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Facelift plan for Budleigh

10:24 17 January 2013

Planning

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The regeneration of part of Budleigh’s town centre is step closer after proposals to demolish the old Lawn Bakery bakehouse and build flats and offices were backed by town planners.

The plans are the second part of a regeneration plan for the area.

In November, architect Harry Carter, of H Carter and Sons hardware and electrical retailers in the High Street, filed plans to expand the potential use of the store by dividing the floor area in two.

The rear half would be self-contained with its own access, but the plan relies on the demolition of the defunct bakehouse, at the corner of Ragg Lane and Brook Road, to create separate access and a new frontage.

Now plans for the demolition of the bakehouse have been filed.

The design statement reads: “There is no longer a requirement for use of the building as a bakehouse and, given the poor quality construction, it was decided that demolition of the existing building and redevelopment of the site would be the most suitable option.

“This would continue the urban regeneration of the area commenced three years ago with the development of the site opposite which is now flats and offices.”

Town councillor Tom Wright said: “I support this application.

“It would be an improvement and would do a great deal for the town in that area.”

The plans will be decided by the district council.

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