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For info - the total number of homes being built by Bovis/Cavanna at their site at Secmaton Lane is 251. I don't know how over long a period of time those homes will be built. Guess it depends on how quickly they sell. Of those 251, 12% (30) are to be affordable. Of those 30, 15 will be affordable rent and 15 affordable housing of some other kind (shared ownership for example?). If you are ...

30 Nov 2012

@ B'Nut - you talking about the Bovis/Cavanna Development at Secmaton Lane?

Should anyone be interested, the planning reference re this site is 11/03265/MAJ. Here is an extract re the community orchard from the relevant committee agenda. "The principle of the Neighbourhood Centre, Community Orchard and Play Area The illustrative layout shows play space, a community planting area and space for community facilities to the northern end of the site. ...

29 Nov 2012

'ere tis: POA Plot for sale Dawlish, EX7 0EQ DAWLISH - Prime greenfield residential development site, approx 76 dwellings, country and sea views. 8.82 ha/21.8 acres gross, residential development on part approx 2.88ha/7.1acres, Outline PP 28th June 2012 for residential development and a neighbourhood centre, INFORMAL TENDER 7th SEPTEMBER 2012 More details Save ...

Begs the question, given the landslides and flooding, that we will have a rail line that is working............

@Andysport - unfortunately i couldn't attend the meeting but I'll certainly try and find out more about Dawlish Transition's thoughts on their doing a self-build scheme on this site that has outline p/p for 75 homes. This site by the way was granted p/p with various S106 agreements including that it should provide 30% affordable housing. I thought at the time that 30% of 75/76 dwellings might ...

Yes AndyS I have definitely been posting about the above on here and also chasing TDC. Other posters on this website on earlier threads have also referred to this breach of the S106 agreement.

When they say "adjacent to farmland" I wonder just what farmland they have in mind? Would it be the farmland that is scheduled to have 100s of houses built on it over the next 20 years or so?

Would you like to build an affordable eco home in Dawlish? Find out more Wednesday 28 November 7.30 p.m. Council Chamber, Manor House We are a local group of people in housing need intending to self-build our own low-cost, environmentally sustainable, houses in the Dawlish area. Come and join us if you: have local connections ...

17 Nov 2012

Yes, I've heard as well (and don't know if true - just repeating what I've heard alleged) that this scheme is not an "as well as" in terms of the amount of affordable housing being provided in the district via S106 agreements with developers, but an "instead of".  So, for example, instead of developers building a % of affordable homes per number of open market homes, the land that would have been ...

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