Developer wants to build homes on former Honiton allotment site

Perspective drawings of the proposed housing development in Clapper Lane.

Perspective drawings of the proposed housing development in Clapper Lane. - Credit: Archant

The site, which would see a horseshoe shaped development built, is in Clapper Lane.

A perspective drawing showing one half of the development.

A perspective drawing showing one half of the development. - Credit: Archant

A developer has submitted plans to build ten new homes in Honiton.

London-based company ContainerSpace Ltd wants to build the terraced housing on land in Clapper Lane which was previously allotments.

The houses, which have been described as ‘low-energy’, would be laid out as three terraces - two of three homes and one of four.

The application said: “Together, these three terraces enclose a sheltered open space comprising both open gardens and, beyond them, a landscaped shared car parking area.”


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The layout of the homes is horseshoe shaped, which the applicants say will protect them from traffic noise generated by the A30 Honiton bypass.

Each home would provide a car-parking space, together with two disabled spaces and three further spaces for visitors and existing allotments to the south of the development.

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The application will be debated by Honiton Town Council’s planning committee before being decided by district planners.

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