Anniversary of Nothing

By |2022-05-05T12:59:10+01:00January 1st, 2022|Timeline|

Atmos for Totnes host a moving ‘Anniversary of Nothing’ event outside the gates of the factory. Many people attend. 62 model houses are placed on the fence to represent the 62 truly affordable homes Fastglobe are denying the people of Totnes, and 732 tags are tied to the fence, each one representing a ‘wasted day’. Holly Ebony and her band sing ‘Two Years’.

Brian Eno lights up Dairy Crest chimney

By |2022-05-21T16:25:30+01:00July 1st, 2021|Timeline|

Brian Eno’s extraordinary ‘77 Million Paintings’ light show lights up the derelict former Dairy Crest site, accompanied by music composed especially for the event. Hundreds of people attend. Devon Live reports the event here. This video documents the event.

TCDS introduce design team

By |2022-05-05T12:13:39+01:00July 1st, 2015|Timeline|

We introduce some of our Design Team in a series of short videos. Here are Andrew Kirby of LED Architects, the architect of the Atmos scheme, and our Ecologist, Jenni Reid:

Site’s gates opened to public for first time in 7 years

By |2022-05-05T12:28:04+01:00September 1st, 2014|Timeline|

For the first time in 7 years, the site's gates are opened to the public and an announcement is read out about the deal made between Dairy Crest, McCarthy & Stone and TCDS. It is announced that as part of the agreement TCDS are to take on the footprint around the Brunel Building and the building itself for one Totnes Pound (the town’s local currency at the time). The gate-opening event is captured in this [...]

TCDS formally registers as legal entity and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall joins campaigners

By |2022-05-05T12:32:36+01:00July 1st, 2012|Timeline|

The Atmos project team form 'Totnes Community Development Society'. The Society, registered as an Industrial and Provident Society for the Benefit of the Community, is the legal entity which is taking forward the Atmos project. TV chef and campaigner Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall joins hundreds of Atmos Totnes campaigners in front of the site gates, everyone bringing something that, for them, represents what they would like to see on the final site. "The thing I'm most [...]

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