A couple of months ago saw the launch of a campaign to raise funds for the Drill Hall:
Futures Forum: Crowdfunder campaign launched for Sidmouth Drill Hall
This has all been in the context of 'the future of the whole site':
Futures Forum: "We are keen to have a strong debate on the future of the Drill Hall and Port Royal"
In other words, it's about there being a 'hub' at Sidmouth's seafront.
This is from the home page of the Drill Hall campaign:
Sidmouth Drill Hall | Save Sidmouth Drill Hall Campaign
Drill Hall campaigners share vision at new HQ - News - Sidmouth Herald
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