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Plymouth Property Hotspot

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Thinking of moving to Plymouth? Whether you’re starting a family, planning an investment or beginning higher education, here is what Plymouth has to offer.

House Prices 🏠

Property Investment 🏠 🏠

Economy ££

  • There is heavy investment in the area, including a £20m project to build a Marine Industries Production Campus, £9m of investment in science parks, £40m towards the Drake Circus Leisure Centre and a £25m transformation of Plymouth History Centre
  • The latest figures available reveal that during 2012 and 2013 the city's GVA increased by 3.1% and 4.2% respectively – outperforming the rest of the UK whose GVA grew by 2.4% and 3.3%
  • Plymouth's economy remains strongly influenced by shipbuilding and seafaring including ferry links to Spain and France but has tended toward a service-based economy since the 1990s.

Location and Transport 🚌           

  • There is easy road access, with the M5 motorway about 40 miles (65 km) away near Exeter. The A38 dual-carriageway runs from east to west across the north of the city 
  • A regular international ferry service provided by Brittany Ferries operates from Millbay taking cars and foot passengers directly to France and Spain
  • FlyPlymouth plans to reopen the city airport by 2018, which will provide daily services to various destinations including London. 

Education 🎓

Environment 🌷

  • Plymouth is a vibrant waterfront city with well-known landmarks, historical sites and natural assets to explore
  • Amble along the Barbican’s quaint cobbled quayside following in the Pilgrim Father’s footsteps or visit the National Marine Aquarium with its deep water fish tanks
  • Indulge in watersports or treat yourself to a meal from one of the city’s celebrity chefs.

Trivia 🎬

Finally, did you know …

  • Sir Francis Drake, the first English person to circumnavigate the world, was Mayor of Plymouth?
  • Plymouth is not the only Plymouth- there are 52 other Plymouths in the world?
  • Plymouth-based Brittany Ferries began life as a farmers’ ferry – bringing cauliflowers from France to the UK?

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