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Thousands more homes and jobs for Plymouth approved

A major £80million plan for 5,000 new homes over the next five years which will also create 2,000 construction jobs and training opportunities has been approved by Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet. The second phase of Plan for Homes, covering 2016 – 2020, was agreed by the Cabinet with 20 new initiatives which will: Help Plymouth […]


Plymouth Councillor helps launch national self-build toolkit

Plymouth residents are being encouraged to consider building their own home by a local Councillor who has helped launch the new national self-build toolkit. Councillor Mark Lowry, Cabinet Member for Finance for Plymouth City Council, attended the national Custom and Self-Build Summit held at 10 Downing Street yesterday. The event was held to launch the […]


More Self-Build homes in the pipeline for Plymouth

A number of new self-build housing projects in Plymouth will move a step closer after funding was approved by Plymouth City Council. The Executive Decision signed by Leader of Plymouth City Council, Councillor Tudor Evans, gives the go-ahead for supporting eight self-build serviced plots on two brownfield sites in the city – one at Lancaster […]


Veterans self-build project for Plymouth due to start soon

Work is due to start on a project in which veterans in Plymouth can build their own homes. The project aims to house ex-service personnel and provide training and skills to help them get back into work. A new partnership between the Community Self Build Agency, DCH and Plymouth City Council, will provide 24 affordable […]


Plymouth is at the forefront of the Self-Build revolution

Plymouth is at the forefront of the self-build housing revolution, with more than 100 custom and self-build homes on city sites in the pipeline, as the Government announces it as a priority. Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning, has written to all local authorities informing them that the Government is working […]