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And a quick online search reveals the following: Broseley was sold to Trafalgar House in 1987 and integrated into Ideal Homes. Ideal Homes was sold to Persimmon in 1996. Ergo.......?

16 Apr 2021

That presupposes that there is alternative land available. On the subject of who it is who owns the ransom land. I found this . So it seems it is not an individual who owns the ransom land but a developer.  Who took over Broseley? Find that out and it seems we might find out who owns the ransom land. ‘We had hoped to access the site from Parkers Road, where there is already an access ...

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16 Apr 2021

Some might also say they should look elsewhere to build the houses.

Lynne
Lynne
15 Apr 2021

True - whoever owns the land can sell it or not (although they do not necessarily have the right to do with it whatever they want). But by not selling it, or not being agreeable to selling it at a reasonable price, then the consequence is that the only other way to access the land in question is to cut down a 300 year old tree. So some might well say that the tree having to be cut down is as ...

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1263
15 Apr 2021

why blame the landowner ? if its his land then its his right to do what he will with it. The more serious issue is probably the council want money from the developer but couch it in terms of needing more houses built for the community.

Lynne
Lynne
15 Apr 2021

I've just been reading the report on Devonlive about this Starcross oak tree issue. At the bottom of the article are several comments. Here is one of them: "So a self serving landowner would prefer to see a 300 year old tree cut down rather than permit access through their land? Or are they open to access but at an opportunistic greed price? This is an unacceptable loss due to one ...

15 Apr 2021

From what I've read it seems the council's hand was forced on this issue in Starcross because the only other way of accessing this site was by way of land owned by someone else. What is known as Ransom Land. So......the tree at Starcross is needing be felled either because the owner of the Ransom Land does not wish to sell or wishes to sell but only at some ridiculously extortionate price. So ...

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14 Apr 2021

Council votes  to allow  felling of a 300 year old oak tree  to allow the construction of 20 houses in Starcross........................wonder how this sits with he £35k a year climate change officer at teignbridge  council

Self-catering accomodation re-opened again this week Popular holiday park Cofton Holidays in Dawlish has told DevonLive that from April 12 through to May 27, they have an occupancy rate of 85 per cent across all accommodation. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/whats-on/whats-on-news/cofton-holiday-park-smashes-records-5294053

if you do know please apply to become a detective.....................

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