Tag Archives : Plan for Homes


Plymouth City Council welcomes Housing White Paper

Plymouth City Council welcomes the long-awaited Housing White Paper that was published this week. The White Paper demonstrates that the Government has been listening to what local authorities have been saying for some time now, about how we can accelerate housing delivery and provide more affordable homes that meet people’s needs. Councillor Patrick Nicholson, Deputy […]


Empty Homes Week 28 November – 2 December 2016

Plymouth is making great progress in bringing empty homes across the city back into use, as we mark Empty Homes Week (28 November – 2 December 2016). Earlier this year Plymouth City Council launched its refreshed Plan for Empty Homes with £1 million to help bring 375 empty homes back into use by 2021. Plymouth […]


Tracey and Nick from Plymouth City Council named among top 30 in housing nationally

Two people from Plymouth City Council have both been listed in the top 30 most influential people in the country for local government housing. Top trade publication Inside Housing named Tracey Lee, Chief Executive and Nick Carter, Housing Delivery Manager, among their most influential. The feature in Inside Housing states: “Tracey Lee is proudest of […]


Plymouth City Council cleans up at national planning awards

Plymouth City Council has scooped three top awards at the 2016 Royal Town PIanning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence. The ceremony was held in London on Thursday 5 May 2016 and the Council won Local Authority Planning Team of the Year, the Excellence in Planning to Deliver Housing Award for the Council’s Plan For […]


Plymouth’s Plan for Homes wins top planning award

Plymouth City Council’s ‘Plan for Homes’ has won a top regional planning award and has been shortlisted for a national award. Plan for Homes won the overall award in the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) South West Awards for Planning Excellence. It has also been shortlisted for an RTPI national award in the category ‘Excellence […]


Thousands more homes and jobs for Plymouth approved

A major £80million plan for 5,000 new homes over the next five years which will also create 2,000 construction jobs and training opportunities has been approved by Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet. The second phase of Plan for Homes, covering 2016 – 2020, was agreed by the Cabinet with 20 new initiatives which will: Help Plymouth […]


More Self-Build homes in the pipeline for Plymouth

A number of new self-build housing projects in Plymouth will move a step closer after funding was approved by Plymouth City Council. The Executive Decision signed by Leader of Plymouth City Council, Councillor Tudor Evans, gives the go-ahead for supporting eight self-build serviced plots on two brownfield sites in the city – one at Lancaster […]


Plan for Empty Homes launched in Plymouth

Plymouth is launching its new plan to bring empty homes across the city back into use. The Plan for Empty Homes is being launched by Plymouth City Council, with an aim of bringing 200 empty homes in the city back into use by March 2019. It supports the Council’s main Plan for Homes which aims […]


New loans for affordable housing in Plymouth

You can now apply for an Affordable Housing Loan if you are a Registered Provider within the Plymouth Housing Development Partnership, Cooperative Housing Groups, or Community Land Trusts. The new initiative was approved at the Full Council meeting on Monday 24 November 2014. Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet Member for Cooperatives, Housing and Community Safety, said: […]


Work to begin on 40 new homes for older people in Plymouth

Work is due to begin on the development of 40 new supported homes for older residents in Plymouth. The new specially adapted extra care one and two bedroom flats in Ernesettle are being developed by Aster Homes and its contractor, Leadbitter. Part of Bouygues UK, one of the nation’s leading construction companies, Leadbitter – which […]