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Planning application - Timetable

Phase

Estimated dates

Budleigh Salterton Cricket club works commence (part of a separate planning application)

Spring 2021


Stage one vegetation clearance

Jan 2021 – Feb 2021

Stage two vegetation clearance and
Construction phase mobilisation  

May – Jun 2021


Construction phase:

Tidal creek excavations

General earthworks

Highway bridge foundation works

Footbridge foundation works

Big Bank breach works

New South Farm Road highway embankment earthworks formed

Footpath raising works

Jul – Oct 2021


New South Farm Road highway embankment monitored for settlement over nine month period

Footbridge deck installed

Highway bridge deck and features installed

Small culvert structures installed

Service diversions

The estuary sewer pipe diversion works may commence early 2022 (separate to this planning application)

Nov 2021 – Jul 2022

New South Farm Road highway embankment completes; surfacing and features installed

New highway ties into existing road network

Existing Cricket club removal begins

Aug – Oct 2022

Final creeks excavated.

Existing South Farm Road surface removed

Improvements to existing footpath embankments

Nov – Dec 2022


Little Bank breach works

New Budleigh Brook channel connected; existing aqueduct removed

Main Southern breach works

High tide bird islands formed

Landfill area cover finalised

Final landscaping features installed

The FAB-Link project (separate to this planning application) is estimated to start in early 2023. It is not expected to clash with the final works of LORP.

Jan – Feb 2023


Construction phase demobilisation

Mar 2023


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