Regional Growth Network


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 […]

Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre


Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre The Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre (EPIC) at White Rock Business Park in Paignton was proposed by Torbay Council and builds on the work of TDA and the Torbay Hi Tech Forum. Torbay aims to be a regional hub for innovation in emerging technologies. EPIC comprises of a 3,834m2 central […]

Oceansgate Phase 1


Capital build to create new Marine Enterprise Zone at Southyard, Plymouth. Oceansgate 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 attracting commercial attention from businesses across the UK keen to move into the new […]

Millfields, Plymouth


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, […]

DC Homes, Bridgwater


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, […]

Concise Homes, Bridgwater


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


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


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


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


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) […]