The question was raised in the letters pages of the latest Herald - as to how exactly the Knowle property would be 'marketed' - with interesting parallels made with how exactly the former Fortfield Hotel was 'marketed'...
A reference from the same Herald:
Page 14 again – EDDC to start marketing Knowle. Funny that, we thought it had been on the market for years which was why the planning application (which was refused) went in.
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... which seems to differ from recent press releases:
A marketing exercise for Knowle and Manstone will now also get underway...
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Futures Forum: Fortfield Hotel ... to ... Sanditon apartments
Futures Forum: Fortfield Hotel ... to ... Sanditon apartments ... How much exactly will Sidmouth benefit?
Futures Forum: Knowle relocation project: the letters of objection