Any 'plans' for the seafront will have to include the wet fish shop on the Ham.
As advertised on visitsidmouth:
After generations of fishing tradition the Bagwell Family continue to provide Fresh Locally caught Fish and Shellfish. The large selection includes daily specials, all prepared by skilled fishmongers to your requirements.
Sidmouth Trawlers - Visit Sidmouth
And Sidmouth Trawlers themselves say:
Filleting and preparation, as well as friendly advice and recommendations for cooking, are all part of the service.
Sidmouth Trawlers, fresh fish for sale
sidmouth.com reminds us that:
Sidmouth in Devon has its roots in the seafaring tradition as do most of the coastal towns in Devon...
The fish shop is just behind the mural on the Ham...
... with the Drill Hall, Sailing Club and Lifeboat station directly on the seafront.