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Devon County Councillor Yvonne Atkinson will host a meeting at the Alphington Village Hall on Friday 11th January at 7 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to explore the possibility of creating a South West Exeter Forum that would facilitate and coordinate community work across the new developments to the south of Alphington including the 2000 Matford houses. Speakers will include Ben Bradshaw MP, and there will be tables devoted to different subjects such as transport, housing design etc where you can discuss issues with councillors, AVF,...read more
The reasons for deferral given in the draft minutes of the planning meeting are: the failure to adequately meeting requirements of the AlphingtonBrief; the percentage of affordable housing proposed; uncertainty about health/school provision; lack of sufficient community infrastructure; the failure to bring forward a Park and Ride facility for this side of the City; need for greater open space; the stalled progress on the delivery of a Marsh Barton Rail Halt; an outdated Transport Plan for the area given both of these...read more
On Monday evening (3rd December) the Exeter City Council planning committee met to consider the application for development at Aldens East and Aldens West. The committee unanimously voted to defer the application, pending clarification of many issues dealt with inadequately in the application. Alphington Councillors Warwick and Musgrave spoke eloquently in favour of deferral, as did Alphington Village Forum’s chair Juliet Meadowcroft, and vice chair Peter Croft. We were heartened by the support from the planning committee for AVF and...read more
The outline application for the development of the fields between Dawlish Road, Chudleigh Road and Shillingford Road has been resubmitted after being withdrawn in 2015. The planning references are 15/0640/OUT for Aldens east, and 15/0641/OUT for Aldens West. The planning meeting to review the application will be on 3rd December 2018, and the closing date for objections/comments is 15th November. http://publicaccess.exeter.gov.uk/online-applications Insert the application code to review the documents and previous comments/objections,...read more
A planning application 18/1275/FUL has been submitted for three terraced houses and a single storey detached dwelling at Alphin House. This is in addition to the 21 dwellings within the redeveloped Alphin House. Once again there is no mention in the design and access statement of the interface with pedestrians, parents and children on the narrow part of Mill Lane, especially during school start and finish times. If you have problems accessing the web site you can phone the planning officer on 01392 265173. Please note that if you click on a...read more