Fall in love with new look market after massive makeover

Authored by News Desk

People living in and around Plymouth are being urged to fall in love with their market again after a major £3.5 million makeover.

A Grand Day Out is being organised for Saturday 30 September to mark the end of the refurbishment works on the listed building - and everyone is invited.

Market traders and the council hope people will take a fresh look at the distinctive building...

Plymouth Market Grand Day Out

Celebrate the completion of Plymouth Market's £3.5million refurbishment work and join us on Saturday 30 September for a Grand Day Out with fun for all the family. We’ve got something for everyone - young and old, with over 140 stalls, eateries and cafes, all under one roof!

Season of success leads to expansion for stalls at Plymouth Market

Authored by News Desk

Just months after opening in Plymouth Market, two start-up businesses are already expanding into larger premises following a successful first season.

Bibs and Bows for Little Toes and The Artist’s Palette are relocating to spacious perimeter units along the Market Avenue wall to accommodate their increasing customer numbers.

Meanwhile long-established M’s boutique has moved...

UK house prices to increase by 3% in 2017

Authored by News Desk

House prices in the UK will see an average increase of 3% over the course of next year as the number of transactions stabilises, according to the RICS housing forecast for 2017.

Following on from the 2016 forecast, the supply pipeline or lack of it is at the forefront of the analysis and dominates the residential market. While there is an improvement, the legacy of building on an...

Demand for land falls sharply in SW

Authored by Mary

A significant drop in demand for rural land was reported in H1 2016, and with continuing modest supply increases, expectations have been pushed further into negative territory. Across the country, 49% of contributors now expect prices to fall across all farm types over the coming year. Anecdotal evidence from respondents suggests that several factors are combining to dampen sentiment in the...

Brexit uncertainty dampens activity in SW housing market

Authored by Mary

Uncertainty fuelled by the EU Referendum has resulted in a marked drop in activity in the South West housing market, according to the RICS UK Residential Market Survey, June 2016.

New buyer enquiries declined significantly across the UK in June, with 36% more chartered surveyors nationally reporting a fall in interest - this is the lowest reading since mid-2008. The South West fared...

Wimbledon fever hits Royal William Yard!

Authored by Mary

Looking for something to kick off the summer? Join Royal William Yard this Sunday 3 July at their award winning monthly Good Food market.

The ever popular market sees over 50 local food and drink stalls from across the region coming together in this stunning location to form one of the most successful food markets in Devon. A fantastic day out for all the family, there is always lots...

SW housing market dips for first time in 13 months

Authored by Mary

Interest from South West house buyers has dropped for the first time since February 2015 according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.

Following the buy-to-let rush that preceded the 1 April tax rise deadline and with increased uncertainty surrounding the upcoming EU referendum interest from buyers dropped in April with 17% more...

Royal William Yards Good Food Market

The Royal William Yard Good Food Market celebrates it's 4th Birthday Party on The Green at Royal William Yard Sunday 1 May.

The ever popular market sees over 50 local food and drink stalls from across the region coming together in this stunning location to form one of the most successful food markets in Devon.

A fantastic day out for all the family, there is always lots to see, do and taste! The market is organised by the people behind the highly popular Totnes Good Food Sunday.

Come along and enjoy - everyone is welcome.

More details: http://www....

Output growth accelerates in October

Authored by Mary

The South West private sector recovered some growth momentum at the start of the final quarter of 2015, according to the latest PMI® survey data. The rate of expansion in output strengthened to a three-month high, having slowed throughout the third quarter. Growth of new business resumed and firms increased workforces at a stronger pace, although the volume of outstanding business continued to...


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