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PASD Freeport Unlocking Growth event

PASD Freeport Unlocking Growth event

Over 70 attendees discovered more about the opportunities that the Plymouth and South Devon Freeport can bring not just to new and growing businesses, but the local economy, residents and communities through investment, infrastructure and innovation at our 'Unlocking...

Freeport signs MOU with Canada Marine Institute

Freeport signs MOU with Canada Marine Institute

Today, Plymouth and South Devon (PASD) Freeport as the governing body of Ocean Futures, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland. This MoU signifies a commitment...

Unlocking Growth event – Tuesday 23rd April 2024

Unlocking Growth event – Tuesday 23rd April 2024

Following the Government’s recent announcement that tax benefits for Freeports have been extended to 2031 come along to this free event to find out more what this means for your business and suppliers. Are you a business looking to grow, innovate, and...

Babcock and Supacat launch production in PASD Freeport

Babcock and Supacat launch production in PASD Freeport

The Babcock/Supacat partnership is a real illustration of how the Freeport offer can help support high quality jobs for the people of Plymouth, provide a canvas for innovative and technologically advanced facilities located in our tax sites, and with our defence...

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...