Constructing Futures


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]

Connecting Devon and Somerset – Broadband


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 […]

Taunton Rail Station Enhancements


Taunton Rail Station Enhancements There has already been significant growth in rail patronage at Taunton over the last decade, and this is set to continue as the town expands. This scheme enhances the station and expands its facilities, to make it a gateway to Taunton, and to complement the regeneration of the town centre and […]

Exeter Science Park Grow On Buildings


12104 – ESP Grow On Building -Rendered Elevation Feb 2016 LRThe project will be based at the Exeter Science Park identified as a LEP transformational opportunity and strategic priority for all the shareholders. The project will provide two new grow on office/lab buildings within the Science Park, building on previous LEP investment within the Science […]

Growth Hub


Started: March 2016 The Heart of the South West Growth Hub is a Service for All contract which has been awarded to south west business support provider Serco. The Growth Hub launched in March 2016 and is available for all businesses, whatever size or sector, in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay. The aim of the new […]