Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


(Councillors Connett and Dewhirst declared personal interests in this matter by virtue of being Members of Teignbridge District Council)




(a) that the preliminary scheme layout shown on the scheme plans (attached to the report in Appendix 1) be approved and delegated authority be given to the to the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Climate Change, Environment and Transport and relevant local member(s), to make minor amendments to the Scheme details and to progress towards a Full Business Case (FBC);


(b) that the commencement of the acquisition of land through negotiation and/or a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) and any associated Side Road

Orders be approved;


(c) that the funding of advance works for utility diversions, land acquisition and mitigation measures of £2.469 million in 21/22 and 22/23 and £1.5 million

in 23/24 be approved funded by Local Transport Plan (LTP) grant (which will be eligible for DfT grant funding, if the Scheme receives FBC approval; and


(d) that the Scheme proceed to tender and a Full Business case be prepared for submission to the Department for Transport at an estimated cost of £44.85 million of which £38.12 million will be funded by the DfT with the remaining £6.73 million funded by developer contributions and LTP grant.

Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;

Divisions Affected: Bovey Rural; Newton Abbot North; Newton Abbot South;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Previous Public Consultation & Planning Applications


Members & Public

Contact: Dave Black, Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment Email:

Report author: Dave Black

Publication date: 14/10/2021

Date of decision: 13/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 13/10/2021 - Cabinet

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