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Sherford by LiveWest

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The much anticipated Sherford is brand new market town set to become a thriving and sustainable community, conveniently located in the South Hams on the eastern outskirts of Plymouth.

Set to become one of the region’s most vibrant places to live, work and socialise, with 5,500 new homes and 83,000 square meters of employment, Sherford town is about building futures and creating a new community from scratch, full of promise and opportunity.

The town has been carefully designed so that residents can have easy access to the main road, shops, businesses, schools and parks.
  1. thriving and sustainable community
  2. brand new market town
  3. easy access to the main road, shops, businesses, schools and parks
  4. Sherford will have access to a range of leisure activities



Sherford, Plymouth, PL9 8FJ

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Sherford will occupy 1200 acres of farmland between the A38 and the A379, to the east of Plymouth.

The location allows Sherford to be well connected to Plymouth, but also to belong to the South Hams landscape, which it is designed and planned to respect and enhance.

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Leisure Facilities

There will be footpaths and cycle routes located around Sherford connecting the development to the 500-acre Community Park, which will be the largest habitat creation scheme in the South West, while also providing sports facilities, community gardens and allotments.

With a sports complex, play areas and parks, the community of Sherford will have access to a range of leisure activities, from the new swimming pool to the skate park, there will be indoor and outdoor activities for all to enjoy!

Local Shopping

Sherford has been designed and planned to enable people to live, work and socialise in the same area, to prevent areas of the town lying dormant for long periods, Sherford will be an active community and town.

Shops and businesses will be integrated with residential areas, creating activity throughout the day, throughout the town.

The high street will be a bustling area for people to work, meet and socialise. Residents will be able to complete their shopping and daily tasks without needing to leave Sherford. Regular buses will provide residents with a link to Plymouth City Centre and Drake Circus, the newly modernised Exeter is around an hours drive away and offers many national retailers as well as independent boutiques and restaurants.


Sherford will eventually be home to over 12,000 people, which calls for a total of four schools, one secondary and three primaries, these will be built over the course of the development with Sherford Vale School (primary) opening September 2017.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Glasgow Central (380.0 miles)
National Train Station logo Glasgow Queen Street (380.3 miles)
Light Railway Station logo St. Enoch (379.9 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

About Developer

LiveWest was formed through the merger of DCH and Knightstone to become a leading developer of housing in the South West, with a heritage of over 40 years’ experience in providing quality housing from the shores of Cornwall to the Gloucestershire hills, and the scale and vision to build real social change in our region, one front door at a time.

While helping thousands of customers on the road to owning their own home, LiveWest translates its profits into affordable housing and building inclusive, welcoming and vibrant communities; helping people live fulfilling lives with the confidence that a stable home provides.

At our heart we are a people business, with over 36,000 properties, 70,000 customers and a dedicated commitment to building 15,000 new homes in the South West over the next ten years.

Our success as a business fuels our social purpose. It allows us to be transformational and gives us the freedom to invest in the communities we build and support.

As experienced leaders in our sector we have the ability to light the way forward with a progressive approach to the modern landscape of affordable housing, helping customers make that important step towards owning a home.

Our relationship with you doesn’t end when we hand you the keys. We’re committed to aftercare service and have a dedicated team on hand to support any aftersales needs you may have.

By choosing to buy your new home from LiveWest you’re helping create great communities.

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