The Plymouth Plan


Strategic Objective 2

Delivering a growing city

To create the conditions for high quality and sustainable growth, which meets the present and future needs of Plymouth residents and businesses and transforms the city into a prosperous place to live, work and visit, and to empower people to equip themselves with the skills and to find the opportunities to take advantage of that prosperity.

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Primary Indicator A
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Helping us measure SO2 – Delivering a growing city in the Plymouth Plan

The population has grown to achieve the city’s ambition (population of 300,000)

Primary Indicator B
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Helping us measure SO2 – Delivering a growing city in the Plymouth Plan

Plymouth continues to be recognised as a leading green city

The Plymouth Plan

Our measures of success

A. The population has grown to achieve the city’s ambition (population of 300,000)
Primary Indicator: Population using the Census mid-year estimate

B. Plymouth continues to be recognised as a leading green city
Primary Indicator: Carbon emissions

C. Plymouth has a vibrant, productive, inclusive and innovative business sector with a workforce that is paid a living wage
Primary Indicator: GVA per hour
Primary Indicator: % of workforce at or above living wage

D. The people of Plymouth have the skills to be school ready and work ready to meet the needs of the city, enabling them to avoid poverty
Primary Indicator: Percentage of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) children achieving a good level of development
Primary Indicator: Key Stage 4 Attainment 8 achieving the basics

E. Plymouth continues to strengthen the conditions for increased growth, including ensuring effective infrastructure delivery
Primary Indicator: Capital investment in infrastructure

The Plymouth Plan

Our policies for a growing city

  • GRO1: Creating the conditions for economic growth
  • GRO2: Delivering skills and talent development
  • GRO3: Accelerating the delivery of new homes
  • GRO4: Using transport investment to drive growth
  • GRO5: Enhancing Plymouth’s sporting facilities
  • GRO6: Delivering Plymouth’s natural network
  • GRO7: Reducing carbon emissions and adapting to climate change
  • GRO8: Dealing with flood risk
  • GRO9: Minimising Plymouth’s waste

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Primary Indicator C
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Helping us measure SO2 – Delivering a growing city in the Plymouth Plan

Plymouth has a vibrant, productive, inclusive and innovative business sector with a workforce that is paid a living wage

Primary Indicator D
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Helping us measure SO2 – Delivering a growing city in the Plymouth Plan

The people of Plymouth have the skills to be school ready and work ready to meet the needs of the city, enabling them to avoid poverty

Primary Indicator D
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Helping us measure SO2 – Delivering a growing city in the Plymouth Plan

The people of Plymouth have the skills to be school ready and work ready to meet the needs of the city, enabling them to avoid poverty

News

View the Plymouth Plan Annual Report

Published 23 July 2021
This annual report provides an overview of progress over the past year, for each of the different elements of the plan.

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Tune in tomorrow for the Climate Challenge live final

Published 2 December 2020
The top three projects will now be taking part in the LIVE final taking place on Thursday 3 December at 7pm…

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Join us for a Plymouth Climate Challenge live event

Published 26 September 2020
The top three supported projects will be awarded an additional £2,500 and be invited to the live event on Thursday 3 December…

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Progress on the delivery of the Plymouth Plan

Published 23 November 2020
We’ve added a new Plymouth Plan section with infographics to show our progress on the Plymouth Plan primary indicators…

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Competition time! Plymouth Climate Challenge LIVE

Published 24 September 2020
Plymouth City Council and Crowdfunder have teamed up to award £15,000 prize-funding to 10 climate emergency projects in the city…

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DATA Play 10 is here... looking back and forward

Published 1 November 2019
DATA Play 10 kicked off to a great start with some really interesting discussions around past and future challenges…

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DATA Play 10: Past, Present and Future

Published 12 November 2019
Join us on 1 November for DATA Play 10 to look back at past challenges and explore how data and technology can help in the future…

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Mayflower Stamps: A Mayflower treasure trail

Published 3 May 2019
The Mayflower Stamps project came out of DATA Play 6. Find out what’s happening with the project and the inspiration behind it…

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Green spaces modelled in Minecraft

Published 24 April 2019
The Teats Hill Minecraft project was developed out of DATA Play 4. Read about the inspiration and outcomes of the project…

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A menu design for smarter eating

Published 22 April 2019
The Smart Menu Project was a project that came out of DATA Play 5. Find out how the project came about and how it’s being used…

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