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Lane adjustments to improve traffic flow on Derriford Roundabout

We will be adjusting some of the lane designations on Derriford Roundabout overnight on Thursday 19 July, following initial monitoring of the new layout and feedback from drivers.  Some drivers have told us the lane designations could be clearer between Derriford Road and Looseleigh Lane and this is supported by observations from the scheme’s contractor. […]


Signal failure at Derriford Roundabout

People travelling to and from Derriford along the A386 Tavistock Road are warned to expect delays heading into the evening rush hour. Signals on the Looseleigh Lane, Brest Road and Tavistock Road (northbound) approaches to Derriford Roundabout are out due to a damaged cable. This is likely to cause congestion during peak travel times and […]


Changes to overnight works around Derriford Roundabout

Some changes have been made to the overnight road reconstruction works taking place around Derriford Roundabout. Phase two, which was due begin from Monday 11 December, started early and is now complete. Phase three, originally scheduled for mid-December, is already under way and due to finish this week (weather permitting). This involves the temporary closure […]


Derriford roadworks restrictions temporarily lifted for Christmas

We’re temporarily lifting some of the roadworks restrictions in Derriford to help keep traffic moving during the busy Christmas period. The contraflow between Derriford Roundabout and Honeyford Close will be removed overnight tonight as the newly rebuilt northbound lane re-opens to traffic. The two southbound lanes will also be re-opened from Plymbridge Lane to the roundabout, […]


Signal failure on Derriford Roundabout

Engineers are investigating an electrical fault that has affected all of the signals on Derriford Roundabout. People travelling along the A386 Tavistock Road are asked to take care, particularly pedestrians. We are working with Western Power Distribution to resolve the issue as a matter of urgency.


Preparation work begins for Derriford Transport Scheme

Early preparation works for the Derriford Transport Scheme will get under way tomorrow. The scheme will help to reduce congestion along Tavistock Road and create more road capacity for the extra traffic that will be generated by proposed developments in the area. It will also include better facilities for public transport, walking and cycling. Derriford […]


Upgrade for safety barriers on Leigham Roundabout

Work is under way to replace the safety barriers on one of Plymouth’s busiest roundabouts. Almost 350 metres of single-sided corrugated beams and 147 timber posts are being removed from Leigham Roundabout and replaced with modern steel barriers that will improve safety at the busy junction. The barriers have a collapsible element to absorb impact […]