Tag Archives : cycling

Work to restart on city centre walking and cycling link

The final phase of work to provide an improved walking and cycling route between Exeter Street and North Cross will get under way on Monday 7 July. Originally scheduled to finish earlier this year, the project was delayed by unrelated third party emergency works on Tothill Avenue. Part of the Council’s Plymotion scheme, the improvements […]

Work starts on Laira Rail Bridge scheme

Work to breathe new life into Plymouth’s disused Laira Rail Bridge is now under way. The £3.1 million scheme, funded through the Department for Transport’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund, will see the former rail bridge restored and converted into a new walking and cycling route over the River Plym. Built in 1887, the Laira Rail […]

Pedal power in Plymouth as thousands enjoy Sky Ride

Thousands of people took to the streets of Plymouth on their bikes this weekend as Sky Ride landed on The Hoe for its third consecutive year. Cheers were heard as people set off on the ride, which was opened by Plymouth’s Special Olympians gold and bronze medallists, Elizabeth Haywood and Steven Dodd. The free event […]