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Improvements to Torquay’s Princess Gardens begin

On Monday 25 January, works will begin at Princess Gardens and the Sunken gardens in Torquay. The improvements to the gardens will provide better […]

Torquay Town Deal regeneration projects to start

Three projects that received accelerated funding from the Towns Fund for Torquay’s Town Deal will start soon. Enabling and development works will begin at […]

Paignton awarded £13.36m of Future High Streets Fund

Torbay Council has received £13.36m Future High Streets Funding to kick start the exciting transformation of Paignton town centre. The community led plans focus […]

Paignton seeks £19.2 million of Government’s Future High Streets Fund

Torbay Council has submitted a final bid for more than £19 million Future High Streets Funding for the exciting transformation of Paignton town centre. […]

Future High Streets Funding bid submitted for Paignton

Some good news during these challenging and uncertain times for the UK economy, as Paignton’s chances of receiving Future High Streets Funding took another […]

Funding boost for Paignton Town Centre

Paignton is now amongst a small number of places across the UK to receive revenue funding of £150,000 from the Future High Streets Fund. […]

Planning approval for £11m hotel in central Torquay

Torbay Council, working collaboratively with Whitbread, Premier Inn’s parent company, has successfully secured planning permission for a new 120-bedroom Premier Inn hotel and in-house […]

Transformational investment for a healthy, vibrant high street to support a healthy, sustainable community.

On behalf of Torbay Council, TDA has submitted a bid for more than £15m for Future High Streets Funding to kick start the regeneration […]

Paignton is bidding for share of £675 million Government’s Future High Streets Fund

Torbay Council has submitted a bid for more than £15 million for the regeneration of Paignton town centre. The expression of interest states that […]

Whitbread drops anchor in Torquay

Premier Inn collaborates with Torbay Council to bring new 120-bedroom hotel and restaurant to Torquay’s seafront   Whitbread, Premier Inn’s parent company, has signed […]

Torbay Town Centre receives huge regeneration boost

Torbay Council’s proposals for the regeneration of Torquay Town Centre have received a huge boost, as national cinema operator Merlin have just concluded a […]

Confidence, Investment, Delivery

These three words – confidence; investment; delivery – are so important for the successful regeneration of Torbay. There is so much to be positive […]

Delivering town centre regeneration for Torbay

The recent launch of the “Now is the Time” campaign provides a great platform to shout about successes, across Torbay and South Devon, from within the Bay’s communities to its global business activity. There are already plenty of successes to celebrate, with some fantastic investment by Torbay Council in business space at White Rock, and by the Fragrance Group and Fairtree Capital in hotels and hospitality. But, over the last few years, Torbay’s town centres have not attracted the investment they need. Now is the Time not only gives us all the opportunity to broadcast the transformation planned for Torbay’s town centres, it also helps generate the momentum so necessary for success.

Transforming Torbay’s Town Centres

It’s the season for sharing.  I want to share with you the progress being made to deliver projects in Torbay’s town centres. The first […]

Town Centre Regeneration – spread the good news

This is my ‘maiden voyage’ on one of these articles.  I want to use it to highlight how much the Council and TDA are […]

Torbay’s time is now

Later this month, proposals for important council owned sites will be tabled for a decision as part of the Town Centres Regeneration Programme. These sites […]

£130m investment and 1,200 jobs for Torbay

Work is well advanced to secure at least £130 million investment and 1,200 new jobs for Torbay. Schemes will begin in the next few […]

Forum Focuses Aspirations for Torbay’s Town Centre Experience

On Wednesday 1 March, local influencers met to discuss the regeneration and the future of Torbay’s town centres. The idea behind this first Forum […]

Torbay Town Centres Regeneration Gathering Momentum

Progress is being made on regeneration of all three of Torbay’s town centres – in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.   The outcomes we want […]

Torbay’s town centre regeneration plans on track

Proposals for improving experience and increasing footfall in Torbay’s town centres is on track, as Torbay Council and TDA work towards bringing the priority […]