Devon Study Tour: September 12th - 13th 2018


Tuesday 11th September

16:00 – 17:30 – Optional Cycle Trip along Exeter Quayside and Exe Estuary Trail

Meet at County Hall reception County Hall Reception for 15:40, or Saddles and Paddles

at Exeter Quay for 16:00


 Wednesday 12th September – County Hall

 09:10 - Coach pick up Mercure Southgate

 09:30: Introduction, Welcome and background

 Devon County Council Transport Planning – Dave Black, Devon County Council

 Managing Passenger Transport – Damien Jones, Devon County Council

 Highways Operation Control Centre – Hugh Griffiths, Devon County Council

 11:00 Site Visits – By Coach

 - Bridge Road Widening

- Newcourt Strategic Housing Allocation

- Honiton Road Park and Ride

- Clyst Honiton Bypass

- Cranbrook Railway Station

 13:00 East of Exeter Growth Point Presentation – Exeter Science Park

 East of Exeter Growth Point - Andy Wood, Exeter and East Devon Growth Point

 Phased Access Strategy – Will Pratt, Devon County Council

 13:45 Lunch - Exeter Science Park

 14:30 Site Visits – on Foot

o Blackhorse Link Road - Claire Breckin

o Tithebarne Link Road and Foot Bridge – Jamie Hulland

o E4 Cycle Route - Chris Bonnett

o Redhayes Bridge – Jamie Hulland

 16:00: Return to County Hall/City Centre

 17:45: Optional Tour - Exeter Cathedral Rooftop

Number limited (max 24) – Attendees to be confirmed


19:30: Dinner – Lloyds Lounge, Catherine St, Exeter


Thursday 13th September - Southgate Hotel

09:15 Welcome

09:30: Introduction and Overview of Day - Jamie Hulland, Devon County Council

Exeter SUMP - Will Pratt, Devon County Council

Emerging Transport Strategy

10:00 Overview of Recent Projects linked with Future Strategy

London Inn Square – Will Pratt, Devon County Council

Closing the road and City Centre Traffic reduction

Behaviour Change Programs – Marjolein Rijken, Jacobs

Approaches to Travel Planning in Exeter

Electric Bikes - Alex Thomas, Devon County Council

Lessons Learnt from E-bikes and how to expand in future

10:45 Depart on foot for Site Visits

Central Station and Co-bikes demo - Mark Hodgson, Co- Cars)

London Inn Square and Exeter Bus Station - Jamie Hulland, Devon County Council

Changes to date, Next steps and Redevelopment

12:00 Exeter City Futures

Innovation Exeter - Liz ODriscoll, Exeter City Futures

Overview of Exeter City Futures and the Velocities Program

13:00 Lunch - Southgate Hotel

14:00: Shared Learning/Feedback/Workshop (Will Pratt/ Jamie Hulland)

Workshop- Key Themes and how could they be improved.

15:30: Steering Group Meeting

Agenda as provided by Coordinator

17:30 Close