Junction 25 M5

28/03/2018

Upgrade of Junction 25, which is the main access point to Taunton and  provides a critical link to the second strategic route into the South West via the A358 and A303. The scheme involves full signalisation and enlarging of the roundabout, widening of the eastern exit, a new roundabout to access the proposed Nexus 25 […]

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 […]

Hinkley Supply Chain

13/02/2018

The Hinkley Supply Chain programme delivers a supplier matching service for EDF Energy and HPC contractors and tailored support and advice to suppliers The Hinkley Supply Chain Programme (HSCP) is delivered by a consortium led by SWMAS Ltd and supported by Somerset Chamber of Commerce and Business West. The HSCP provides a single point of […]

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

Electronics and Photonics Centre

06/06/2017

Electronics and Photonics Centre The Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre (EPIC) at White Rock Business Park in Paignton is proposed by Torbay Council and builds on the work of the Torbay Development Agency (TDA) and Torbay Hi Tech Forum. Torbay aims to be a regional hub for innovation in emerging technologies. EPIC will comprise of […]

Connecting Devon and Somerset – Broadband

06/06/2017

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 […]