Building Plymouth Behind The Scenes 2019

With support from local contractors we will be hosting behind the scene tours of construction sites throughout the week 18 March – 22 March 2019. To join us on one of our site visits, email hello@buildingplymouth.co.uk to book a single place or group booking up to 15 people.

Monday 18 March –
Sherford FULLY BOOKED all times
Site visit times – 10am, 12pm and 2pm
A unique and award-winning new town on the edge of Plymouth, Sherford is set to become one of the region’s most vibrant and thriving communities. Decades in planning, construction at Sherford is progressing well, and the town is already flourishing. When complete, Sherford will have 5,500 homes in three distinct neighbourhoods, four schools, community facilities, shops, businesses, abundant green space and a 500-acre community park.

Tuesday 19 March –
Bretonside FULLY BOOKED both times
Site visit times – 10am and 12pm
Developed by British Land, these new cinema and retail units will comprise a 12 screen Imax cinema with 3795m2 of floor space including provision of 6,070m2 of restaurant space.

Perison House, Mulgrave Street
Site visit times – 2pm FULLY BOOKED
This is a development of a 7-storey apartment block located in a prominent city centre location and within the historic Plymouth Hoe Conservation Area. Comprising of 1 and 2 bed apartments, this prestigious development is due for completion in early 2020.

Wednesday 20 March –
Mount Wise Area D FULLY BOOKED both times
Site visit times – 10am and 12pm
Area D is the construction of a 6-8 storey apartment block, comprising 73 one, two and three bedroom apartments with views across Plymouth’s coastline.

The Box FULLY BOOKED both times
Site visit times – 12pm and 2pm FULLY BOOKED
This £37M gallery and museum complex will house seven collections in one building and is destined to become a key cultural attraction for the city and the region, opening as the flagship building for Mayflower400.

Thursday 21 March –
Becton Dickinson FULLY BOOKED
Site visit times – 10am and 12pm
This project is the creation of a new build steel framed extension to the existing warehouse which will house a new tool-room, offices and associated plant room.

Hi-Tec Skills Centre South Devon College
Site visit times – 12pm and 2pm FULLY BOOKED both times
The £9.5M design and construction of a new Hi Tech Skills Centre 3-storey, steel frame, concrete floors and feature cladding to external elevations connecting the existing Vantage Point building and associated external works and drainage.

Friday 22 March –
Plot A2 Millbay FULLY BOOKED both times
Site visit times – 10am and 12pm
The construction of Plot A2 Millbay Plymouth will feature a mix of 137 open market apartments with associated parking for the client, English Cities Fund. The development is being built over 3 blocks with completion expected late 2019.

Abbeyfields
Site visit times – 12pm and 2pm FULLY BOOKED both times
The project involves the design and construction of an 8-storey, 70-bed Extra Care facility in the Millbay area of Plymouth. The flats will comprise a mixture of one and two-bedroom with 60 available for affordable rent and 10 for market sale.