Ilfracombe 750 homes plan to be decided next week

16:28 22 July 2014

How the new Ilfracombe southern extension might appear. Picture courtesy of David Lock Associates.

How the new Ilfracombe southern extension might appear. Picture courtesy of David Lock Associates.

David Lock Associates

Councillors will debate new southern extension proposals with a public planning meeting at the Landmark on Wednesday, July 30 at 2pm.

A plan of the new Ilfracombe southern extension site. Picture courtesy of David Lock Associates.A plan of the new Ilfracombe southern extension site. Picture courtesy of David Lock Associates.

A bid to create 750 homes in Ilfracombe looks set to be approved in principle when councillors meet next Wednesday (July 30).

North Devon Council’s planning committee visit the site of the proposed ‘southern extension’ between the A361 and B3230 in the morning before heading to the Landmark for a special planning meeting at 2pm.

The proposed development is for 750 homes, along with community facilities such as shops, business units, a primary school and a health centre.

Also outlined are green open spaces plus cycle and pedestrian routes.

The site stretches from the developed southern edge of town near John Fowlers and Tesco up to the lower end of Cleave Wood, near Score Valley Country House, backing on to Bicclescombe and filling in most of the space between the A361 and New Barnstaple Road.

It is estimated it could take up to 13 years to build, with some 60 houses constructed each year.

The application is has been lodged by Resign Ltd, which includes artist Damien Hirst, who owns some of the site.

The meeting on Wednesday, July 30 is public. Full details of the application, number 56675, including plans and progress are available to view at http://planning.northdevon.gov.uk/detail.asp?AltRef=56675&ApplicationNumber=56675&AddressPrefix=&submit1=Go

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other North Devon Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by North Devon Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique North Devon Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 15:57
It was a full house at Torridge District Council's plans committee today (Thursday).

Torridge District Councillors have refused plans for 200 new houses - despite officers recommending Heywood Road plans for approval.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:22
Westward Ho! teenager Yazzy Chamberlain is releasing an album

Yazzy holding launch event for ‘Silly boys breaking hearts’ on Sunday

Read more
Yesterday, 14:24
Chelfham Mill. Picture: Nicholas Mutton

Principal says private school will looks to re-register once police investigation is complete.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:03
Mark and Emma Smale with Imogen and her sister Evie. Picture: Sarah Howells

Friends and family are hoping to raise £9,000 to buy a water therapy unit for young Bideford girl with life-limiting illness.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:40
Bideford's Torridge Bridge.

The 82-year-old from Fremington suffered with depression but inquest heard his death came as ‘complete shock’.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:18
This year's festival at Castle Hill was a wet and muddy affair

July’s wet weather left Castle Hill in ‘worst condition for 26 years’

Read more
Yesterday, 08:05
Angelina and Patrick Montague outside of the new Monty's Caribbean Kitchen restaurant.

New Barnstaple restaurant will bring a taste of the West Indies to Barnstaple.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:00
Pauline Smith with her new book, Tales of the Torridge.

New book out this week uncovers history of the River Torridge, and will be officially launched at Appledore Book Festival.

Read more
Wed, 15:38
Can you call the wine man's bluff?

Teams will taste wines from around the world before hearing a different description from each of the panelists - but who is bluffing?

Read more
Wed, 12:38
Marc Harris, pictured with a chameleon, has opened Safe Haven Exotics, a reptile rescue centre near Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Reptile rescue centre opens its doors near Barnstaple.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition


North Devon's trusted business finder