and I wouldn't disagree with anything that you've said Majorp - just flagging up to someone whom I'm assuming is new to this site that this wandering off the original topic is not infrequent.
@DaveHutton apologies - threads can and do wander off the original subject and this one is proving no exception.
Could you elaborate on that assertion Leatash?,
@Barbarawils68 Thanks for map and link. Because link road looks (mostly) straight on map does it follow that it will be so in actuality? Although Carhaix Way is now bollarded half way along its route, had it been a through highway (as was originally planned), it was nontheless designed to deter traffic from using it as such. Might the link road be the same?
So they will be poorer and we will be poorer. That looks like lose/lose to me.
Thanks for the update re document. Totally agree with you about it being 'the' road that an awful lot of residents will use. And I am sure sat navs will take drivers along it as well. You wouldn't have a link for the plan that you refer to in your second sentence above, would you?
This business about the link road (when/if it ever gets built) being a major link through Dawlish. Are we correct about that? This is from a 2015 document concerning the link road. It would seem from the wording that the powers that be don't necessarily see it as being a major through road. “The vehicular access through DA2 should be in the form of an avenue. ‘Secmaton Avenue’ ...
Well if by 'too much money is involved' you have in mind just how much money the UK will be poorer by its leaving the EU then those in charge may have a point!
See agenda item 13 for this Weds (7th March) full town council meeting. http://www.dawlish.gov.uk/edit/uploads/2370_265276272.pdf
See agenda item 14 for the upcoming Dawlish Town Council meeting. http://www.dawlish.gov.uk/edit/uploads/2370_265276272.pdf