One of the key objections to an industrial estate on the borders of Sidford is the impact it would have on traffic:
Futures Forum: Sidford business park >>> How to comment on the planning application > before 15th June
A comment received says:
The new Planning Application for a Sidford Industrial Estate is a complete no-no
on this site.
The two facebook pages, @Say NO to Sidford Business Park and
Sidbury Traffic Action Group (STAG), make it clear that the approach roads seem
already to have a bit of a highways problem…. from both directions .
From the latest on the Say NO campaign Facebook pages:
Say NO to Sidford Business Park
Yesterday at 7:49am ·
WRITE TO: Planning Central, East Devon District Council, Knowle, Sidmouth, EX10 8HL or email: PlanningCentral@eastdevon.gov.uk
Outline Application for the development of Employment Facilities on Land Adjacent to Two Bridges, Two Bridges Road Sidford
Please do not copy/paste comments from others, as identical responses do not count! If you have a personal story, or photos to back up what you say, then please include them.
MAIN AREAS OF CONCERN are:
● Traffic size / volume and its consequences
● Flood mitigation and overflow
● Visibility from surrounding area
● Impact on AONB
● Light & noise pollution
● Unsupported need
Say NO to Sidford Business Park - Home | Facebook
And from STAG:
Sidbury Traffic Action Group
June 4 at 8:12am ·
The proposed business park in Sidford which will have 250+ parking spaces is bound to created more traffic and traffic congestion in and around Sidford. It will also mean that more traffic comes via Sidbury to and from the business park.
Sidbury Traffic Action Group - Home | Facebook