Cart before horse and jumping the gun at Knowle with Pegasus Life ?

Mention is made in today’s Midweek Herald that contracts have been exchanged with Pegasus Life for a residential and assisted living complex at Knowle, with a spa and restaurant which will be open to the public.

Isn’t there just the little problem of putting in a planning application and getting it approved first?

Or is this not the way things are done in East Devon?

Their 16 storey high-rise development in Sutton Coldfield wasn’t popular:

http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/sutton-coldfield-care-village-plans-7872196

Network Rail is VERY unhappy with them in Dawlish and said they could be committing an “act of nuisance”:

http://www.railnews.co.uk/news/2015/01/09-dawlish-plan-could-be-act.html

and their demolition of part of a Grade 2 listed mansion in Sevenoaks to provide a car park and kitchens wasn’t well received either:

http://www.sevenoakschronicle.co.uk/8203-30m-renovation-Seal-mansion-set-green-light/story-26415596-detail/story.html

3 thoughts on “Cart before horse and jumping the gun at Knowle with Pegasus Life ?

  1. Pingback: The exchange of contracts for Knowle sale dependent on Planning Application approval | Save Our Sidmouth
  2. The Chief Development Officer on the company website (http://www.pegasuslife.co.uk/corporate/#company) is a John Betty who looks remarkably similar to a previously handsomely paid John Betty then of Bath and North East Somerset Council (Banes). According to a BBC news item, Mr Betty was the director and sole employee of the company providing his services to Banes. His earnings, and the manner of his employment at the time was then the subject of a number of comments

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