Councillor Patrick Nicholson

Party: Conservative

Ward: Plympton St. Mary

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Contact information

Phone:  (01752) 347474


Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 01/05/1992 - 01/05/1995
  • 01/05/1997 - 01/05/2000
  • 04/05/2000 - 04/05/2003
  • 06/05/2003 - 07/05/2007
  • 07/05/2007 - 09/05/2011
  • 09/05/2011 - 11/05/2015
  • 11/05/2015 - 14/05/2019

Additional Information

Community Grants Scheme



Christmas lights for Plympton




To provide new clothing for the Fire Cadets based at Plympton




A defibrillator for Plym Valley Railway, Marsh Mills


Head-set for the memory Cafes and Conservatories in the Erle ward, Plympton.




To place large boulders adjacent to the Plympton swimming pool car park to minimise large vehicles entering the cricket field.


To contribute towards providing craft supplies and half term activities for the young carers at Woodford Primary School


To contribute towards creating multiple outside classrooms for the pupils who wish to use the resources at lunchtime for reading and writing at Boringdon Primary School. 


To contribute towards leaflets and flyers to support the Plympton St Mary neighbourhood forum 




To prune two trees in Larkham Lane and the trees located in the centre of Park Close, Woodford Plympton.




To help fund a new pedestrian crossing in Larkham Lane


Grand Total


Community Grants 2019/20




Community Tree Planting Project in Farm Close, Plympton St Mary.


To help fund new fencing for Plympton Tennis Club courts.


Contribution towards the provision of a new Pedestrian Crossing on Larkham Lane.


Grand Total














Community Grants Scheme



Sponsorship for Royal British Legion Plympton Branch Standard appeal - £100 donation from all seven ward councillors for Plympton (Plympton St Mary's, Plympton Erle, Plympton Chaddlewood).




Plympton Christmas Lights with a contribution of £250 each from all 7 Plympton Councillors




( Invoice - 56807236974 ) To help pay for the hire of Harewood House for the Plympton St Mary Neighbourhood Forum to carry out a public consultation on the Plympton St Mary Neighbourhood Plan to the benefit of the community




Funding for the Plympton St Mary Neighbourhood Forum consultation event




To contribute funds towards the redevelopment of Boringdon Close Play Area




Spreading composted material along Tithe Road


Contribution towards hedge reduction along Stoggy Lane


Contribution towards tree works at Church Close, Plympton




For the installation of a defibrillator at Harewood House




Contribution towards handrails along Plympton Ridgeway


2nd March 2018


To fund site clearance for new allotments at Lucas Lane


Grand Total






Community Grant Scheme 2016 to 2017



Christmas tree for Friends of Ford Park Cemetery for their carol service


Contribution towards a new boiler for Plympton St Mary's Church


Footpath from The Ridgeway to r/o Plympton Library within Harewood Park


Plympton Christmas Lights


Resurfacing of the church path at Plympton St Mary's Church


Grand Total



Community Grant Scheme 2015 to 2016

Plympton Youth Partnership Community Event (joint application with Councillors Jordan £500, Salter £500, Beer £500, Darcy £500, James £500 & S Leaves £500)


Plympton Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lights (joint application with Councillors Jordan £500, Salter £500, Beer £500, Darcy £500, James £500 & S Leaves £500)


Pollarding of trees Alwyn Road/ Moorland Road


New kit and equipment for AFC Plympton U8 Football Team


Tree planting at Mudge Way Car Park North


Help with start-up costs for Plympton St Mary Neighbourhood Forum (joint application with Sam Leaves £100 and James £100)


Tomorrow’s People - support to assist young unemployed people in Plymouth (Martin Leaves £450, Mahony £100 and Mrs Nicholson £450)



Community Grant Scheme 2014 to 2015


Grant towards Christmas lights for The Ridgeway, Plympton (joint application with Councillors Jordan £500, Salter £500, Beer £500,  Darcy £500, James £500 & S Leaves £500)                       


Clean up of the open space and the provision of 2 dog bins at the site rear of Tithe Road, Woodford


Erection of plaque commemorating the opening of Plympton Library by Stannator Mr Fred Lethbridge


Donation to Woodford Methodist Church for assistance in providing activities for young people


Donation to Colebrook Community Association for their assistance during the Colebrook Defence Scheme (joint application with Councillor James £100)



Community Grant Scheme 2013 to 2014


Resurfacing of car park. (See also Councillors Mrs Beer, Darcy, James and Mrs S Leaves - £3500 each. Total cost £17500).