Second meeting to discuss Sidford business park plans

PUBLISHED: 11:40 05 September 2016

The last planning meeting to discuss proposals for a business park outside Sidford. Ref shs business park attracted more than 100 people.

The last planning meeting to discuss proposals for a business park outside Sidford. Ref shs business park attracted more than 100 people.

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Civic leaders are relocating their next planning meeting to Sidford on Wednesday (September 7) – when proposals for a controversial 9.3-acre business park will top the agenda.

Sidmouth Town Council is set to consider Fords of Sidmouth’s revised application, which it submitted to offer ‘additional reassurance’.

More than 100 people attended the last meeting on the plans, when concerns included the impact on the roads, flooding and a lack of demand locally for employment land.

Wednesday’s meeting will be held in St Peter’s Church Hall from 6.30pm.

Fords’ revised documents have triggered a second consultation, so it means residents can have their say on the proposals until Friday, September 16, by visiting the district council website.

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