News & Events

Here you will find the latest information on news, archived press releases, statements from our Chief Executive, presentations and events as well as our corporate communications contacts.

Repairs to be planned for Sutton Harbour footbridge

Sutton Harbour footbridge

Engineers appointed by the Environment Agency have determined the cause of the failure of the Sutton Harbour pedestrian footbridge – enabling the next step of planning a timetable for repairs to get underway.


Preliminary results for the year ended 31st March 2017


Sutton Harbour Holdings plc (“Sutton Harbour”, “the Company”), the AIM listed waterfront regeneration and destination specialist, announces preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2017.


  • Heads of terms signed with major contractor/developer for the Sugar House (East Quays) site
  • DfT Report on Plymouth Airport supportive of Company position that former airport site cannot deliver viable commercial air services
  • Submission of representations to the public consultation of the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan in respect of the former airport site and Sutton Harbour area
  • Record year for Plymouth Fisheries Hub: £19.7m fish throughput value


  • Solid performance across trading activities
  • Adjusted profit before tax* £0.331m (2016: £0.410m)
  • Net financing costs down 9.5% to £0.96m (2016: £1.06m)
  • Net Assets £40.1m (2016: £40.9m)
  • Year-end net debt £22.5m (2016: £22.2m)

Full results can be viewed here

Summer ferry service for Sutton Harbour

A water ferry will operate in Plymouth’s Sutton Harbour this summer to link the historic Barbican Quarter with the Fishing Quarter whilst the pedestrian footbridge is closed for essential repairs.


Sutton Harbour Footbridge

The Sutton Harbour pedestrian footbridge will remain closed for the coming months following confirmation from engineers appointed by the Environment Agency that the bridge turntable has failed and will need to be replaced.


Guiding Star


Work will start on Monday 24th April to remove the Guiding Star, the abandoned blue boat in Sutton Harbour.

Sutton Harbour Holdings plc has employed a specialist marine contractor to dismantle the vessel in the harbour because it is beyond seaworthy repair.


Major £100K upgrade for prime Plymouth city centre car park


Lockyers Quay Car Park

One of Plymouth’s main city centre car parks has undergone a £100,000 makeover to make it safer and more user-friendly with brighter, eco-friendly LED lighting installed. (more…)

Devon business expands and opens new office at Sutton Harbour


New office at Sutton Harbour

A growing Devon-based transport planning consultancy has expanded its business and opened a second office at Sutton Harbour in the heart of Plymouth. (more…)

Plans revealed for Plym Vale garden suburb

  • New walkable city quarter with village green, playing fields, shops, homes and social enterprise workspace
  • Veterans’ rehabilitation village at heart of proposals
  • Multi-sports arena linked to University of St Mark & St John
  • Primary school, community hall and health facilities
  • £200 million investment triggering £50m windfall for City Council


Plymouth Airport not viable, confirms DfT report

A lack of demand and a short runway mean commercially viable passenger services could not be run out of the former Plymouth Airport, a long-awaited government report has concluded.


Consultation to create Renewed Waterfront Business Improvement District: Waterfront BID2

Renewing the BID. Plymouth has two highly successful Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), together representing in excess of 1,300 businesses across the City Centre and Waterfront and targeting a total value of £16.3m of investment within their geographies. A series of consultations will invite waterfront businesses and members to renew the Waterfront BID to create a further five-year period of targeted project delivery and investment.