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General Discussion

At the recent Dawlish Town Council meeting Cllr Taylor advised that the housing numbers target that the government set the district council to build had been more than doubled from 720 new homes a year to 1,520 a year. The Council had sent a robust response to government.

With regard to the above report from Cllr Clatworthy, at the recent town council meeting Cllr Gary Taylor, the TDC executive member for planning, told the meeting that: " regards the link road bridge from Langdon Hospital to Shutterton , an application had now been made."

Cllr Wrigley told the meeting that: The Rural Skip service was to finish as Teignbridge balanced its statutory obligations against discretionary services. It would offer help and assistance to those towns and parishes that wished to continue offering the service in some way going forward.

14 Oct 2020

At the recent town council meeting the town clerk reported that: Teignbridge District Council had this week taken the decision to cease providing the rural skip service as a cost saving measure. He had requested figures from Teignbridge as to how much the three sites in the Dawlish parish cost so that the appropriate Committee could look to investigate potentially providing a similar ...

Just to point out that having checked through the planning docs it seems that all the new housing on this particular site will be just that - houses. No bungalows, no flats and no lifetime housing. So if you are a wheel chair user/have walking difficulties/respiratory issues etc which make using stairs a big No No, will there be anything built to suit your needs? And the answer ...

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The breakdown of the 190 homes to be built is as follows; 168 -open market 22 - affordable housing The affordable housing to be provided is as follows; 7 x 3 bed 9 x 2 bed 6 x 1 bed The above affordable housing (AH) should be a mix of 15 units for affordable rent and 7 for shared ownership.

4 Oct 2020

The go ahead has now been given (with various provisos) for the 190 homes to be built. However, from reading the planning documentation it appears that the 64 bed care home and the employment land were not included in this planning permission and will thus be subject to separate planning applications - sometime in the future.


From the minutes of Dawlish town council planning committee meeting held 1.10.20 RESOLVED by majority of Members present and voting that this council recommends NO OBJECTION to this application. It was further resolved that should the officer be minded to refuse this application that a request be made to go to Teignbridge Planning Committee as approval of this application is in the public ...

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