TOTNES’ Atmos project may be given the chance to temporarily secure the former Dairy Crest site while it proves the value of its innovative community vision. Members are hoping to secure a lock-out agreement, which would see the derelict site taken off the market while negotiations are held solely with Atmos for a period of time. It would allow them time to apply for planning permission and move forward ideas to develop the land as [...]
Atmos Totnes, the community campaign seeking to bring the former Dairy Crest site in Totnes into community ownership to develop it as “the heart of a new economy” for Totnes, is one step closer to becoming a reality after Atmos representatives met a team from Dairy Crest in the offices of Totnes MP Dr. Sarah Wollaston MP last week. The meeting, described by both parties as ‘constructive’, paved the way for Atmos Totnes to formally [...]
A COMMUNITY campaign to turn a derelict industrial Totnes site into an eco-friendly housing and business development has received a boost from a former agriculture minister. Lord Deben, also known as former Secretary of State for Agriculture John Gummer, gave the Atmos campaign his backing. The Atmos Totnes project is working to bring the former Dairy Crest site in Totnes into community ownership and develop it as 'the heart of a new economy', with a [...]
Today teams from Dairy Crest and Atmos Totnes met in the offices of Dr. Sarah Wollaston MP in Totnes to discuss the proposals of the Atmos group for the development of the former Dairy Crest site in Totnes. It was a very constructive meeting which looked at all the options, and Atmos Totnes were invited to submit a proposal in the coming weeks which Dairy Crest will be treating very seriously.
Sarah Wollaston hosts a meeting with representatives of Dairy Crest and TCDS . Dairy Crest say they wish to leave a legacy in Totnes and recognise Atmos is the way forward and that they need to find ways to work with the Atmos team.