Author Archives: Planner Dan

Progress on the Ashburton Masterplan


Further to the June blog here’s a quick update on progress on the Ashburton Masterplan. As a reminder – in April 2013 Dartmoor National Park Authority, working with Teignbridge District Council commissioned BDP to develop a masterplan for the Chuley … Continue reading

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New local plan for Dartmoor adopted


Today the National Park Authority has adopted the Development Management and Delivery Plan (or ‘DMD’ as we know it).  This document was 3 years in preparation during which time we attended around 30 community engagement events, and received nearly one thousand individual comments … Continue reading

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New development in Ashburton – talking with the community


A brief moment to breathe on Friday afternoon and share our busy week down at Ashburton! In May the National Park Authority, working with Teignbridge District Council appointed BDP to take forward a Masterplan for the Chuley Road site on … Continue reading

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A new Community Land Trust


The residents of Chagford took another step forward to leading development in their town last night, as a community meeting voted in favour of forming a ‘Community Land Trust’ (CLT). I thought I’d share my musings on this relatively new … Continue reading

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Chagford Masterplan


After several years preparing the local plan for Dartmoor, which identifies potential housing and redevelopment sites in some of the larger towns and villages, we took our first steps last week towards delivering a site in Chagford. The 3.7 hectare … Continue reading

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