A TOTAL of up to 26 custom or self-build homes could be built at Dawlish and near Newton Abbot.
The Orchard Lane site at Dawlish was highlighted in our recent local plan sites option consultation and so any building would be subject to the outcome of that consultation, member consideration and approval as well as planning permission being sought for around six affordable custom or self-build homes.
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If that playing field (The Orchard Lane site) were to be given the go ahead to be developed for housing, then the knock on effect would be to enhance any arguments that all other land put up for development in the immediate area should also be given the go ahead. That would mean, for example, most of the (presently) open fields immediately adjacent to the Countryside Park being developed.
Is that what Dawlish wants? Its countryside park surrounded by housing?