Tag Archives : Plymouth Plan

Ideas to ‘create a 21st century Waterfront city unlike any other’ for Plymouth

Ideas that could bring parts of Plymouth’s foreshore to life along with identifying sites for hotels, housing, improved green spaces, heritage trails and public art are being put forward in a new masterplan for Plymouth’s historic Waterfront. Wildflower and coastal grass could be planted on the fringe of the Hoe to remove its municipal feel […]

More national recognition for Plymouth’s planners

Our Strategic Planning and Infrastructure department has come away with more accolades from the national Planning Awards. The Plymouth Plan won the strategic planning category, with the judges impressed by the plan’s ‘innovative and effective approach to the challenge of development planning through a combination of deep community engagement and joined-up thinking’. The team was […]

More national recognition for Plymouth’s planners

Plymouth’s planning department has been shortlisted for two national awards. The Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Department is in the running for local authority team of the year in the national Planning Magazine awards. Its groundbreaking Plymouth Plan is also shortlisted in the strategic planning category in the awards which will be held on 17 November. […]

Pioneering plan for Plymouth’s future is agreed

An ambitious and pioneering plan setting out a 15 year vision for a dynamic and growing Plymouth has been given the go-ahead by councillors. Thousands of people who live and work in Plymouth have been involved in the creation of part one of the Plymouth Plan, which provides a single strategic plan that will guide […]

Masterplanning for Plymouth’s city centre

Leading urban design specialists are to carry out detailed feasibility studies on Plymouth city centre as part of a masterplanning exercise. Plymouth City Council has commissioned LDA Design, an independent design, environment and sustainability consultancy, to generate and test ideas for development in the city centre and to turn these ideas into deliverable proposals that […]

Plymouth Plan wins national award

Plymouth’s innovative approach to planning for the future has won a national award for planning excellence. The Plymouth Plan was last night recognised as the best approach to plan making practice in the country by the Royal Town Planning Institute – the professional body that represents 23,000 planning professionals worldwide and promotes spatial planning, shapes […]

Consultants back Council’s call for airport land to be safeguarded

Independent consultants have backed up the Council’s calls for the Plymouth City Airport site to be safeguarded for air services for the future. Consultants Arup were commissioned to carry out a report about the site as part of the Plymouth Plan evidence base. And they have concluded that the land should remain protected for possible […]