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Local Information

The contacts listed below may be able to offer support for those areas that fall outside the scope of the Trust. 

Connecting Sherford Directory


Coombe Dean School

Coombe Dean School Academy is a secondary school located on the outskirts of Plymouth.

☎ 01752 406961


Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College is a state funded secondary school and academy in Ivybridge.

☎ 01752 691000



Sherford Vale School

Sherford Vale School is a primary school which opened in September 2018 to serve the new community of Sherford and children from the local area.

☎ 01752 891795




Derriford Hospital

Derriford Hospital is a large teaching hospital in Plymouth, England. The hospital serves Plymouth and nearby areas of Devon and Cornwall. It also provides tertiary cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery and renal transplant surgery for the whole of the South West Peninsula

☎ 01752 202082



Community Voluntary Services – Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice South Hams, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE

☎ 03444 111 444


Love Brixton Devon open group on Facebook

Facebook pages - Love Brixton Devon open group (used by locals and Brixton Parish Council to post urgent information) Sherford (closed group for Sherford residents)


Plymouth Online Directory

The Plymouth Online Directory (POD) is a community-based directory with a focus on health, social and well-being services.



Brixton Parish Council

Normally meets last Wednesday in the month in Brixton Community Centre. All Sherford residents are welcome to attend whether or not resident in the Parish area (ie pay South Hams Council Tax). Those living in the South Hams are eligible to apply at elections to be Councillors. The PC leads on helping Sherford develop its own Town Council. Posts information about planning applications, roads etc on the Brixton Parish Council noticeboard.

☎ 07890 945785



Devon County Council

Manages roads and highways in Devon. Deals with health and social care provision, libraries, education and many other services. Roads in Sherford are managed by the developers for the first two years before Devon County Council adopts them.


Plymouth City Council

Undertakes weekly waste collection for the whole of Sherford. This may change in future to SHDC but residents will be advised ahead of this. Residents paying Council tax to Plymouth can contact their Council representative in Elburton Ward at the Plymouth City Council website address below. Plymouth also leads on healthcare support within Plymouth boundaries.


South Hams District Council

Manages the complex S106 Sherford agreement with all the Developers. Hosts regular Director level meetings with Developers. Responsible for planning applications for South Hams and all Sherford.


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