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Freeport tenant supports people back into work

Freeport tenant supports people back into work

Plymouth and South Devon Freeport tenant Babcock, in conjunction with the Department of Work and Pensions and Plymouth City Council, have developed a SWAP (skills-based work academy) programme to support people back into employment. Full release from Babcock: Babcock,...

Land deal to unlock jobs at key Freeport tax site ​

Land deal to unlock jobs at key Freeport tax site ​

Plymouth City Council press release: A parcel of land at Sherford is to be acquired by South Hams District Council to help progress plans for a key Freeport tax site and unlock hundreds of jobs. A key local company is interested in developing a logistics facility on...

Funding for Langage Green Hydrogen Hub secured

Funding for Langage Green Hydrogen Hub secured

Carlton Power (owners of Langage Energy Park), a leading developer of renewable energy projects, has announced that it has successfully secured funding for its Langage Green Hydrogen Hub, a major project that will play a key role in the development of the UK's...

Freeport tax relief window extension announced

Freeport tax relief window extension announced

The government has this week announced that it is extending the tax relief window by five years to September 2031 for businesses wishing to invest in the Plymouth and South Devon (PASD) Freeport. This extension will give businesses, investors and developers certainty...

Freeport welcomes new Director to the team

Freeport welcomes new Director to the team

The Plymouth and South Devon Freeport core team is now complete with the announcement that Eifion Jones will join as Business Growth and Investment Director next month. Eifion comes to the Freeport with fifteen years of leadership roles in local economic development...

Major Freeport investment to improve Millbay Docks

Major Freeport investment to improve Millbay Docks

£1.3 million funding from the UK Government as part of the Plymouth and South Devon Freeport seed capital programme will be invested into Millbay Docks Associated British Ports. This will enable ABP to embark on a series of strategic infrastructure developments...