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The Plymouth and South Devon Freeport

This is a dynamic public/private partnership with Plymouth City Council, South Hams District Council and Devon County Council working alongside Princess Yachts, Carlton Power, the Sherford Consortium, and a wider range of stakeholders including the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter, Plymouth port operators, skills providers and the Heart of the South West LEP (HoSWLEP) to ensure its success.

The Freeport represents a unique opportunity to level up, address historical challenges and leverage exciting new opportunities to transform the economy of Plymouth and South Devon through:

  • Physical regeneration – by delivering infrastructure to unlock key employment sites and innovation assets, supporting business clustering and clean growth opportunities

  • Economic regeneration – by delivering inward investment, supply chain opportunities and productivity gains within our identified growth sector

  • Social regeneration – by delivering a pipeline of jobs across the spectrum of employment from entry level to higher skilled/high value with upskilling opportunities

To find out more, click here.

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