Daily Archives: 08/01/2018

Improvements for Morlaix Drive

Work on a new bus link to Derriford Hospital will begin in spring 2019. The Morlaix Drive Access Improvement and Bus Priority Scheme will widen Morlaix Drive between Brest Road and the hospital to provide improved access for public transport, pedestrians and cyclists. Funding for the £4.7 million project will be part-funded by £3.3 million […]

Councils to consider teaming up planning services

Plymouth’s award-winning planning services could be teaming up with colleagues in Torbay as part of a comprehensive modernisation package. Plymouth’s Cabinet will meet on 16 January to discuss approving an ‘in principle agreement’ to look at sharing some planning functions with Torbay Council. Areas that could come under the arrangement include planning compliance, major developments, […]

Team appointed for Better Places project to revamp city centre

A design-led consultant team behind some of the UK’s most impressive regeneration schemes has been appointed to lead a multi-million-pound project to transform the open spaces and pedestrian areas around the city centre. Plymouth City Council has committed £27 million over the next five years to the Better Places project to improve the look and […]