Funding towards new look train station announced

Authored by News Desk

The journey to create a better welcome for Plymouth’s 2.5 million rail passengers will be able to start, thanks to the Government cash boost of £43.57 million to the Heart of the South West LEP to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth.

Plymouth looks set to get in the region of £4.7 million towards the cost of the redevelopment which could transform the station....

West End temporary car park to stay

Authored by Mary

Shoppers will continue to be able to park close to West End shops in the temporary car park at Mayflower West in the crucial run up to Christmas.

Councillor Mark Lowry, Cabinet Member for Finance and Assets and City Centre Champion has pledged to the city’s West End traders that work on the new coach station and car park that could affect parking would not start until after this...

UK marine energy experts visit Plymouth for government led strategic forum

Authored by Mary

Over 60 industry professionals from across the UK will gather at Plymouth University today <Thursday 5th March> to discuss the future development of the UK wave and tidal energy sector.

The annual meeting of the Marine Energy Programme Board (MEPB), which was established in 2011, provides a strategic forum for UK industry, regional stakeholders and Government to help steer...

Work on next section of city centre walking and cycling route to begin in January

Authored by Sarah Parker

Work to provide an improved walking and cycling route between Plymouth Rail Station and Exeter Street will begin on Monday 6 January.

Part of the Council’s Plymotion scheme, the improvements will deliver the next section of the new west-to-east route from Stonehouse to Plympton and Plymstock via Laira Rail Bridge, which will be opened to pedestrians and cyclists in 2015.


Sheme to improve access into and around Plymouth rail station is now complete

Authored by Mary

Developed by Plymouth City Council and its highways contractor Amey in partnership with First Great Western and Network Rail, the scheme aims to better connect the train station with the city centre and has been part-funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) and Sustrans, the national walking and cycling charity.

Improvements include new footways between North Road East and the...