Objections to the proposals for an employment site at Sidford mean that the planning application is out to further consultation:
Futures Forum: Sidford business park > Fords planning application >>> 16/0669/MOUT >>> further consultation opens
Natural England is concerned about the impact on the AONB:
Futures Forum: "It has not been demonstrated that development in the highly protected AONB landscape is essential."
Here is the map of the plans - with the proposed buildings very clearly in red:
With thanks to a correspondent for providing this.
Futures Forum: Sidford business park >>> the view from Streetlife
Futures Forum: Flooding and East Devon... ... and riding roughshod over the concerns of locals
Futures Forum: BIMBY, not NIMBY: and development in the Sid Valley
Futures Forum: "I don’t know why politicians can’t think in colour. Especially the colour green. We can build enough homes. We don’t need to lose our fields for that."
Futures Forum: Sidford business park: and Alexandria Rd business park and the Local Plan >>> so many questions and so few answers
Futures Forum: Sidford business park: "The council considered the allocation to be sound when the plan was submitted for examination and it defended the allocation at the hearing in February 2014. No new evidence has been submitted by the council to support its volte face."
Futures Forum: Questions remain about the Sidford business park
Futures Forum: Public Examination of the New East Devon Local Plan ..... Sidmouth: the issues: Sidford Employment Allocation