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Stronger Future

Find out more about the work we are doing to improve the economy in Torquay.

Three projects make up Stronger Future each designed to improve the economy of Torquay.

  • Cultural Landscapes will deliver free events and festivals to help bring visitors and footfall into the town
  • Ready for Work which helps unemployed people to overcome barriers to work
  • Sector Pathways will help to improve skills and employment in the key sectors of:
    • construction
    • photonics and electronics


The total cost for delivering Stronger Future is just over £1 million. £600,000 allocated from the Towns Fund. Matched funds will come from other public funds and private sources.

Project benefits

  • Increased pride in the town
  • Encourage residents into the town
  • Help residents overcome barriers to employment
  • Increase skills among residents in Torquay’s key sectors
  • Attract more visitors to the area

Project timeline

Separate contractors will deliver each of the projects through a competitive procurement process.

Organisations working on the project

TDA will have responsibility for the management and delivery of the project.

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