Manor Gardens cafe plan put forward

15:00 24 January 2013

The former Tourist Information centre on the Manor Gardens. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 7542-15-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

The former Tourist Information centre on the Manor Gardens. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 7542-15-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Plans have been submitted to open a café in the former Tourist Information Centre building in the Manor Gardens.

The building has been vacant since the old TIC was wound up, but East Devon District Council (EDDC) said in December it was searching for a leaseholder.

Now an application for a change of use has been submitted to planners by Debra Quine, of Camperdown Terrace, and EDDC has confirmed it has decided on a tenant.

An EDDC spokesman said: “We have reached agreement with a potential tenant, who has now submitted a planning application for change of use of the building. Finalising the lease will be dependent on permission being obtained.”

The application also says that the new tenants would want to fit awnings and a serving hatch to the building – work which would be done after the new café opens.

The application will now be considered by Exmouth Town Council, before EDDC’s planners makes the final decision.

EDDC previously said a café could be open by this summer.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Beaver taking first steps in new home credit: Nick Upton/naturepl.com

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) has taken an ‘exciting’ new step in its project by introducing two more adult beavers on the River Otter.

Read more
10:00
Appledore Fish Dock. Picture: TidyeyePR

New man at the helm says fish dock is running at ‘near capacity’ following stormy winter

Read more
Alycia McKee

A Torrington mum is fighting to grant her disabled daughter’s last wish - but church says no to castle headstone.

Read more
09:08
Craig Wonnacott is unhappy with the new parking charges in Barnstaple.

Business owner in Barnstaple hits out over parking charge hike and says there are ‘no provision for businesses’.

Read more

Fire fighters called out to Ilfracombe home after reports of a tumble dryer on fire.

Read more
06:59
Rupert’s Pre-school children with Kay Jeffery and visiting Lions.Picture: IAN BARRADALE

Donation of £200 helps group to buy a pedal roller and set of play balance scales.

Read more
06:30

The Range has applied for planning permission to build an ancillary garden centre building next to its proposed Exmouth store.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:30
Year four children at Honiton Primary created a sailing boat with coins they collected for the UNICEF Day of Change this week. Ref mhh 20-16SH 4841. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pupils supported UNICEF UK’s Day for Change campaign.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:37
Seafield House in Westward Ho!

The ‘Haunted house’ in Merley Road went under the hammer today (Wednesday) selling for more than then £400,000 asking price.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:30
Former soldier from Newton Poppleford - Second lieutenant, Raymond Savage, recently received a liberation diploma from the British Embassy for services in Norway. Ref shs 19-16AW 7050. Picture: Alex Walton

The ‘last man standing’ from the invasion of Norway in World War Two has been recognised by the country with a diploma.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Find a job in Devon



Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

FFind planning applications