Browsing: Cranbrook

East Devon District Council says it has submitted its Cranbrook Plan, including supporting evidence and consultation responses, to the Secretary of State for examination. It includes minimum space standards to increase room sizes in new homes. The Cranbrook Plan will sit alongside the East Devon Local Plan and will shape the future development of the new town. Unfortunately there are still some areas of disagreement but I hope that with the help of the Planning Inspector through the examination process we can find solutions that will enable the community at Cranbrook to continue to grow and thrive – Cllr Susie…

Online retail giant Amazon has confirmed it will relocate its delivery station from Exeter to a purpose-built 100,000sq ft hub near Cranbrook.  Around 100 new jobs will be created when the move happens later this year. The global powerhouse will leave its current Heron Road base in the city for a new facility at Exeter Gateway in East Devon. The new Amazon distribution centre is an important addition to the commercial development in the west end of East Devon, with over 100 new jobs created…The new facility is designed to meet increasing customer demand and allow for expansion of the…

East Devon District Council is set to take the lead on zero carbon growth. Its cabinet is due to move forward with a long-held ambition to achieve ‘clean’ development in Cranbrook and the surrounding area, including the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone. The strategy for zero carbon growth has been in place since plans for Cranbrook were first agreed. Now future plans will be put before councillors at a meeting on Wednesday (July 10) – as another milestone in Cranbrook is reached. The new community now boasts 2,000 homes. Councils are being encouraged to take the lead in the…

Commuters can step off a train and onto an electric bicycle at Honiton and Cranbrook railway stations as part of a £1million scheme. Both towns have been chosen to host zero-carbon Co-bikes hubs. A 20-cycle station will be installed at Cranbrook, with a further 10 in Honiton. South Western Railway (SWR) has secured more than £1million in grants to improve cycle-rail connectivity across its network. It’s encouraging to see the Co-bikes network expanding across the county, giving people more travel choices and helping tackle congestion and carbon dioxide emissions in Devon…County and district councils, the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise…

A developer donation of £600 will pay for lifesaving equipment for a Cranbrook kids’ keep fit session. House builder Taylor Wimpey’s donation means the town’s junior Parkrun can go ahead safely because the funds have paid for a portable defibrillator. Matt Rowett, Cranbrook resident and founder and chairman of Exeter College Running Club, said the donation hit the fundraising target for the essential equipment needed for the Sunday run. To have this boost to our fundraising has been fantastic and we couldn’t be more thankful He said: “We’d been working hard for some time to raise the funds needed to…