The Overage Agreement is agreed by both Saputo (Dairy) UK and Totnes Community Development Society on 23 December 2019. Their solicitor writes “we have taken instruction from our client and your proposal is agreed in principle”. The draft overage agreement is issued, and the agreed purchase price is £460,000. The overage agreement will be in place for 20 years and will apply to the retirement housing element of the scheme.
An Atmos Totnes news update: The reptile relocation from Atmos Totnes has completed, extended across the summer due to several hot spells. The numbers collected, and moved to safety, prior to work starting on site: Slow-worm: 155, Common Lizard: 6, Barred Grass Snake: 6. We know many volunteers are keen to work with our ecologists on the next phase of work, so apologies we were not able to make this happen over the summer and we look [...]
Natural England grant a European Protected Species Licence to TCDS for mitigation works in relation to the bats on the site.
Capital funding of £2,576,400 is approved by the National Heritage Lottery Fund for the refurbishment and development of the Brunel Building in December 2019 but notification of the award is not made public due to standard Lottery terms and conditions until the early part of 2020.