Regeneration

Levelling Up – Harbour and Fish Market to be extended

Levelling Up – Harbour and Fish Market to be extended

At the end of November, it was confirmed that Torbay had secured £20million in Levelling Up funding from the government. The latest investment pot from Westminster will finance a Brixham Fish Quay Expansion and a new Electronics and Photonics Park in Paignton after...

New jetty approved for Oxen Cove

New jetty approved for Oxen Cove

A new 60 metre long jetty in Brixham that will allow the fishing port to expand to keep up with demand has been unanimously backed by planners. The £1m, 8m wide, 60m long jetty from Oxen Cove Car Park, would be used by several businesses, but in particular by Offshore...

Quality hotel for town centre?

A ‘quality’ hotel could be built at the heart of Brixham to fill the town centre void left by the collapse of the Tesco supermarket development. Hotel developers have expressed an interest in the ‘black hole’ site. The news was revealed by Pat Steward, Torbay...

Brixham mentioned in dispatches!

Brixham mentioned in dispatches!

Brixham recently featured in Channel 4’s current affairs programme Dispatches. The episode, entitled Supermarket Wars, explored the reasons why Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Asda no longer dominate the food retail business and have seen their profits slump....

Regeneration revitalized

Regeneration revitalized

A new regeneration group for Brixham has been announced. The newly formed Brixham Regeneration Group (BRG) will have a principle objective to investigate the financial viability of projects for ratification by Brixham Town Council (BTC) and partners and then deliver...

Costa confirms conjecture

Costa confirms conjecture

Costa has confirmed that it is considering the possibility of opening a coffee shop in Brixham. The news has had mixed reactions in the town which already has a large number of coffee shops. A spokesman for Costa said: “As one of the success stories on the UK high...

Tesco cancels Brixham plans

Tesco cancels Brixham plans

Brixham will not benefit from a £20million town centre regeneration scheme after Tesco confirmed it has pulled the plug on its development plans. The mixed-use retail and housing scheme from Tesco and developers Albourne Property would have provided a 32,000sq ft...

Regeneration Drop-in Day – 10th April

Regeneration Drop-in Day – 10th April

Brixham Town Council’s Regeneration Working Group is to hold a Drop-in Day at the Scala Hall on Thursday 10th April from 10.00am to 8.00pm. The event seeks to build on the work done at the What Next for Brixham? Conference hosted by Brixham Community Partnership in...

Torbay Local Plan to 2032

Torbay Local Plan to 2032

Jobs provision is one of the key points in the Torbay local plan. The view for the whole of the Bay over the next 20 years aims to create 600 jobs, 9,000 new homes, revitalise town centres, major investment in Brixham harbour and other Bay harbours and tourism...

Tesco car park details

Tesco car park details

Reply from Torbay Council to Keith Williams, Brixham Chamber Vice-Chair regarding clarification of car parking arrangements within the proposed Tesco development.   Dear Mr Williams Thank you for your letter of 25th November, I apologise for the delay in...

BTC to lead regeneration

BTC to lead regeneration

Brixham Town Council could be set to form a new group to work with them on regeneration matters. That is the recommendation from a conference looking at the future of the port. Brixham Community Partnership hosted the full-day public 'What next for Brixham?'...