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Exmouth Queen’s Drive: Work to turn former temporary car park into public space begins

Exmouth Queen’s Drive: Work to turn former temporary car park into public space begins

Work to turn a former temporary car park site at Exmouth into a public space for fitness classes has now begun.

It comes following a recommendation by the Queen’s Drive Delivery Group to return the site to a public amenity space, complimenting other temporary uses until a new permanent use is agreed for the site.

The groundworks started last week to remove previous...

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Revealed: The most unusual car parks in the UK

Parking a car is usually considered an annoying yet necessary chore. However the UK boasts unique structures, stunning scenery and haunting historical buildings - some of which just happen to be car parks.

hiyacar - the unique car-sharing platform - has teamed up with YourParkingSpace to uncover the most 'out of the ordinary' place to park a car. The top 10 includes the most north-...

Council to resurface Budleigh car park with innovative plastic waste material

Rolle Mews Car Park, Budleigh Salterton is being resurfaced by East Devon District Council this week using an innovative new material.

Instead of conventional asphalt, an alternative type of surface incorporating non-recyclable plastic waste, in place of a portion of bituminous binder material, will be used.

This product, which is produced by MacRebur, has several advantages...

Woman assaulted in Plymouth car park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious sexual assault in Plymouth which happened in the car park behind the Walkabout pub on Union Street between 11pm and 11.30pm on Monday 27th June.

A woman was approached by a man unknown to her who then committed the assault. He is described as a white male, aged 30 to 40, 6ft 1in tall of medium build. He was wearing a red England...

Buyers in space race for parking lots

Two of seven parking bays at Queen Anne’s Quay in Parsonage Way in Plymouth have been sold with five spaced remaining available post-auction.

The spaces in an off-road location were among the West Country lots listed for sale by the regional land and property auctioneers Clive Emson Auctioneers.

The larger of the two sold spaces went to a resident of Queen Anne’s Quay for £8,...

Plymouth ‘Dementia Friendly’ car park spaces thought to be first in UK

Plymouth now has two car parks with designated ‘Dementia Friendly’ parking spaces which are thought to be the first of their kind in the UK.

Following consultation with carers who expressed frustration about the difficulties they face in parking and accessing the city centre, Plymouth City Council’s parking unit has introduced some new dementia accessible parking spaces in two of its...

New temporary car park in West End

Shoppers and visitors will be able to park in a new temporary car park in the West End of Plymouth just in time for Christmas shopping.

Contractors are installing ticket machines and road markings for 115 spaces on the site of the now demolished Mayflower multi-storey car park.

The temporary car park will be available until work on the new coach station gets underway and it is...

Tributes to woman killed in car park collision

The family of the woman who died after a collision on Friday evening have paid tribute to her.

Jennifer Arnott, 77, died shortly after arriving at Derriford Hospital following the incident in a car park at the University of St Mark and St John.

Jennifer’s family said: “Jennifer Anne Arnott, a loving mother, grandmother, partner and dear friend, sadly passed away on Friday 17...

Mayflower West car park to be demolished

Mayflower West car park is to be demolished and a new surface level car park created, Plymouth City Council has announced.

Structural survey consultants have been on site to draw up a demolition plan for the structure which was closed in September following a structural review.

The car park, which was built in 1965, is the oldest major car park in the city centre and although...

Woman dies after fall from Drake Circus car park

A woman who fell from level five of the Drake Circus car park in Plymouth this morning (Wednesday 12 June) has died from her injuries in Derriford Hospital.

Police say her family was with her when she died.

Emergency services were alerted at around 10.40am and an ambulance was quickly on the scene

The woman, who has not been named, was taken straight to the emergency...