Tag Archives : Saltram Meadow


Plans submitted for next link between Laira Rail Bridge and Plymstock

We’ve submitted plans for the next section of a walking and cycling link connecting Laira Rail Bridge and Plymstock. The proposals will see the popular route extended further east along the railway alignment into Broxton Drive, at the entrance to the Saltram Meadow estate. Part of the new path will run via Rock Gardens to […]


Laira Rail Bridge to Saltram Meadow walking and cycling link

Laira Rail Bridge to Saltram Meadow link complete

The latest section of a walking and cycling route connecting Laira and Plymstock is now complete. A new four-metre-wide path from Laira Rail Bridge gives walkers and cyclists an off-road, level and direct route into the Saltram Meadow housing development. The final link connecting the path with Saltram Meadow will soon be built by Persimmon […]


Council takes enforcement action to get Billacombe Road crossing installed

We have issued a breach of condition planning enforcement notice requiring developer Persimmon to install a toucan crossing on Billacombe Road by the start of the new school term. Providing a crossing at the entrance to Broxton Drive was one of the planning conditions for the new Saltram Meadow housing estate but work is yet to […]


Another walking and cycling link for Eastern Corridor

Plans for a walking and cycling route connecting Laira Rail Bridge and the new Saltram Meadow housing estate have been submitted by the Council. The link will provide pedestrians and cyclists with a traffic-free alternative to this stretch of Laira Bridge Road and Billacombe Road and therefore help to reduce congestion along the A379. Around […]


New crossing to be installed on Billacombe Road

Work to install a long-awaited pedestrian crossing over Billacombe Road will get under way on Monday 13 June. The news will be welcomed by residents in the Saltram Meadow estate, who have been calling for the developer to install a crossing since the first homes were occupied last year. Councillor Patrick Nicholson, Deputy Leader and […]