Pound Lane’s ‘abandoned’ caravan to be removed

A caravan, that has been in Pound Lane since 2015, is to be removed.

A caravan, that has been in Pound Lane since 2015, is to be removed. - Credit: Archant

An ‘abandoned’ caravan in Exmouth is to be removed after its year-long residency has led a business owner to brand it as ‘dangerous’.

A caravan, that has been in Pound Lane since 2015, is to be removed.

A caravan, that has been in Pound Lane since 2015, is to be removed. - Credit: Archant

East Devon District Council (EDDC) has confirmed a caravan that first appeared in Pound Lane in December 2015, and has been parked there on the roadside ever since, is to be taken away.

An EDDC spokesman said: “We have been in discussion with the owner of the caravan for some time.

“Circumstances have changed during this period and the caravan is now deemed as abandoned.

“The council is working with its contractors to remove the caravan as safely as possible.”


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The owner of D R G Crash Repairs, David Gill, whose business overlooks the caravan’s parking place, said: “It has now been vandalised and is dangerous.

“The caravan is falling apart.

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“People use the road for parking and it just gets in the way.”

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