Exeter Plan exhibition roadshow set to visit every ward in the city

    Cllr Emma Morse

    The Exeter Plan exhibition roadshow will begin next week as officers take the consultation on a 10-week tour of every ward in Exeter. The first public exhibition will be held on Monday 3 October at Newtown Community Centre between 1pm and 6pm.

    It will allow opportunity for face to face discussion with Exeter City Council officers about the Exeter Plan so that people can give their views on the future of the city.

    The Exeter Plan consultation launched earlier this week and will be the blueprint that shapes the future development of Exeter.

    It highlights important issues like housing, climate change, economy and jobs, the future of the high street, transport and infrastructure and design quality, the Exeter Plan builds on the city’s vision to be healthy, inclusive and sustainable.

    Cllr Emma Morse, Lead Councillor for City Development and Planning, said: “This consultation is so important and we really want everyone in Exeter to get involved.

    “Every policy within the document - from housing to climate change, culture to employment, has the potential to affect each of us in Exeter.

    “Your voices are powerful and will help to shape the future of Exeter and that’s why we’re reaching out to you all in as many ways as we can including, taking the Exeter Plan to every single ward in the city.”

    The full list of exhibitions across the city is:

    Monday 3 October - Newtown Community Centre, Belmont Park, 1pm-6pm

    Thursday 6 October – Exeter’s historic Guildhall, High Street, 1pm-7pm

    Tuesday 11 October - Alphington Village Hall, Ide Lane, 1pm-7pm

    Thursday 13 October - America Hall, De la Rue Way, Pinhoe, 1pm-7pm

    Monday 17 October - Wonford Methodist Church, Burnthouse Lane, 1pm 7pm

    Thursday 20 October - Matthews Hall, Topsham, 1pm-7pm

    Tuesday 25 October - The Beacon Centre, Beacon Lane, 1pm-7pm

    Tuesday 1 November - St Lawrence Church and Community Hall, Lower Hill Barton Road, 1pm-7pm

    Thursday 3 November - St Thomas Church Hall, 54 Cowick Street, 12.30pm-6.30pm

    Tuesday 8 November - Custom House Visitor Centre, The Quay, 1pm-6pm

    Monday 14 November - The Thatched House, Exwick Road, 1pm-7pm

    Monday 21 November - Park Life Heavitree Hub, Heavitree Pleasure Ground, 12noon-5.15pm

    Tuesday 22 November - St Sidwell’s Community Centre, Sidwell Street 1-7pm

    Thursday 1 December - St James’ Church Hall, Mount Pleasant Road, 1pm-7pm


    The consultation on the Exeter Plan runs for 10 weeks, until 5 December.

    It has been designed to engage with residents and those who work, study in or visit the city, and those views will be crucially important in preparing the Exeter Plan.

    People can feedback in a variety of ways including via an interactive and easy to navigate online survey platform.

    The survey platform allows users to read the Plan and complete a variety of short surveys at their leisure https://exeterplan.commonplace.is/


    Copies of the plan can be viewed in the reception area at the Civic Centre, as well as in libraries across the city. Queries can be made by contacting the Local Plans team on 01392 265080 or at planning.policy@exeter.gov.uk.

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