Save Our Sidmouth

Sidmouth hearing next Tuesday, 25th February 2014, as Examination of Local Plan continues.

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From EDDC website:

Examination of the New East Devon Local Plan 2006-26
Hearing 7
09:30
Tuesday 25 February2014
Sidmouth

The overall housing numbers and employment provision proposed in the Local Plan has been discussed in previous hearing sessions. The purpose of this session is to consider matters specific to Sidmouth.
East Devon District Council has resolved to relocate from The Knowle.That decision has been made and is not a matter for this examination.
1.Strategy 26 seeks to allocate sites for 100 new houses and makes provision for 50 more on windfall sites.
Strategy 1 and Policy E1 propose the allocation of 5.5ha of employment land. Is this level of development justified by robust evidence?

2. Are the proposed allocations suitable for the development for which they are proposed?
2a. Sidford Employment Allocation
Traffic
Landscape/Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Flooding
2b. Alexandra Industrial Estate
2c. The Knowle,Port Royal, Manstone Depot Residential Allocations
Loss of employment
Traffic
Impact on the character and appearance of the area
3.
Does Sidmouth have the infrastructure to support the level of new
development envisaged in the Local Plan?

*Persimmon Homes (SW) Ltd proposes the allocation of land for housing at Woolbrook Road.
Mr R Eley proposes the allocation of land east of Fortescue Rd for hotel use.
Participants
East Devon District Council
29 Sidmouth Chamber of Commerce
720 Futures Forum of the Vision Group for Sidmouth
1795 Mr Philip Wragg
1967 Mr Tim Ford
2062 Persimmon Homes (SW) Ltd
3248 Cliff Road Action Group
3496 Mr Keith Northover–
represented by Mrs Julia Harbour
3589 Knowle Residents Association–
Mr K Northover
3603 Mr K R Dent
3632 Mr Barry Curwen
3647 Mr Michael Temple
3747 Mr Graham Cooper
4019 Mr Richard Eley
6048 Mr Peter Whitfield
6139 Dr Stephen Wozniak
6184 Mrs Marianne Rixson
6225 Mrs Ann Jones
6314 S Mathews
6359 Mr Ian Davies
6361 Mr G W Nicholson
6397 Save our Sidmouth
6920 Mr David Addis
6922 Cllr Mike Allen

For ground already covered by the Examination in Public, please see http://eastdevonalliance.org/2014/02/21/examination-in-public-eip-of-eddcs-new-local-plan-summary-so-far/

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