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There is a thread now running on Eyes of Dawlish concerning Shell Cove beach.  If you can access the thread have a read. Seems there is now a dispute brewing over whether or not Shell Cove beach is privately owned like the footpath access to it across Shell Cove House grounds. If you click on this link https://search.savills.com/property-detail/29379fe8-6f6e-4316-8000-911ef55a6eec you ...

In January of this year local residents got fed up with the state of disrepair of the building. Click on this link for more info http://www.dawlishnewspapers.co.uk/article.cfm?id=110268&headline=Crunch%20talks%20called%20for%20vicarage%20ruin&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2020 The matter was then an agenda item at the full council meeting held in February. Here is the minute of that agenda item ...

9 Aug 2020

this link should take you to a picture of what the building once looked like. https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1045909

9 Aug 2020

Yes it is a listed building. And because it is listed, although it is obviously a brown field site, this causes complications with regard to the site being developed. I am inclined to agree with your comment in your last paragraph above @Deedoodle. I am sure that it is far from being the only listed site in the country that is being allowed to deteriorate by whoever it is who owns it. ...

So let's get this right:  you can go up in the loft and put a protruding dormer window in the rear roof affording views over neighbours gardens and quite possibly into their bedrooms without planning permission courtesy of permitted development rights granted in 2013. And wef next month it is likely that anyone can add a storey or two to their dwelling with a minimum of planning dept ...

@Deedoodle - is the work still going on? What do you think they were/are doing?

The 2 x planning applications from Network Rail concerning the railway station and wall are due to be heard at the next TDC planning committee meeting starting 10.00am on Tuesday 18th August. As it happens Dawlish has three councillors who sit on that committee. So if anyone has any strong feelings one way or t'other about what is being proposed by Network Rail/what the town council would ...

7 Aug 2020

Further to the Town Council’s Planning Committee’s resolution of 9 July 2020, and following an Extraordinary Meeting of the Dawlish Town Council on 3 August 2020, it was resolved by Members that further comments be submitted in respect of the above applications which are due to be considered by Teignbridge District Council’s Planning Committee on 18 August 2020, namely that: • Network ...

Just checked. Correct about the proposed reduction in AH requirement for small developers. See pages 26-28 of the consultation document. Click here https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/changes-to-the-current-planning-system Consultation closes 11.45pm 1st October 2020

7 Aug 2020

"Builders will no longer need a normal planning application to demolish and rebuild vacant and redundant residential and commercial buildings if they are rebuilt as homes". Would the site of the Daw Vale Care Home along Westcliff fall under this category? I believe I heard yesterday that the government is saying developers will not need to provide any form of Affordable Housing provision ...

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