Neighbourhood Plan

St David's

Exeter Canalside

Canal Basin,
Maritime Court

Haven Banks

Water Lane, Bowling Alley, old Range site

Water Lane

Gas Works to
Marsh Barton Station

Haven Banks Development

Haven Banks Residents' Group


This web page is used as repository of reference material for the Residents' Group. Please email additional material to



  • 6 December 2023: Express and Echo: Rage as Exeter council 'ignores' army of Haven Banks objectors
  • 6 December 2023: Express and Echo: Huge Haven Banks Exeter neighbourhood gets go-ahead
  • 5 December 2023: Video of Planning Meeting - warning 4:31 long!
    • selected extracts
      • 1:57:00 to 2:31:00 - Cllr Diana Moore, Green Cllr for St David's Ward
      • 2:50:00 to 3:04:15 - Cllr Philip Bialyk, Labour Council Leader
      • 3:04:40 to 3:17:00 - Richard Smith, Haven Banks Residents' Association
      • 3:17:00 to 3:32:00 - COPLAN Spokesperson
  • 5 December 2023: Exeter City Council's Planning Committee Approves the Haven Banks Retail Park Redevelopment
    • Voting for the Proposal (8)
      • Paul Knott (Labour) Exwick (Chair)
      • Susannah Patrick (Labour) Exwick
      • Matthew Visard (Labour) Newtown & St Leonards
      • Matthew Williams (Labour) Topsham
      • Marina Asvachin (Labour) Priory
      • Steve Warwick (Labour) Alphington
      • Mollie Miller (Labour) Pinhoe
      • A N Other?
    • Voting against the Proposal (5)
      • Anne Jobson (Conservative) St Loyes
      • Michael Mitchell (Liberal Democrat) Duryard & St James
      • Andy Ketchin (Green) Newtown & St Leonards
      • Alison Sheridan (Conservative) St Loyes
      • Carol Bennet (Green) Heavitree
  • Some of the 350+ people who objected to the application outside the Planning Meeting



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Revised Planning Application - February 2023 - NEW! - Responses required before Sunday 12 March 2023

The initial 2022 Planning Application was not presented to the Planning Committee. The Developers have revised their Proposal and brought forward a revised Application in Februay 2023.

This section provides links just to the sections of the application which have changed. In the section below the original Application details are shown alongside the revised ones.


Comments Received on October 2022 Aplication

The Planning Application was published in September and comments were allowed up until Friday 7 October 2022.

The Revised Planning Application - 22/1145/FUL

The following list shows application details presented in August 2022, interleaved (in pink) by the revised details presented in February 2023.

Links to the planning application.


Meeting Minutes and Notes




Reference Material



Developer's Aerial Views

Developer's Site Elevations

See Design and Access Statement for further details.