THE BRILLIANT ALTERNATIVE
This is our story of our city - a city with wellbeing and quality of life at its heart.
'Living better' isn't a claim, is is an aspiration and a key part of how we work together.
We think that quality of life is key to a successful and thriving city. It's our competitive advantage, something that sets us apart and is increasingly something to shout about
Exeter is the brilliant alternative to so many things in life. Our business, communities, institutions, education facilities and residents consistently prove to be the brilliant alternative to so many other areas In this heart of Devon, Exeter is a city built on community, trust and resilience, where everyone has their part to play and so many gladly step up.
Firmly in best kept secret territory, Exeter is a place where you can visit, study, work and live better. Our story is based on facts - not fluff.
Exeter Live Better has been created to encapsulate all of this and the many examples in everyday life.
Often the city hides its light under a bushel - and then hides the bushel.
Exeter Live Better is our city's story. It's your story too so please join us in celebration of our brilliant city.
It’s our story. Exeter is ‘The Brilliant Alternative’ to so many others – with quality of life at the heart. It is the golden thread around ‘why Exeter’ that brings competitive advantage by our city pulling together. You may have seen it on the signs, on the shirts, and on everything from major polices around people to festivals and events. In Exeter wellbeing is at the heart of life. Exeter is a city where you truly can Live Better.
Exeter is one of the UK’s fastest growing economies and home to a range of tech businesses, including the Met Office. The city is working towards quality of life being considered at every stage. It holds a reputation of being a thriving city centre, within a network of thriving rural and coastal towns and villages. Exeter is a city with collaboration at its heart.
A small city that packs a big punch, Exeter is one of the most attractive and historically interesting cities in England.
“A city of courage and ambition”
The Liveable Exeter programme is about coordinating sustainable and inclusive growth to create a city that’s ready for the future. With a plan to deliver 12,000 new homes the programme will address major challenges of infrastructure and renewal, low carbon development as well as drawing together the core threads of the City’s vision for 2040. Liveable Exeter is a programme of transformational change that will deliver major benefits to the citizens of the city, the region and the environment.Discover more
Live and Move
Live and Move want Exeter and Cranbrook to become the UK’s most active area by getting everyone, no matter the age or ability, moving a little bit more. They are working across Exeter and Cranbrook, supporting everyone to increase their daily movement in ways that work for them. Live and Move want to celebrate all the different ways that people choose to be more active and are committed to learning about what we can do – as individuals and as a place – to make this change last.Discover more