Living and working in Plymouth
Plessey’s high technology facility is in the vibrant city of Plymouth, one of the biggest cities on the south coast of the UK. Steeped in maritime history, Plymouth is a diverse city with a rich manufacturing and engineering industry.
The city has a lot to offer, from the hustle and bustle of the historic waterfront and city centre to the vast but beautiful Dartmoor National Park. Whether you like shopping, arts and culture or outdoor pursuits, there are a whole host of activities and events for all ages to enjoy year-round.
Relocating to Plymouth
Plymouth is a safe place to live and raise a family. The city has three universities, many great schools and a good value housing market.
We understand that relocating is a big life change that requires a lot of planning and research, and we’re therefore on hand to support you and your family to make the transition as smooth as possible. We also offer a comprehensive relocation package for those who meet the criteria.
Plymouth has great transport links and is accessible by car, coach and train. The closest international airports are Exeter and Newquay, which are less than an hour away. Bristol International Airport is just two hours away, and London can be accessed in three hours by train. The city also has a ferry port with regular sailings to France and Spain.
Getting around Plymouth is easy, whether you’re driving or hopping on the award-winning local transport network. Your journey should be short and stress-free, giving you a better work-life balance.
Plymouth has taken steps to become a cycling friendly place. The city has many cycling lanes and off-road cycling paths, for both commuting and recreational use. You can cycle from the city centre to our location in Roborough on signed paths, with most of the route also being traffic-free.