St Loye's to be redeveloped

PUBLISHED: 16:39 23 October 2008 | UPDATED: 09:52 10 June 2010

St Loye's to be redeveloped PLANS to create more retirement homes outside Topsham have been submitted to city planners. Developers have submitted plans to redevelop the St Loye's site which is currently occupied by the St Loye's Foundation, a charity w

St Loye's to be redeveloped PLANS to create more retirement homes outside Topsham have been submitted to city planners. Developers have submitted plans to redevelop the St Loye's site which is currently occupied by the St Loye's Foundation, a charity which provides employment training for adults with disabilities.The application will be considered by Exeter City Council at the planning meeting on Monday, December 8.The developers have proposed restoring and converting Fairfield Lodge into two retirement units and a warden's unit and it will be used as a heritage centre relating to the charity. The retirement village will have 236 retirement houses, a 50-bed residential care home, a central facilities building with over 200 parking spaces and open space with a pond.The St Loye's Foundation will be reviewing their operations on the site with a view to releasing the whole site for development.Comments should be made in writing and received by Wednesday, November 5. Quote reference number 08/1908/01. Comments should be sent to Richard Short, Head of Planning Services, Civic Centre, Paris Street, Exeter, EX1 1NN.


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