Tag Archives : Plymouth Waterfront


Temporary walkway comes to end

Plymouth City Council, Sutton Harbour Company and the Environment Agency worked together to enable the temporary walkway to be set up during the peak tourist season while repairs were progressed on a long-term solution to the main pedestrian footbridge. A new replacement bearing for the footbridge has now been ordered from a specialist manufacturer and […]


Hoe Foreshore works completed for the Easter Holidays

The project to refurbish the buildings on Plymouth’s historic Hoe Foreshore will be finished for the Easter weekend. The Council has invested close to £1 million for the extensive programme of repairs at Tinside Cove since January 2017 after surveys identified damage to the Bathing Houses and Sun Terraces as well as several areas in […]


Into Plymouth’s Lion’s Den – to clean it

Businesses across the city were asked to ‘Make a difference for Mayflower’ by contributing time, materials or sponsorship to get the city ready for the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower in 2020. The project team, comprising Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Waterfront Partnership, Plymouth City Centre Company and the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, […]


Plymouth previews Chichester replacement plaque

A replacement plaque to commemorate Sir Francis Chichester’s single-handed voyage around the globe 50 years ago has been revealed ahead of the official unveiling later this year. It is to replace the original bronze swept away in the winter storms of 2014. The Council has commissioned sculptor Andrew Mitchell to produce the replica bronze plaque […]


New toilets opening on Plymouth’s waterfront

New toilets are being opened on Plymouth’s waterfront this week as part of a programme to replace or refurbish facilities. Refurbished toilets at Devil’s Point will be reopened – just in time for the Easter holidays – following the demolition of a rather dated block, believed to have been built in 1960s. The uninviting concrete […]


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 […]