FairlynchMuseum’s current exhibition in the Local History Room about the vanished buildings of Budleigh Salterton and their replacements gives us an idea of how many fine houses in the town have been demolished over the years.
The last moments of Clyst Hayes House on Exmouth Road before its demolition in December 2012
The resulting townscape and re-developments, initially praised for their modernity, have increasingly attracted adverse comment from conservationists. The town’s Design Statement makes interesting reading in that respect!
Mr Waddington, left, Manager of Lloyd's Bank, pays tribute to Col Hatchard-Smith, the oldest client of the bank, on his 100th birthday. On the right is Cllr Mrs Eileen Brooke, Chairman of the Budleigh Salterton Town Council, with flowers presented by the Town Council However the Wildflower…