Tag Archives : MOD


Statement in response to the Royal Citadel announcement

In response to the news that the MoD is seeking to dispose of the Royal Citadel, Council Leader Ian Bowyer, said: “While we understand the need for the MOD to ensure its estate provides best value for the taxpayer we will obviously be very concerned to see that 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery remain in Plymouth. “We […]


Council leader calls for Stonehouse based Marines to be relocated within Plymouth

Plymouth City Council leader Ian Bowyer is calling for the Government to urgently guarantee that 750 Royal Marines will be relocated within the city when it closes Stonehouse Barracks. Councillor Bowyer says the economic impact on the city of losing the marines from the city could be more than £522 million over the next 25 […]


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 […]