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1

Where is an example of new deals for communities?

Devonport Regeneration, Plymouth

2

What was done in Devonport?

Turning the deprived, derelict area of Devonport into a greener, newer, more social place with the Devonport Guildhall as a centre for social enterprise

3

What is Devonport home to?

Devonport Dockyard - once the biggest employer in the West Country

4

What happened in the 1990s?

The local authorities decided the dockyard was not secure enough so built a 10ft stone wall around it

5

What effect did the wall have?

It improved security but the majority of shops in the town closed and the area became a crime hotspot due to a lack of education

6

How much government investment did Devonport receive between 2001 and 2011?

£50 million

7

What was the funding used for?

Improve Devonport park
Bring Devonport Guildhall back into use as a centre for social enterprise
Refurbish St Aubyns Church as a library and place of worship

8

What was the main issue in Devonport?

Overcrowding

9

Hwo many flats were demolished?

565

10

How many new homes were constructed?

1100

11

What was the previous use of the land the new houses were built on?

Use by the Ministry of Defence

12

What plan was adopted by Plymouth Council?

The Devonport Action Plan

13

What did the Devonport Action Plan aim to do?

To use land use policies and proposals to promote Devonport as a thriving neighbourhood within Plymouth

14

How much funding was put into green areas in and around Devonport?

£5.3 million

15

What improvements were made to the park?

A park pavillion, an adventure play area, restoring the listed Lower Lodge and the fountains, as well as memorials and new railings

16

How much retail space was created?

2323sqm

17

How much commercial space was created?

4680sqm

18

How much mixed use land was created?

2112sqm

19

How much community adn public space was created?

400sqm

20

How much was spent on renovating the Guildhall?

£1.75 million

21

What is the Guildhall used for?

A s a centre for social enterprise and culture for the local community

22

Which company applied for permission for a new facility in the area?

Princess Yachts

23

What was opened in April 2009?

The Peninsula Dental School, first purpose built Dental School in the UK for 30 years

24

How did the area change economically?

The dental school brought in students and money and the yacht company brought in money ad created jobs