Have your say on draft plans for Exmouth town and seafront

Have your say on a draft plan outlining how Exmouth town and seafront will be shaped for the next decade has been created.

Following extensive public consultations in summer 2022, East Devon District Council (EDDC) has now released its draft ‘Placemaking Plan for Exmouth Town and Seafront’.

A questionnaire, asking for feedback will run for two weeks from March 1 until March...

Carden Group submits plans for first site

CARDEN Group has submitted plans for its first Garden Village development – 1,000+ homes and community facilities across 220 acres of land in Exeter.

The strategic land business – privately owned and managed by Steve Morgan CBE, founder and former chairman of Redrow; Will Heath, former Group development director at Redrow; and Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, landowner and former director at...

Plans approved for 220 new homes for Okehampton

Plans have been approved for 220 much-needed new homes on the outskirts of Okehampton, Devon along with substantial public, open green space and play areas.

Leading housebuilder Barratt Homes will also build the long-called for ‘Southern Link Road' to serve the whole of Okehampton and reduce traffic in the town centre. The new road will feature Devon banks and a beech tree-lined...

Stay Travel Savvy this Sunshine Saturday

With many travel operators like First Choice and easyJet holidays offering low-cost deals to fill the gap left after Thomas Cook’s collapse in 2019, this year’s Sunshine Saturday could be the biggest and busiest ever.

Consumer awareness champion is urging consumers to make sure their travel insurance is not just an afterthought when booking their...

Ideas to create 21st century Waterfront city for Plymouth

Ideas that could bring parts of Plymouth’s foreshore to life along with identifying sites for hotels, housing, improved green spaces, heritage trails and public art are being put forward in a new masterplan for Plymouth’s historic Waterfront.

Wildflower and coastal grass could be planted on the fringe of the Hoe to remove its municipal feel and acknowledge its link with the sea, while...

Plans submitted for first phase of Oceansgate

The first set of buildings to be designed for the city’s Oceansgate have been submitted to planners this week.

A front building of offices and two rows of industrial units are planned for the entrance to the site, which is destined to become a world class hub for marine industries.

The two and three-storey buildings have been designed to offer flexible office and workshop space...

Plymouth’s Plan for Homes wins top planning award

Plymouth City Council’s ‘Plan for Homes’ has won a top regional planning award and has been shortlisted for a national award.

Plan for Homes won the overall award in the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) South West Awards for Planning Excellence. It has also been shortlisted for an RTPI national award in the category ‘Excellence in Planning to Deliver Housing’.

Phil Bisatt,...

Plans submitted for executive homes in Plymouth

Leading housebuilder Charles Church Cornwall has submitted two planning applications for more than 60 new homes in Plymouth.

Charles Church, which recently opened a new regional office in Launceston, wants to build 27 houses in the Seaton neighbourhood and a further 36 houses at Plymstock Quarry.

Outline planning permission has already been granted at both sites.


Boulevard dream comes closer

Buying land in Bath Street is a crucial step in Plymouth City Council’s long-held ambition of better linking the city centre to Millbay and the sea.

The Council is in discussions with the Homes & Communities Agency to fund the acquisition of five properties in Bath Street to help progress the development along the boulevard which will deliver over 170 new homes as well as new shops...

New surgery and homes to be built on West Hoe

A brand new surgery and homes are to be built on West Hoe in Plymouth.

West Hoe Surgery will be getting a brand new expanded building to cater for more patients, and there will also be 14 new homes. The greenlight has now been given to go ahead with the new doctors surgery, eight town houses and six apartments.

West Hoe Developments are due to purchase the existing surgery from...