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Skypark site to cost EDDC £1million

PUBLISHED: 16:29 10 February 2014 | UPDATED: 16:29 10 February 2014

The EDDC's current  offices at The Knowle in Sidmouth.

The EDDC's current offices at The Knowle in Sidmouth.

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Buyers to be sought for Sidmouth’s Knowle

EAST Devon District Council (EDDC) will have to fork out nearly £1million to buy the land at Skypark it has earmarked as its new home.

Minutes of behind-closed-doors talks by the authority’s cabinet have been published today (Monday).

They also reveal that ‘immediate action’ in order for ‘a marketing exercise’ to be conducted to ‘engage developer interest’ in Knowle and Mantone Depot sites to ascertain their value.

Page 116 of the minutes of last Wednesday’s talks show that acquisition costs of the council’s preferred site at Skypark are £986,000 excluding VAT.

More in Friday’s Sidmouth Herald.

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