Tag Archives : Strategic Transport


Charles Cross: October update

Good news! The brand new bus stops on Charles Cross Roundabout have opened today. These bus stops were previously further up Charles Street but have been moved down the road so that queues for Drake Circus don’t hamper traffic on the roundabout. The teams have also cleared all the cones from Exeter Street. The old […]


Charles Cross night working

We’re going to start night working on the Charles Cross Transport Improvement Scheme from Monday 19 August. Working at night will allow us to carry out resurfacing works at various points around the roundabout and on Charles Street without causing disruption during the day. These night works have always been programmed into the scheme and […]


Morlaix Drive set for significant improvements

Plans to transform a key route in and out of Derriford Hospital will be presented to the public at information events next week. Morlaix Drive is currently a narrow, 300m stretch of road that links Brest Road with the hospital and provides access for the ambulance station, Brest Way and the hospital’s large multi-storey car […]


Next stop delivery – walking, cycling and bus improvements on the way

We’re a step closer to huge improvements designed to keep us all on the move. Council Leader Tudor Evans signed a decision which means the Council can procure contracts and start to spend £7.6 million of the Transforming Cities Fund. Councillor Evans said: “The figure is big and so is the plan – this is […]


Charles Cross: Exeter Street lane closures

We’ll get straight to the point; this isn’t good news. We’re going to have to restrict the Exeter Street entrance to Charles Cross roundabout to just one lane from Monday for a period of three weeks. As you may have seen, we’ve been doing some work on a short piece of pavement outside of Buzz […]

Charles Cross update

Plymouth secures transport funding

Plymouth is one of ten cities set to benefit from a significant funding boost. The city will receive a total of £7.6 million from the Transforming Cities Fund, a central Government pot that aims to improve transport provision with a particular emphasis on sustainable transport. Following a successful bid from the Council, the money will […]


Work on Charles Cross set to begin

Works on the Charles Cross Transport Improvement Scheme will begin on Monday 4 February. Charles Cross roundabout, with Charles Church at its centre, is one of the key junctions on Plymouth’s transport network and accommodates the majority of the city’s bus routes as well as high volumes of traffic. It is also well-used by pedestrians. […]