Regional Growth Network

14/06/2017

The Rural Growth Network (RGN) Pilot Initiative was set up in 2012 with £12.5m from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and £1.6m from Government Equalities Office (GEO). The RGN Pilot Initiative was established in response to barriers to rural economic growth identified in the Rural Economy Growth Review. It sought to […]

Millfields, Plymouth

27/09/2016

The Millfields Trust’s new state-of-the-art building Genesis was crowned “Building of the Year 2015” by The Building Forum for Devon and Cornwall. Genesis is the first phase of redeveloping the Millfields Trust HQ site that lies at the heart of Union Street, a civic spine that connects the three old towns of Plymouth. The pioneering, […]

Concise Homes, Bridgwater

27/09/2016

Development of 125 new homes and starter business units and flood defences in Bridgwater. The £1.4 million loan from the Growing Places Fund designed to create jobs and help economic growth enabled Concise Construction to decontaminate the former Federal Mogul site and begin the regeneration of the site was derelict for more than 10 years. […]

Ocean Studios, Plymouth

21/09/2016

The renovation of a Grade 1 listed factory to provide artist studios and workshops, exhibition space and retail units. Ocean Studios is a Community Interest Company whose aim is to provide affordable studios for over 100 artists within the Royal William Yard, Plymouth. By creating specialist provision in the form of a unique managed workspace, […]

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 […]

Exeter Science Park Environmental Futures Campus

21/09/2016

The project uses £2.5m of Growth Deal grant to fund site infrastructure on Phase 2 of Exeter Science Park. This will be in preparation for a Global Environmental Futures Campus site and to facilitate the adjoining Met Office new £100m supercomputer facility which will be the campus’s anchor occupier. The Global Environmental Futures Campus (GEFC) […]

Somerset Energy Innovation Centre

Somerset Energy Innovation Centre

21/09/2016

The Somerset Energy Innovation Centre is a hub for ambitious businesses seeking to collaborate and exploit opportunities in the low carbon and nuclear energy sectors.  It offers unrivalled business support and low carbon supply chain expertise to identify live opportunities and develop its tenants’ capabilities to secure new contracts and supply the growing sector. The […]

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 […]

A379 Newcourt junction, Exeter

21/09/2016

Increased traffic because of housing and employment development had a detrimental impact on J30 during the peak hours. The improvement resolves these problems by converting the left-in, left-out junction into a full movement, signalised junction. The objectives of the scheme are to: Improve access to Sandy Park area to unlock development. Have a minimal impact […]