Daily Archives: 20/03/2019


North Prospect scheme enters final phase

Plymouth’s latest Plan for Homes is set to benefit its first project. The redevelopment of North Prospect, which is now approaching its final phase, will receive £1 million from the new Housing Investment Fund, a key part of the Council’s latest Plan for Homes. The money will go towards the construction of new roads and […]


Solar panels for Council buildings

More Council-owned buildings look set to have solar panels installed as the city continues its drive to cut carbon and create clean renewable energy. The Box, Ballard House, Prince Rock Depot and Chelson Meadow are the latest buildings to be earmarked for installations that could help the Council cut its carbon emissions by up to […]


Flood defences approved for Ham Lane

One of Plymouth’s favourite green spaces is set for some investment to tackle flooding. Ham Lane, a footpath which runs the length of Ham Woods, is often prone to flooding in the winter. In particular, a 60 metre, low-lying stretch of the path can spend up to 50 days of the year under water. Now, […]


Viaduct works to begin in May

Major road improvement works to support some of Plymouth City Centre’s most exciting developments will begin this Spring. Shoppers and visitors are being urged to try new routes into the city centre from 13 May when work begins on the viaduct – Exeter Street – the road between the new Drake Leisure complex and Drake […]


Partners sign Plan For Trees partnership agreement

Partners in Plymouth have signed the Plan For Trees commitment to enhancing Plymouth’s tree coverage. Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Community Homes, the Woodland Trust, Plymouth Tree Partnership, the National Trust and Plymouth Open Spaces Network, have all signed an agreement to be a member of the steering group that fulfils the Plan’s Delivery Programme which […]