Greenway Lane homes move

12:10 12 February 2013

New homes

New homes

Archant

A 48-home development at Greenway Lane was approved by district planners last week under delegated powers.

East Devon District Council granted permission for Cavannah Homes to begin construction on land adjacent to the old allotments.

Outline permission had previously been granted in August.

District councillor Tom Wright said: “This scheme will provide much needed affordable housing, a total of 18 homes.

“The scheme also increased the area of allotments which will allow more Budleigh residents the opportunity to enjoy gardening and produce their own fruit and vegetables.”

He said that while the availability of allotments had been delayed by three months ‘the effects of the atrocious and abnormal weather were impossible to overcome’.

The 48 homes make up just under half of the 100 needed homes up to 2026, identified in the draft local plan.

District councillor Alan Dent said: “It provides much needed affordable housing and not only retains the allotments but actually increases the number of plots available to local residents.”

The allocation of the allotments will take place at Budleigh Salterton Public Hall on March 9.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Littleham's Brianna Evans, currently Miss Devon is preparing for the Miss England competition. Ref exe 5655-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A Littleham teenager, whose hopes of becoming Miss England were dashed by a health scare, has been given automatic entry into next year’s contest.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:03
Hundreds of people met in Barnstaple on Thursday evening to release purple balloons in memory of Katie Gammon, who died on Sunday. Picture: Andy Keeble

Family and friends line banks of the river to remember inspirational teen.

Read more
Yesterday, 20:06
Ilfracombe Carnival 2015

It’s carnival time as the town celebrates

Read more
Yesterday, 16:45
Devon Air Ambulance

The incident happened at 2.40pm today (Thursday).

Read more
Yesterday, 15:34
County Hall in Exeter.

District leaders could form part of a ‘unified front’ alongside other South West authorities in a move that would see the region gain more independence from Westminster.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:18
Visitors packed onto Woolacombe Beach yesterday afternoon (Tues).

Attraction owner says better weather next week comes at ‘critical time’ as school holidays draw to a close.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:52
Richard Davey and Paul Dyer completed the 914-mile journey for Children's hospice South West

A pair of cyclists from Ilfracombe have raised nearly £1,500 by completing the fabled journey from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:51
Beats Workin's Tom Hewlett, Glenn Field and Matthew Price at the new coffee shop

A popular Barnstaple business has expanded with a new coffee and skateboard shop.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:47
Members of EDDC's Streetscene team investigating the sink hole on Exmouth beach

Work on a section of Exmouth beach where a sink hole has appeared several times in the last two months is set to begin on Friday, August 28.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:56
Speedometer

Exmouth crime writer Graham Hurley says that a narrow street without pavements has turned into a rat-run and should have a 20mph speed limit.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family Notices 24



Devon's trusted business finder