BREAKING NEWS: Sidford business park plan refused by district council

PUBLISHED: 15:41 27 September 2016 | UPDATED: 18:43 27 September 2016


Decision revealed today

Controversial plans for a 9.3-acre business park in Sidford have today been refused by East Devon Distirct Concil (EDDC).

A notification was published on the authority’s planning website this afternoon stating the proposals have been turned down.

A report by, Ed Freeman, EDDC’s service lead for planning strategy and development management, details reasons for the refusal.

These include the proposed business park’s impact on the landscape and wildlife and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Concerns were also expressed over the road network around the site and a potential increase in traffic.

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