Tag Archives : Plymouth City Centre


Ideas to bring more life into city centre unveiled

Urban living could return to Plymouth city centre as part of a move to inject people and a fresh feel into the heart of the city. More families, couples, as well as singletons could live in new apartments and affordable houses with easy access to cafes, bars and shops through exciting redevelopment schemes designed to […]


Opening date for new coach station announced

Plymouth’s new coach station will open on Thursday 8 September Contractor SWH Civils is making good progress on the construction project off Mayflower Street which will replace the old 1950s coach station at Bretonside. SWH Civils has released the latest time lapse video from May and June to show how much progress has been made. http://bit.ly/1X8INU2 […]


North Cross wildflower meadow planting this weekend!

Volunteers and Council staff will be rolling up their sleeves to extend the North Cross wildflower meadow this weekend. Building on the huge success of the wildflower display last year, this year’s display will be even bigger and better, by bringing the flowers closer to the public walking and cycling routes through North Cross. The […]


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s superheroes at the Lord Mayor’s Festival

Superheroes will be taking to the streets of Plymouth as part of a new look Lord Mayor’s Festival this year. Batmen, women, boys and girls, together with Wonder Women and Supermen, will be creating a Marvel-lous mix as part of a new look family event to welcome the new Lord Mayor into their role. Plymouth […]


Plymouth Pledges to Make a Difference for Mayflower 400

Plymouth businesses are being urged to help Make a Difference for Mayflower 400 as the city gears up for the momentous commemorations in 2020. A rallying call is being issued to business of all shapes and sizes to get stuck in and make a difference to their own business, to the look and feel of […]


Royal Parade and Big Screen update

Royal Parade has now been closed on a temporary basis to traffic as a safety precaution following the damage to the Big Screen earlier this afternoon. Bus companies are currently making arrangements for alternative locations to drop off and pick up passengers who would normally use the bus stops along Royal Parade. As there are […]


Getting the tick to tock on the clock

The clock will soon be ticking on one of Plymouth’s landmarks. Repair works are currently being carried out to Derry’s Clock, which takes pride of place in recently completed landscaped work behind the Theatre Royal. Getting the clock working is the final piece of work being carried out as part of the public space improvements […]


Pledge to help West End festive trade by keeping temporary car park

Shoppers will continue to be able to park close to West End shops in the temporary car park at Mayflower West in the crucial run up to Christmas. Councillor Mark Lowry, Cabinet Member for Finance and Assets and City Centre Champion has pledged to the city’s West End traders that work on the new coach […]


City urged to back the BID

Ten years of success, 15 national awards and a real voice for retail both in Plymouth and the region – Plymouth City Council should continue to back the BID, the city’s Working Plymouth Overview and Scrutiny Panel has heard. Councillor Mark Lowry, Cabinet member for Finance and city centre champion told the panel the Council should […]


Bridge coming down this weekend in city centre

Plymouth’s bridge to nowhere is to be dismantled as part of the demolition of Mayflower West car park. The footbridge, which is a covered walkway between the Armada Centre and the car park, will be taken down over the weekend of Friday 5 and Sunday 8 September. The bridge spans across Mayflower Street and was […]


Please don’t feed the gulls campaign launch

Plymouth City Council and the City Centre Company are joining forces to campaign against a growing menace – seagulls. Gulls are becoming unwanted dinner guests at more and more outside eating places, stealing food from tables, plates – and even from people’s hands. Now the Council and the businesses are working together to try to […]


Plymouth Your Space shortlisted for award

A Plymouth project designed to make the most of empty buildings and spaces has been shortlisted for an award. Plymouth’s Your Space has caught the eye of judges at the Association for Town Centre Management National Partnership awards and has been shortlisted for the ‘diversifying the business mix’ category. City organisations led by the Council […]