Find out what's happening during the next phase of the development of Torbay Road.
A revised scheme is being implemented on Torbay Road to balance the needs of:
SWISCo will be making the changes which will include:
Once they have made all the changes the revised scheme will go live.
Use the movement plan to help you plan your journey to Torbay Road.
Some of the work is dependent on weather conditions. For example, we can only do the line marking if the ground is dry.
We'll tell you if there are going to be delays through our social media channels.
Before we could make these changes we needed to make sure:
The changes mean there will be more room for businesses to use. Businesses who are keen to use the extra space should contact our Licensing Team. They will review applications on a property-by-property basis.
The revised scheme reduces the amount of public realm space. This will change the type and size of events that can be held on Torbay Road. If you would like to host an event talk to our Events Team about your idea.
Over the coming months, we will monitor how the revised scheme works. This will make sure the changes work and we can use them in a permanent scheme.
It is likely that the revised scheme will run for up to six months (this reflects the requirements of the TRO). If we need to make any more changes to the scheme then the six months will start again.
After the trial, we will decide on a permanent scheme and develop final designs for:
When the final scheme has been chosen we will appoint a contractor to start work on making the final changes. We will tell you when this happens.