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.

Temporary Walkway across Sutton Harbour

Fences are up, metal plates have been installed and signs are now in place for the temporary walkway across Sutton Harbour Lock while the pedestrian footbridge is closed for repairs.

Council staff have been working with Sutton Harbour Holdings plc on a temporary solution to help people get from A to B across a stretch of water that’s used by yachts and fishing boats coming in and out of the harbour.

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Web design company celebrates ongoing success after relocating to new offices

PL1 Web DesignGrowing business PL1 Web Design has gone from strength to strength after relocating to larger premises based within the commercial City Quarter of Plymouth’s historic Sutton Harbour.

The independent web design and digital marketing company moved to an office in Bretonside bordering Sutton Harbour, based in a property managed by Sutton Harbour Holdings plc, in late 2017 in order to facilitate the ongoing expansion of the company as it had outgrown its old premises. After a lengthy refurbishment, they opened doors early 2018.

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Sutton Harbour Footbridge

Work to repair the Sutton Harbour pedestrian footbridge is progressing and it is anticipated the bridge could be ready to reopen during the autumn.

An agreement was reached in December 2017 between Plymouth City Council, the Environment Agency and Sutton Harbour Holdings plc to repair the custom-built footbridge, which crosses Sutton Lock, and these repairs are being commissioned by Plymouth City Council. (more…)

Harbour Directions Public Notice

Harbour Directions – Consultation

Sutton Harbour Company, as a Statutory Harbour Authority, was designated with powers of Harbour Direction on 6 April 2015. Following this designation Sutton Harbour Company proposes to introduce new Harbour Directions, because current byelaws, whilst relevant, are inadequate for the traffic using the Harbour.

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Agreement brokered by Council leader and local MP for repairs to Sutton Harbour Footbridge

Sutton Harbour Street Bridge

An agreement has been brokered between Plymouth City Council, the Environment Agency and Sutton Harbour Holdings plc for repairs to enable the Sutton Harbour pedestrian footbridge to re-open.

Leader of the Council, Councillor Ian Bowyer and MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport Luke Pollard brokered the agreement between Sutton Harbour Holdings plc and the Environment Agency to repair the custom-built footbridge, which connects the Barbican Quarter with the Fishing Quarter of Sutton Harbour where the National Marine Aquarium and Rockfish restaurant are based. (more…)

Sutton Harbour Footbridge

Sutton Harbour Holdings plc is calling for the Environment Agency to meet its contractual obligations in supporting necessary repairs to the Sutton Harbour pedestrian footbridge, in a bid to bring the bridge back into use more quickly for the benefit of local businesses.

The custom-built footbridge installed 23 years ago crosses Sutton Lock in Plymouth and is an integral part of the lock system, which is designed to prevent any flooding in the Sutton Harbour, Barbican, Coxside and Bretonside areas of the city.

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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.

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Preliminary results for the year ended 31st March 2017

Corporate

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.

Highlights

  • 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

Financial

  • 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.

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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.

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