Daily Archives: 26/03/2018


Enforcement action on unauthorised coloured panels on new block

Developers of a new student accommodation block have been served a planning enforcement notice ordering them to remove unauthorised brightly-coloured vinyl stickers. The Council has issued a planning enforcement notice on the developer, J R Pickstock Ltd, of the recently-built block in the Crescent in the city centre. The notice follows a number of complaints […]


Busy first week for enforcement officers

Over 150 litter louts have already been caught by Plymouth’s new environmental enforcement officers. The officers, who began work on Monday, were on the streets of the city from Tuesday afternoon, on the lookout for people dropping litter. Each offender was issued with a fixed penalty notice for £80. The team issued 164 FPNs to […]


Hoe Foreshore works completed for the Easter Holidays

The project to refurbish the buildings on Plymouth’s historic Hoe Foreshore will be finished for the Easter weekend. The Council has invested close to £1 million for the extensive programme of repairs at Tinside Cove since January 2017 after surveys identified damage to the Bathing Houses and Sun Terraces as well as several areas in […]


Representatives of the Council, Aecom and contractor Amey at Derriford

Derriford Transport Scheme nears completion

Major improvement works on the A386 Tavistock Road and William Prance Road are nearing completion, with remaining traffic restrictions due to be lifted by Friday 30 March as planned. The Derriford Transport Scheme will help reduce congestion along this key route and provide better public transport, walking and cycling links – improving journey times for […]


Rowans site nears completion

A new affordable housing development on the site of the former Downham Special School is nearing completion. Named the Rowans and located off Horn Lane in Plymstock, the development features 28 new homes of which 14 are affordable. Following Downham’s move to Estover in 2012, the school was subsequently demolished and the 0.54 ha site […]

(l-r): Rebecca Millman, Aster Group Project Manager; Councillor Steve Ricketts, Cabinet member for Housing and Transport, and Kevin Baulf, Aster Group Sales Manager at the nearly completed site in Plymstock