Plymouth Plan

Ambitious plan for the future of Plymouth and SW Devon published

An ambitious plan for what Plymouth and South West Devon could be like in 2034 covering important issues like health, transport, homes, jobs and the economy, green spaces and infrastructure is to be considered by three councils next week.

The Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan is going to the Full Council in each local authority on the following days:

• Plymouth -...

Ideas to bring more life into city centre unveiled

Urban living could return to Plymouth city centre as part of a move to inject people and a fresh feel into the heart of the city.

More families, couples, as well as singletons could live in new apartments and affordable houses with easy access to cafes, bars and shops through exciting redevelopment schemes designed to bring more life to the city centre.

Ideas have been put...

Plymouth Plan website launches

A new interactive Plymouth Plan website has been launched which is designed to help users get to the issues they are interested in just by clicking.

Plymouth Plan Part One has now been approved and the site, which sets out how we want the city to be by the year 2031, is now live to look at.

Cabinet member for Planning and Infrastructure, Councillor Mark Coker said: “The...

Part Two of Plymouth Plan now underway

People across Plymouth are being asked where new homes could be built as the next phase of the Plymouth Plan gets underway.

Residents are being asked to take a good look at their own neighbourhood, as well as the city as a whole, to look at what land could be set aside for homes, for offices and work units and which green spaces they feel need to be improved or protected.


Setting out the Plymouth Plan stall

The team behind the Plymouth Plan will be setting out its stall this week – at the City Market.

Part 2 of the plan is being launched this week and the team will be renting a space at the market every Friday to start talking shop and homes and roads.

The event is the first of a series taking place from now until the end of the year and is designed to get as many people involving...

Ambitious plan for Plymouth's future

An ambitious and pioneering plan setting out a 15 year vision for a dynamic and growing Plymouth has been given the go-ahead by councillors.

Thousands of people who live and work in Plymouth have been involved in the creation of part one of the Plymouth Plan, which provides a single strategic plan that will guide the city’s direction up to 2031.

The plan takes a radical...

Masterplanning for Plymouth's city centre

Leading urban design specialists are to carry out detailed feasibility studies on Plymouth city centre as part of a masterplanning exercise.

Plymouth City Council has commissioned LDA Design, an independent design, environment and sustainability consultancy, to generate and test ideas for development in the city centre and to turn these ideas into deliverable proposals that will form...

Plymouth Plan wins national award

Plymouth’s innovative approach to planning for the future has won a national award for planning excellence.

The Plymouth Plan was last night recognised as the best approach to plan making practice in the country by the Royal Town Planning Institute – the professional body that represents 23,000 planning professionals worldwide and promotes spatial planning, shapes policy and raises...

Plymouth Plan shortlisted for top award

Plymouth’s plan for the future is in the national spotlight after being shortlisted for a prestigious accolade from the Royal Town Planning Institute.

The Council has this week learnt its innovative Plymouth Plan is a finalist for the Excellence in Plan Making Practice Award for the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2015.

The plan was launched in summer 2013 and is not only...

Views sought on draft Plymouth Plan

Residents, businesses and organisations are being asked to see if their views have been taken into account in the first draft of the Plymouth Plan.

The plan sets out an ambitious agenda what Plymouth could be like in 2031 and covers a range of subjects such as health, transport, homes, jobs and the economy, arts and culture and education.

Part One of the draft Plymouth Plan...