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Public consultation for development at Power Park, near Exeter Airport

Public consultation for development at Power Park, near Exeter Airport

A consultation is now underway by East Devon District Council on a Local Development Order (LDO) for planning on a site opposite the Future Skills Centre near Exeter Airport. The LDO makes the planning process simpler, quicker, easier and cheaper for developers to...

Have your say on Clyst Valley Trail proposals

Have your say on Clyst Valley Trail proposals

Ambitious proposals for a Clyst Valley Trail route between West Clyst and Topsham are the subject of a public consultation has launched. Devon County Council and East Devon District Council are in the early stages of designing the multi-use route, which will connect...

Tunnelling under M5 starts

Tunnelling under M5 starts

A new green energy heating system is coming to the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone in the coming months, with work to tunnel a new link under the M5 starting this week (w/c Monday 25 October). The District Heating Network, provided by E.ON Energy, has been...

Ampaire brings Hybrid Electric Flight to Exeter Airport

Ampaire brings Hybrid Electric Flight to Exeter Airport

Flights between Exeter and Cornwall demonstrate the benefits of Sustainable Aviation Ampaire, a pioneer in hybrid electric aircraft technology, launched demonstration flights between Exeter Airport and Cornwall Airport Newquay this week (24 August 2021) adjacent to...

Park & Change site opens

Park & Change site opens

The new “park and change” site at Exeter Science Park has opened today. The £2.24 million facility on the eastern edge of the city has 300 parking bays, enabling people to park up and travel the final part of their journey into Exeter or the Exeter and East Devon...

Works start on Long Lane to boost economic recovery in East Devon

Works start on Long Lane to boost economic recovery in East Devon

Work has started on road improvements for enhanced access at Exeter Airport via Long Lane. The new access will help to support economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, support new employment and provide opportunities for clean and inclusive growth. The...

Stovax to move to the Enterprise Zone

Stovax to move to the Enterprise Zone

St.Modwen and Devon County Council have secured a 15-year lease with Stovax Heating Group Ltd – trading as Stovax & Gazco – to occupy a 196,037 sq ft manufacturing unit at the Skypark development near Exeter. Construction on the new Stovax & Gazco facility is...

Future Skills Centre to provide big boost for local economy

Future Skills Centre to provide big boost for local economy

Exeter College’s new Future Skills Centre has opened its doors for the first time, following a collaboration between Devon County Council and the Ofsted Outstanding College. Devon County Council has purchased the building that was formerly the Flybe Training Academy...

Topping out of the Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park

Topping out of the Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park

A topping-out ceremony at the Ada Lovelace Building has marked another significant milestone for Exeter Science Park, in the development of the South West’s leading centre for science, technology, engineering maths and medical (STEMM) businesses. The Ada Lovelace...

£20m investment in the Enterprise Zone

£20m investment in the Enterprise Zone

On the 30 September 2020, East Devon District Council agreed in principle to borrow up to an additional £12 million, adding to the £8million already agreed, to invest in the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone. The investment will help to support economic recovery...

New Local Development Order for the Exeter & East Devon Enterprise Zone

New Local Development Order for the Exeter & East Devon Enterprise Zone

Green light for new district heating networks in East Devon East Devon District Council’s Planning Committee have voted unanimously to adopt a Local Development Order (LDO) for District Heating Networks in the west end of the district. The LDO grants planning...