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Land Development

 

Who we are?

TCDS is not for profit company based in Totnes, Devon, that seeks to support the community in obtaining land, managing and imaginatively developing it, while also seeking to generate a social return on the time and money invested in these projects.

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Atmos Totnes

TCDS is perhaps best known for leading the Atmos Totnes project, facilitating the community in proposing the designs for the redevelopment of the former Dairy Crest site in Totnes. It is demonstrating how a community can be creatively engaged from the outset in a development project, and is already being seen by some as national best practice. Atmos Totnes is following a new route to planning – the Community Right to Build Order.

Our Community

TCDS is rooted in its community. Its Directors are local residents and those working in many different aspects of life within the local community. TCDS and our team and partners have come together to enable the processes connected with the Atmos Totnes initiative, committed to fulfilling the brief of the community.

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LATEST NEWS

Job opportunity: Caretakers required in Totnes

The Trustees of the charity the King Edward VI College Site Foundation are seeking to recruit to two Caretaker roles to support in the maintenance of this vital community facility and listed building in the centre of town.

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Notice of event: Licensing Act 2003

We Totnes Community Development Society do hereby give notice that on 18th August 2017 we applied to the Licensing Authority at South Hams District Council for a new Premises Licence at Elmhirst Building and Playing Field, King Edward VI Community College, Ashburton Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5JX known as The Elmhirst Site.

The application is for a festival, open to ticket holding members of the public from 11:00 – 23:30 on the 7th October 2017. Activities include: sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises from 11:00 to 22:30; regulated entertainment (live and recorded music, performance of dance and other similar activities) from 11:00 to 23:00.

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TCDS: Election notice

During the period in the run up to the election the Directors of Totnes Community Development Society (TCDS) and as Sole Trustee of the King Edward VI College Site Foundation (known as the Mansion), would like to make it clear that we work on behalf of the community of Totnes as a whole, across the political spectrum. TCDS does not endorse and does not support any political party. TCDS does not have any allegiances with any political party. We invite everyone to get involved with the processes facilitated by TCDS, whatever their political position.

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