Welcome to Alphington Village Forum

This web site was set up by residents concerned about proposed developments south of Alphington Village.

Speech to the TDC planning committee

---- March 13, 2017

Juliet Meadowcroft’s speech to the TDC Planning Committee Meeting on Tuesday 17 January 2017 can be found on the Communication page.

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Cross Border meetings

---- February 13, 2017

One of the new Alphington councillors, Bob Foale, has arranged a cross border / cross party meeting later this month between the Teignbridge Distict Councillor, the Chair of Exminster Parish Council. the Alphington County Councillor and the three Alphington City Councillors. The first meeting will be to identify areas of common concern, to include traffic congestion, school places and health provision. Although Alphington Village Forum will not take part directly, normally one of the Alphington councillors attends the AVF monthly committee meetings. We will therefore be able to pass on our concerns about the various developments, which in addition to those listed above include community facilities closer to Alphington. As you will know by now, Bovis has obtained outline planning permission for their development at Matford. Outline planning has not yet been granted for the development in Alphington. It seems that the developers are are waiting until Bovis has resolved the infrastructure issues in Teignbridge. AVF hopes that the cross border meetings will ensure at least some coordination that has been lacking up until...

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Radio Devon today

---- January 25, 2017

Listen to AVF’s Juliet Meadowcroft, speaking today on the South West Exeter development. Link is https://soundcloud.com/user-651043203/juliet-radio-devon-2512017 The text of the speech can be found on the Communication page

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SW Exeter outline planning application by Bovis

---- January 14, 2017

Bovis is submitting its outline plans to the Teignbridge Planning Committee next Tuesday, 17 January and the Alphington Village Forum has again been accepted as a speaker objecting to certain aspects of these plans. Juliet Meadowcroft (Chairman) will speak on behalf of AVF. Juliet and Diana Moore met Rachel Sutton of Exeter City Council on Friday to get ECC backing for our objections, which are mainly in relation to the lack of infrastructure for new residents north of the A379 who will tend to look to Alphington for support, and the absence of funding for Alphington from this Teignbridge development. We also have concerns about proposals for a bus route across Markham Lane, and Bovis housing standards. If you wish to have a look at the application type “15/00708/MAJ Teignbridge” into your broswer search box, and click the view application box below the map. You can also register an objection or...

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---- September 11, 2016

Hello all Forum members and interested parties. The AVF committee hopes that you had an enjoyable summer holiday. The AVF committee still meets once a month and keeps an eye on developments. Please see the Communication page for our correspondence with various bodies. Also please keep an eye on the twitter feed which has up-to-the-minute information.

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