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Designs on Dartmoor National Park

We are delighted to announce that the Dartmoor National Park Authority has commissioned our design team to produce a folder and series of information leaflets aimed at helping a wide variety of Specific Interest Groups to make the most of their visits to this stunning Devon destination. This commission adds to our rural tourism client…

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Mid Devon Local Plan – Main Hearing Dates Approaching

Local Plan Review Examination Main Hearings Following preliminary hearings in September 2018, the Inspector will conduct the Main Hearings for the Mid Devon Local Plan Review on 14, 15, 19 and 20 February 2019. The Local Plan Review will guide development in the district over a 20 year period and aims to ensure that new homes, jobs…

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Culm Garden Village Consultation Open

Public consultation on both the draft East Cullompton Masterplan SPD Issues, Opportunities and Concepts document for the Culm Garden Village (Phase 1), and the Vision and Concept document for the Village, is now open – until 1 March 2019. Staffed consultation events are to be held: Mon 4 Feb Cullompton Town Hall 4.00pm – 8.00pm Sat…

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Call for Events for English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week, which promotes holidays and leisure activities in England while celebrating those who organise them, is this year running from 30 March to 7 April. In preparation, Visit Britain and Visit England are opening up their online events platform for all in the tourism sector to submit their events to. If you are a…

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County’s Best Celebrated at Devon Tourism Awards

With our Visit Devon hat on, Seaxburh joined the best of Devon’s visitor destination and hospitality operators last night for the prestigious and glamourous 2018 Devon Tourism Awards, held over a sumptuous banquet at the wonderful Highbullen Hotel, Golf and Country Club. Now in its ninth year, the Awards comprised 26 categories, and some 80…

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Eden Westwood J27/M5

The Eden Westwood project is a partnership between Aviva Life & Pensions Ltd and the Eden Project that is aiming to create a unique visitor destination which celebrates Devon’s food, farming and life. Located at the county’s northern gateway – Junction 27 of the M5 – Eden Westwood will be a destination genuinely unlike any other…

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Performing Arts Get Boost in SW

Having suffered from the refocus of public funds on STEM subjects and engineering/science facilities, the Arts have had little to celebrate in the South West in recent times. That is all changing, though – and we were delighted to meet and hear the latest from Julian Morgan, chairman of Tiverton Community Arts Theatre (TCAT). In…

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Culm Garden Village Website Launched

‘Culm Garden Village’, the development proposed for the east of Cullompton, has taken another baby-step towards realisation with a website, on which information, progress updates and consultation documents will be published by Mid Devon District Council (MDDC). Twitter and Facebook profiles have also been set up (@CulmGV). This development – on a site allocated in the…

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Inspector Finds No ‘In Principle’ Difficulty with J27/M5 Allocation

The phone, social and email accounts of Seaxburh Partners have been running hot since Inspector Paul Griffiths delivered his findings late yesterday following the two-day Preliminary Hearings on the Mid Devon Local Plan in September. The Hearings looked at the allocation made as a ‘major modification’ to the Local Plan in 2016, which included sites…

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Businesses Debate Cullompton Relief Road

As the public consultation on the optional routes proposed for the Cullompton Relief Road reaches mid-point, Seaxburh was delighted to be invited to join the debate held last night by Culm Valley in Business (CViB). This very involved and varied group of businesses and retailers with EX15 postcodes brought a very well-informed and personal perspective…

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