Constructing Futures

14/03/2018

Designed to be a sustainable social purpose business, Constructing Futures will purchase properties in need of major renovation, as well as new build sites, and construct quality homes to be sold on the open market. Profit will be reinvested to fund its work in communities throughout Devon. Beginning in the Torbay and Teignbridge areas, Constructing […]

Torbay Western Corridor Capacity Improvements

15/02/2018

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 scheme includes: • Road widening with additional lanes, creating 2 lane dual carriageway where possible, increasing • Junction capacity, provision for off road cycling, enhanced pedestrian […]

Yeovil Western Corridor

18/10/2017

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

13/06/2017

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

10/06/2017

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 […]

Devon Communities Together

07/06/2017

Youth Construction Skills Project: Devon Communities Together. Construction students and people from disadvantaged backgrounds gain experience through renovating properties which are purchased and resold at a profit and reinvested in future projects. Growth Deal Funding: £0.57m Project launched February 2018

South Devon College Hi Tech Centre

07/06/2017

High quality new build facility providing higher level tech skills, supporting a significant number of local businesses. The project has been developed in consultation with over 40 local businesses of all sizes. The Centre will provide individuals with the skills that employers need to support their growth in a range of important local Hi-Tech businesses […]

Tiverton Eastern Urban Extension

07/06/2017

New access onto the A361 North Devon Link Road and to serve the new development to the East of Tiverton (Tiverton Eastern Urban Extension) as without it there would be significant traffic pressure on the existing road network. The junction will accommodate the 1,500 dwellings planned for the east of Tiverton and 30,000m² employment floor-space allocated […]

Exeter Science Park Open Innovation Building

07/06/2017

The Exeter Science Park Ltd mission is to support STEMM businesses to achieve growth and create high quality jobs. Exeter Science Park Ltd  will develop a 20,000sqft 3 storey Open Innovation Building which will provide grow-on accommodation for existing tenants on the park and also attract new businesses. The flexible open plan office/lab accommodation provides part […]

Unlocking Growth Fund

07/06/2017

The Unlocking Growth Fund is designed to fund projects that develop employment and workspace sites and/or premises to support and foster business growth. Several projects are currently in the pipeline with businesses cases being examined and awaiting funding agreements and final allocations. Projects that have confirmed funding agreements so far are: Highbridge Enterprise Centre Highbridge Enterprise […]