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Tunnelling under M5 starts

Tunnelling under M5 starts

A new green energy heating system is coming to the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone in the coming months, with work to tunnel a new link under the M5 starting this week (w/c Monday 25 October). The District Heating Network, provided by E.ON Energy, has been...

Ampaire brings Hybrid Electric Flight to Exeter Airport

Ampaire brings Hybrid Electric Flight to Exeter Airport

Flights between Exeter and Cornwall demonstrate the benefits of Sustainable Aviation Ampaire, a pioneer in hybrid electric aircraft technology, launched demonstration flights between Exeter Airport and Cornwall Airport Newquay this week (24 August 2021) adjacent to...

Park & Change site opens

Park & Change site opens

The new “park and change” site at Exeter Science Park has opened today. The £2.24 million facility on the eastern edge of the city has 300 parking bays, enabling people to park up and travel the final part of their journey into Exeter or the Exeter and East Devon...

Works start on Long Lane to boost economic recovery in East Devon

Works start on Long Lane to boost economic recovery in East Devon

Work has started on road improvements for enhanced access at Exeter Airport via Long Lane. The new access will help to support economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, support new employment and provide opportunities for clean and inclusive growth. The...

Stovax to move to the Enterprise Zone

Stovax to move to the Enterprise Zone

St.Modwen and Devon County Council have secured a 15-year lease with Stovax Heating Group Ltd – trading as Stovax & Gazco – to occupy a 196,037 sq ft manufacturing unit at the Skypark development near Exeter. Construction on the new Stovax & Gazco facility is...

Future Skills Centre to provide big boost for local economy

Future Skills Centre to provide big boost for local economy

Exeter College’s new Future Skills Centre has opened its doors for the first time, following a collaboration between Devon County Council and the Ofsted Outstanding College. Devon County Council has purchased the building that was formerly the Flybe Training Academy...

Topping out of the Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park

Topping out of the Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park

A topping-out ceremony at the Ada Lovelace Building has marked another significant milestone for Exeter Science Park, in the development of the South West’s leading centre for science, technology, engineering maths and medical (STEMM) businesses. The Ada Lovelace...

£20m investment in the Enterprise Zone

£20m investment in the Enterprise Zone

On the 30 September 2020, East Devon District Council agreed in principle to borrow up to an additional £12 million, adding to the £8million already agreed, to invest in the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone. The investment will help to support economic recovery...

New Local Development Order for the Exeter & East Devon Enterprise Zone

New Local Development Order for the Exeter & East Devon Enterprise Zone

Green light for new district heating networks in East Devon East Devon District Council’s Planning Committee have voted unanimously to adopt a Local Development Order (LDO) for District Heating Networks in the west end of the district. The LDO grants planning...

Multi-million-pound funding awarded for new building at Exeter Science Park

Multi-million-pound funding awarded for new building at Exeter Science Park

Exeter Science Park has been awarded £5 million from the Government’s national ‘Getting Building’ fund to develop its ‘Grow-out Building’ for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in science, technology, engineering, maths and medical (STEMM) sectors. The Heart of...

District heating networks consultation

District heating networks consultation

A local development order (LDO) is being proposed for district heating networks in the area to the east of Exeter, in and around the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone. The LDO is a way for East Devon District Council, as the Local Planning Authority, to put in...