Tag Archives : City Deal


Work starts on Oceansgate, the city’s flagship marine development

Work starts today on the city’s flagship marine development, Oceansgate. Council Leader Ian Bowyer will dig the first turf to mark the start of the Phase 1 build of the country’s only Marine Enterprise Zone, which forms a key part of the Plymouth’s plans to grow its flourishing marine sector. The first phase entails the […]


City showcases Oceansgate to businesses

Representatives from 40 businesses will be at an event to mark the formal launch of Oceansgate, the first exclusively marine Enterprise Zone in the country. Oceansgate is the new name for South Yard, part of the Devonport Naval Dockyard which covers 35 ha, five times the size of the Royal William Yard. A marketing campaign […]


First phase of Oceansgate now submitted to planners

The first set of buildings to be designed for the city’s Oceansgate have been submitted to planners this week. A front building of offices and two rows of industrial units are planned for the entrance to the site,  which is destined to become a world class hub for marine industries. The two and three-storey buildings […]


Contractor appointed and demolition starts at South Yard

A contractor has been appointed by the Council to design and build the first phase of employment development at Devonport’s South Yard. Following a procurement exercise, Midas Construction, part of the Midas Group, has been awarded the pre-contract agreement for Phase 1 direct development at the yard that will include new offices and industrial units […]


South Yard transformation begins at signing ceremony

Defence Minister Philip Dunne today welcomed Plymouth City Council’s agreement with MOD that will start the process of transferring South Yard to the Council for its City Deal programme. Attending the event at South Yard, the Minister said the agreement’s signing marked the beginning of an exciting future for the site and an economic transformation […]