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What are freeports and why are they cont...

Welsh freeports are to be hosted in the Port of Holyhead on Anglesey and jointly in the ports of Milford Haven and Port Talbot, whose bid was submitted under the name the Celtic Freeport. They were chosen to access renewable energy opportunities and are expected to contribute to the UK’s net-zero ambitions. Eight freeports have […]

Approval granted for Plymouth and South ...

Devon County Council’s cabinet has given the go ahead to improve links to a new employment development at Langage, a key part of the Plymouth and South Devon (PASD) Freeport. Councillors have approved the delivery of a two-phase spine road, which extends the existing Kingsway road, and a multi-use bridge across the A38 Deep Lane […]

Strategic investment opportunities to be...

The Great South West, the Pan-Regional Partnership representing Devon, Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly, Dorset and Somerset, will be leading a delegation of senior business and political leaders to make the case for the region at The UK’s Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF). It’s a private-public sector partnership committed to driving investment, delivering […]

Dartmoor will be “protected” in Freeport

PLANNERS and environmentalists will continue to control development on Dartmoor despite fears it will become a hotspot for new industry as part of Plymouth and South Devon’s Freeport. Chair of the freeport Jan Ward says the benefit of including the moor in the designated area will be jobs for residents, with development concentrated elsewhere. Key […]

Plymouth Freeport ‘won’t leave people ou

People in the South Hams have been promised they will not be left out of pocket by the much-vaunted Plymouth and South Devon Freeport project. The Freeport will pay for itself in the business rates it collects from new enterprises starting up in the district, South Hams councillors have been told. Council leader Julian Brazil […]

Dartmoor will be “protected” in Freeport

Planners & environmentalists will retain control Planners and environmentalists will continue to control development on Dartmoor despite fears that it will become a hotspot for new industry as part of Plymouth and South Devon’s Freeport. Chair of the freeport Jan Ward says the benefit of including the moor in the designated area will be jobs […]

New pledge on South Hams Freeport fundin...

‘It is taxpayers’ money, but that money is being spent in the South Hams’ People in the South Hams have been promised they will not be left out of pocket by the much-vaunted Plymouth and South Devon Freeport project. The Freeport will pay for itself in the business rates it collects from new enterprises starting […]

Approval granted for Plymouth and South ...

Devon County Council’s cabinet has given the go ahead to improve links to a new employment development at Langage, a key part of the Plymouth and South Devon (PASD) Freeport. Councillors have approved the delivery of a two-phase spine road, which extends the existing Kingsway road, and a multi-use bridge across the A38 Deep Lane […]

Approval granted for Plymouth and South ...

Devon County Council’s cabinet has given the go ahead to improve links to a new employment development at Langage, a key part of the Plymouth and South Devon (PASD) Freeport. Councillors have approved the delivery of a two-phase spine road, which extends the existing Kingsway road, and a multi-use bridge across the A38 Deep Lane […]

Huge project to expand Sherford will see...

Hundreds of new jobs are to be created by an upcoming project to expand Sherford. The roles will be in key engineering and manufacturing sectors as part of the freeport project. The Plymouth and South Devon (PASD) Freeport is one of twelve designated by Government and is a partnership between, Plymouth City Council, South Hams […]