Decision details

Updated Matford Community Building and GP Surgery Land Nominations

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To revisit and agree the nomination of a suitable organisation to take ownership of land upon which a new community building and GP surgery are to be located as part of the Matford new neighbourhood in Exminster Parish.


(1) To nominate Devon County Council to take ownership of land upon which a community building, GP surgery, car parking and ancillary facilities are to be constructed at Matford, Exminster, so that they can also become owners of the buildings.
(2) To supersede the decision to nominate Exminster Parish Council and the NHS that was previously made in February 2024.
(3) To decline any offer of the additional community building land, also known as the ‘plus land’.
(4) To delegate authority to the Head of Place and Commercial Services to implement recommendations (1) (2) and (3).

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 -
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 08/07/2024

Date of decision: 26/06/2024

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