Colyton homes plan to be unveiled

PUBLISHED: 13:15 05 February 2018 | UPDATED: 09:17 07 February 2018

An artist�s impression of the CeramTec homes development. Image: LHC ARCHITECTURE

An artist�s impression of the CeramTec homes development. Image: LHC ARCHITECTURE

Archant

Public asked to comment on scheme to build up to 80 homes on the former CeramTec factory site

The CeramTec factory site at Colyton.Picture: LHC ARCHITECTURE The CeramTec factory site at Colyton.Picture: LHC ARCHITECTURE

Plans to build up to 80 new homes on Colyton’s former CeramTec factory site will be unveiled at a public exhibition tomorrow (Tuesday, February 6)

Homes England, a public body with a remit to facilitate the delivery of sufficient new homes and promote a sustained improvement in affordability, acquired the Sidmouth Road site in June last year.

Shortly after this, planning and urban design consultants Peter Brett Associates (PBA) and LHC Architecture were appointed to help develop a vision for the regeneration of the site.

The outline plans will see the creation of 60 to 80 much-needed homes, employment space and the creation of public open space accessible to the town.

It is proposed that the dwellings will reflect the character of Colyton, using sympathetic building materials and the streets will be slow speed environments designed to be safe for pedestrians and cyclists.

Measures are also being proposed to retain and enhance natural habitats within the development to nurture wildlife and landscape features.

The feedback gathered at the exhibition which takes place at Colyton Town Hall between 2.30pm and 7.30pm, will be used to help shape the design of the development before an outline planning application is submitted to East Devon District Council.

Homes England says it is committed to bringing this “key site” back into use and is working alongside stakeholders and the local community to achieve this.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 16:16

A huge blaze has broken out at a kitchen furniture store on the outskirts of Honiton.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:01

Volunteers attend a royal garden party as a thank you for supporting local mums

Read more
Yesterday, 13:50

A tractor was destroyed in a blaze which broke out in Wilmington this morning (Tuesday).

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

One of Honiton’s most historic buildings is set to re-open as a gastropub - headed up by an award-winning chef of 20 years.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:32

They captured the imagination of the world when they wed on Saturday.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

A Honiton gymnastics club can now train in the entirety of a former store after an application was approved by district planners.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:01

Prizes for the best pictures will be awarded to winners of the free-to-enter competition

Read more
Mon, 17:00

Part of Seaton’s police station could be returned to residential use if plans are given the green light.

Read more
Mon, 15:01

Axe Valley Community Choir entertains around 100 at the town hall

Read more
Mon, 15:01

Sixty-one-year-old is now clear of diabetes after joining Weight Watchers

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications


$render.recurse($ctx, '$content.code.value')