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Great Torrington appeal decision raises the question: do Local Planning Authorities have any authority over planning?

Authored by sharon goble

Outline planning permission has been granted for a major development of new homes on farmland at Great Torrington following a Planning Inspector’s decision to allow an appeal by developer Beechcroft Land Ltd.

The developer had sought permission in 2018 for 181 homes in three fields to the south of the town, next to the existing settlement boundary and urban area. The eastern field of...

Planning workshop for town and parish councils

Do you sit on a town or parish council in Devon? If so, you need to know how to respond to planning proposals affecting your community. Your response, as consultees in the planning process, can significantly influence the outcome and make a real difference to what the local planning authority decides. CPRE Devon invites you to a special ‘planning workshop’ for Devon’s town and parish councils. Experienced, independent Planning Consultant, Jo Widdecombe, will guide you through the process and explain what’s important. Free admission for member organisations (up to 3 people free per member...

CPRE Devon announces ministerial visit to address growing concerns over new housing developments in the county

Authored by sharon goble

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England has announced that the Minister for Housing and Planning, Kit Malthouse MP, will be coming to Devon next month to address growing concerns amongst local people about the scale and appropriateness of new homes developments across the county.

At the opening of CPRE Devon’s housing seminar in Tavistock on Friday (8th Feb),...

New homes planned for South West Devon to come under the spotlight at CPRE Devon seminar

Countryside campaigners CPRE Devon are hosting a seminar in Tavistock next month amid growing concerns in the area about the scale of current and future housing development, and whether these plans provide the number and kind of homes that are really needed.

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England is holding the event called “Is the scale of housing development right for South West Devon?” at the Bedford Hotel in Tavistock on Friday 8th February 2019 from 10am-1pm.

The seminar comes hot on the heels of a similar event in Tiverton last autumn at which CPRE...

CPRE Devon Launch Seminar: Devon's real housing needs

Are you concerned about the number of new homes being built in and around Plymouth and across Devon? How many are planned for your community and where? How many are genuinely affordable and who are the planned new homes for?

To objectively assess the situation, the Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE Devon) commissioned an independent study. The findings will be announced today, revealing the truth about Devon's real housing needs.

Come along to find out what the evidence shows and how it could help communities facing unwanted development plans...

Transformation of historic mill in Ivybridge begins with the launch of new homes

Authored by Attention Media

The transformation of Stowford Mill is underway and on Saturday 28 July, members of the public will be given the opportunity to reserve one of the new three, four or five bedroom homes being created at this unique location.

Held at The Watermark in Ivybridge between 10am - 3pm, the event gives prospective homeowners the chance to meet with Burrington Estates – the South West-based...

Council grants planning permission for 14 new homes in Colebrook, Plympton

Authored by Attention Media

Plymouth City Council has granted South West property developer, Burrington Estates New Homes, planning permission for the creation of 14 new luxury homes on the former site of Colebrook House in Plympton.

Following discussions with the planning committee, a recommendation to approve from officers of Plymouth City Council, local councillors and the general public, planning permission...

Burrington Estates launches show home at The Quarters, Manadon Park, Plymouth

Authored by Attention Media

Award-winning developer, Burrington Estates New Homes, are celebrating the launch of two brand new show homes at The Quarters, Manadon Park - a collection of high-quality, two, three and four bedroom new homes.

The Chaddlewood, a four bedroom home, has a spacious, dual aspect living area and open plan kitchen and dining room. There is a set of bi-folding doors leading to a rear turfed...

DIY a thing of the past for rightsizers opting for flexible and adaptable new-build homes

Authored by Property News

The challenge of finding a home with just the right amount of space and with absolutely no need for DIY is driving many buyers to new-build properties in Plymouth.

Increasingly, newer homes are designed to provide flexible space that fits a wide variety of lifestyles, providing those who may previously have opted to downsize with the luxury of rooms that are perfect suited to their...

Wait is almost over for buyers seeking spacious new home at Canes Meadow in Brixton near Plymouth

Authored by Rebecca Henderson

Five star housebuilder David Wilson Homes is gearing up for the official opening of its new development in Brixton, Devon.

It is set to launch Canes Meadow on Saturday September 2 when the first of the three, four and five bedroom homes will be released for sale.

“We have had a huge response since we first confirmed we would be back in Brixton so we are thrilled to be...

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