The following applications affecting Topsham were listed by Exeter City Planning Department on 8 December 2016. Letters of comment, objection or support must be made in writing (or by email to planning@exeter.gov.uk) within 21 days of the publication date.

36 Higher Shapter Street. Demolition of existing dwelling and construction of new two storey dwelling. 16/1543/03

44 Fore Street, Topsham. Installation of satellite dish on chimney. 16/1465/07

1 The Strand, Topsham. Installation of two conservation roof lights in front roof slope; re-render front elevation with lime based render. 16/1394/07

In my post of 3 November, which followed the rejection of the Heritage Homes plans for an office block, I wondered how soon they’d be back. The answer is one month. They are now applying to build a block of flats in the same place and of about the same size as the proposed office block. You can find the full details here.

The following applications affecting Topsham were listed by Exeter City Planning Department on 24 November and 1 December 2016. Letters of comment, objection or support must be made in writing (or by email to planning@exeter.gov.uk) within 21 days of the publication date.

24 November

49-50 High Street, Topsham. Extraction fan and additional installation works. 16/1452/03

1 December. Well, that didn’t take them long! Heritage Homes strikes back – welcome to the Dark Side.

Land Bounded by Exeter Road and The Retreat Drive, Exeter Road, Topsham. Construction of 7 residential units (flats), access and associated infrastructure works. 16/1505/03