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Annual Monitoring Report 2020

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3. Investing in Prosperity

Investing in Prosperity is one of our corporate projects. In addition to supporting existing local businesses and new start ups, we want to attract new investment into the district in a bid to provide more and better paid jobs. All of the reporting has been done under our Strategy Themes.

Further information and data is also available within the Exeter and Heart of Devon Area.

Land for Employment

Land for Business, General Industry and Storage and Distribution

Land for Business, General Industry and Storage and Distribution

Policy:S3 Attained red traffic light

Target: 3 hectares of land/12,000m² per year

4,900m² completed

12,908m² approved


Table below shows the amount of employment floorspace completed, current commitments and the new approvals between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020. Note this does not include Non Employment or town centre uses.

Total amount of floorspace by type (m²)

 Use Class B2 (general industrial) B8 (storage and distribution) E (Commercial, business and service)  
completions from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020     Total
gains 504 796 3,600 4,900
losses 283 0 613 896
net 221 796 2,987 4,004
current commitments (permissions not allocations) (as of 31 March 2020) Total
gains 34,415 41,524 107,221 183,160
losses 0 400 88 488
net 34,415 41,124 107,133 182,672
of which new approvals from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 Total
gains 0 4,657 8,251 12,908
losses 0 563 1,160 1,723
net 0 4,094 7,091 11,185

Source: TDC Employment Land Monitor

Employment Floorspace Completed (m²)

The graph below shows the amount of employment floorspace completed between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2020, and the know or estimated number of jobs created.

graph showing amount of employment floorspace completed

Cumulative Amount of Employment Floorspace Completed

Graph below shows the cumulative amount of employment floorspace completed between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2020, against a target of 12,000m² per year

graph showing cumulative employment floorspace

Unless otherwise stated, job estimates are based on 1 job per 35 of employment use area.