Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




(a) that the Cranbrook New Community Partners offer of a £3 million phased contribution towards the construction of a single building to provide flexible space for County Council services including children’s, youth, and libraries be accepted;


(b) that the offer of a single 0.4ha of serviced land in a town centre location at Cranbrook to construct the building also be accepted;


(c) that a reserved matter planning application be prepared and submitted for the provision of the building;


(d) that approval be given to use up to £2 million of funds recovered from the South West Exeter Housing Infrastructure Fund grant to make up any shortfall between the developer contribution and the cost of the building; and


(e) that in the event that all of the funding is not secured a further report be presented to Cabinet to consider the financial implications of providing the building.

Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;

Divisions Affected: Broadclyst;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Statutory planning consultation involving notices on site and press notices


Statutory consultation will take place in respect of any future planning application

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

Report author: Dave Black

Publication date: 13/04/2022

Date of decision: 13/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/04/2022 - Cabinet

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