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45 new homes planned for Ottery

14:00 28 May 2014

Plans have been submitted for 45 homes on the site of Gerway Nurseries. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 2622-21-14AW

Plans have been submitted for 45 homes on the site of Gerway Nurseries. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 2622-21-14AW

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Plans for 45 new homes on the edge of Ottery St Mary have been unveiled by a developer.

Gerway Nurseries. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 2624-21-14AWGerway Nurseries. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref sho 2624-21-14AW

In a letter sent to Ottery Town Council, owners of the Gerway Nurseries site off Sidmouth Road outlined their proposal for the land.

Landowners Waddeton Park Ltd said that they had been working on a proposal for the site ‘for many months’ and have submitted a formal application for outline planning permission to East Devon District Council (EDDC).

In the letter, Simon Steele-Perkins from Waddeton Park Ltd said that the firm had bought the land after the nurseries closed down last year.

Mr Steele-Perkins also represents Prockter Land LLP - owners of the Island Farm site off Barrack Road - which has planning permission for 185 homes or 165 homes and a care home.

In the letter, Mr Steele-Perkins said that terms have now been agreed with a care home operator for the 21-acre Island Farm site.

He said: “We now know that the land at Barrack Road will not deliver the proposed allocation of 200 homes and so [the Gerway Nurseries site] is well placed to make up the shortfall, and to contribute to towards the housing requirement of this part of East Devon.

He added that the developer would be undertaking a ‘wider public information exercise’ in the coming weeks, including a leaflet which will be circulated around the town.

Early plans for the site show an access off Sidmouth Road, and a mixture of two, three-and four-bedroom homes.

The application will be considered by the town council’s planning committee before a decision is made by EDDC.

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