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2. Development Framework Plans

About Development Framework Plans

The Local Plan requires some of the larger strategic sites to produce a 'landscape and design led masterplan'. On the 23 September 2014 the Planning Committee endorsed a technical note which sets out an approach that satisfies that policy requirement. It refers to 'Development Framework Plans (DFP)', which is considered to be a more accurate description of what will be required, with the creation of a framework of key infrastructure requirements, land uses and design principles.

The note is advisory and there is scope for flexibility in the approach, provided that the policy requirements can still be met. It helps to set out the type and level of information required, and the level of engagement expected, in preparing these 'DFP'.

NA1 Houghton Barton, Newton Abbot

Land is allocated in the Local Plan (Policy NA1) for at least 1,800 dwellings, 18 hectares of employment, a road linking the A382 to the A383, a primary school, and other community facilities and open spaces. The Houghton Barton (NA1) Development Framework Plan (DFP) was adopted on 5 December 2017. The DFP will be used to help guide planning applications for the Houghton Barton allocation when they are submitted to us.

The related documents are available to view below:

NA2 Whitehill, Newton Abbot

A site of approximately 30 hectares is allocated at Whitehill to deliver sustainable, high quality mixed-use development. 

NA2 Whitehill, Newton Abbot

NA3 Wolborough, Newton Abbot

Land is allocated in the Local Plan (Policy NA3) for at least 1,500 homes, 10 hectares of employment land, a road linking the A381 to the A380, a primary school, community facilities and open spaces.

The revised draft Masterplan is being used to help guide planning applications for the Wolborough allocation.

Appendix A Revised Draft Wolborough Masterplan

Appendix B Wolborough Masterplan Consultation Summary 

Consultation on a draft Masterplan (Summer 2018)

A draft Masterplan was consulted on from Friday 3 August to Friday 28 September 2018 and a public exhibition was held on Thursday 6 September 2018.

2018 Consultation Documents:

Wolborough Development Framework

SEA Screening Statement

HRA Screening Assessment

SWE1 South West Exeter

A site of approximately 92 hectares is allocated to the south west of Exeter for a mixed use development

SWE1 South West Exeter

SWE3 Ridgetop Park - This delivery strategy sets out the vision for the Ridgetop Park, including habitat layout and other elements.  This covers approximately 38 hectares with potential for further expansion.  Please see the news update for information on delivery progress: Local opening of new countryside park underway - Teignbridge District Council

DA2 North West Secmaton Lane, Dawlish

A site of approximately 43 hectares is allocated north-west of Secmaton Lane for a mixed use urban extension

DA2 North West Secmaton Lane, Dawlish

BT3 Challabrook, Bovey Tracey

A site of approximately 19 hectares is allocated for mixed use development

BT3 Challabrook, Bovey Tracey

Technical note for Development Framework Plans

 Technical note for Development Framework Plans