Tag Archives : Consultation


Charles Cross consultation begins

Plymouth City Council is inviting people to share their views on proposals to improve Charles Cross Roundabout. The roundabout, with Charles Church at its centre, is one of the key routes on Plymouth’s transport network, accommodates the majority of the city’s bus routes as well as high volumes of traffic. It is also well-used by […]


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Revised Plan for Libraries launched

We’ve listened to the people who are passionate about Plymouth’s libraries – that’s the message from the City Council as it launches its revised Plan for Libraries. Following a comprehensive consultation, the new plan is to be presented to the Cabinet on 20 June. While the new plan still delivers original proposals, it also sets out […]


Central Park consultation begins

Central Park users are being invited for their thoughts on the £2.5 million investment in Plymouth’s premier park. Opinions are being sought both online and in person through a series of information sessions to ensure that the money is used in a way that benefits park patrons. Councillor Patrick Nicholson, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member […]


Plan for Libraries – next steps

A cross-party panel of councillors is discussing our draft Plan for Libraries today as part of a select committee review. As well as considering consultation feedback on the proposals, the panel is hearing from interested members of the public, partner agencies and other councillors, before making recommendations on the proposals. These recommendations will help to […]


Report published on Plan for Libraries consultation feedback

A report detailing feedback from our recent Plan for Libraries consultation has now been published. The report will be considered by a cross-party panel of councillors as part of a scrutiny review meeting on Monday 15 May. As well as discussing the feedback, the panel will hear from interested members of the public, partner agencies […]


Consultation closes on draft Plan for Libraries

Almost 3,750 responses were received as part of our recent consultation on proposals to modernise Plymouth’s library services.  Our draft Plan for Libraries aims to make better use of resources and meet customers’ needs in more flexible ways. It includes proposals to invest in a smaller but better network of libraries so that they are all […]


Last chance to share your views on draft plans for Plymouth’s libraries

If you’ve not yet shared your views on plans to modernise the way library services are delivered in Plymouth you have just one week left. Whether you’re a regular visitor to the library, occasionally download eBooks online or don’t even have a membership card we want to hear from you. Visitor numbers and lending figures […]


Plan for Libraries: Our five key priorities

As part of our draft Plan for Libraries we want to ensure everyone is within two miles of a modern, fully equipped library that offers the same quality experience and facilities as all the others. Some parts of the city currently benefit from much better library facilities than others, with some residents being completely without […]


Comment on the soundness of our Joint Local Plan

People across Plymouth, the South Hams and West Devon will be able to comment on proposals outlined in the Joint Local Plan ahead of it being submitted to a Government inspector. A final consultation starts today (15 March) and runs until 26 April, but there are strict guidelines about what people can comment on and […]


Plan for Libraries: Providing a citywide network of quality libraries

One of the main aims of our draft Plan for Libraries is to ensure that everyone is within two miles of a modern, fully equipped library that offers the same quality experience and facilities as all the others. Many of our current buildings are not fit-for-purpose and have little or no scope for improvement – […]


Plan for Libraries: what we mean by ‘outreach’

As part of our Plan for Libraries we’re proposing to invest in a smaller network of high-quality libraries that are welcoming and vibrant, where our customers can expect the same great experience and services we see at the popular Central Library. Everyone will be within two miles of a library building and whichever one you […]


Plan for Libraries – have your say

Consultation has now begun on proposals to transform the way library services are delivered in Plymouth. Our draft Plan for Libraries aims to modernise the city’s library services over the next three years so they better meet the needs of local communities and make better use of resources. We have a network of 17 libraries […]


Get involved in shaping Plymouth’s future

Calls to protect football pitches at Collings Park and objections about development plans on Paradise Road in Stoke are some of the responses received as part of a massive consultation. Comments are now coming in as part of the Joint Local Plan consultation carried out by Plymouth City Council and South Hams District and West […]


Have you joined the Library Conversation?

Have you had your say on Plymouth’s libraries yet? More than 1,400 people have already joined our Library Conversation but we want to hear from as many people as possible. It’s an open and honest chat about the city’s libraries, how they are used and how they can be developed for the future. You could […]


Join the Library Conversation and you could win an iPad Mini

We want to hear your thoughts on our library services. On Monday 27 June we’re launching the ‘Library Conversation’ – an open and honest chat about how libraries are used (or not used) and how they can be developed and improved for the future. Whether you’re a regular visitor, haven’t been for a while or never […]


Exploring ideas for Mount Batten Tower

Plymouth’s historic Mount Batten Tower could be open to the public more often as part of the Council’s ongoing campaign to make the most of the city’s amazing waterfront. A feasibility study is underway to see if the tower, which was built in 1652 to protect the entrance to the Sound, can be opened up […]


late night levy proposal back on the table

Plans to make pubs and clubs help pay to keep Plymouth’s streets safe and clean could be back on the table. Plymouth City Council is to consult again on bringing in a late night levy for businesses that sell drink from 1am, so that those who make money from alcohol contribute more to the cost […]


Consultation starts on proposed update of taxi licensing policy

A new ‘code of good conduct’ for Plymouth’s licensed drivers, vehicle owners and operators could be brought in as part of a review of the city’s taxi licensing policy. The code would set out standards of dress and behaviour for the trade so that passengers can expect a professional service when they book a ride. […]


Have your say on the new Central Library

Plymouth City Council has published plans for the layout of the new Central Library and is asking people to give feedback. Earlier in the year the Council announced plans to move the Central Library from North Hill to Taylor Maxwell House on Mayflower Street and revealed plans to co-design the interior of the space with […]