheme is part of the ‘Derriford jigsaw’, a package of strategically important infrastructure essential to support and enable the substantial increase of 9,000 jobs and the delivery of 2,950 new homes planned for the north of Plymouth in the next 15 years. The Derriford Hospital Interchange scheme will introduce a […]

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, […]

Derriford Transport Scheme

21/09/2016

The Derriford Transport Scheme (DTS) aims to unlock sustainable growth by reducing current congestion and minimising the impact of additional trips on the highway network that will be generated from new developments in the area. The scheme will achieve this through localised highway widening to support additional traffic and bus lanes enabling more efficient use […]