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Old 09 March 2013, 07:10   #1
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Folly jolly, new destination

The derelict factory at the folly is to be redeveloped if plans get approval.
Houses, (of course), a new road, new pontoon and hotel-bar-restaurant.
Personally, I am in favour.
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It burnt down in 1960 (I think), they made plywood parts which included parts for the mosquito bomber.
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sounds good might do beter food
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Not enough jetty for a start
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Not enough jetty for a start
Depends if they were to get permision to dredge a bit too.......
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I bet they will still rip you a new bum hole on the price of mooring
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Interesting. It may actually ruin The Folly, The attraction for taking our clients is the run up river and isolated loaction for people with mostly boaters present- new build may ruin this- just a thought
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Interesting. It may actually ruin The Folly, The attraction for taking our clients is the run up river and isolated loaction for people with mostly boaters present- new build may ruin this- just a thought
I am hoping it will prove more of an attraction as there will be an alternative to the folly.
The developers are aware of how busy the folly gets.
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I am hoping it will prove more of an attraction as there will be an alternative to the folly.
The developers are aware of how busy the folly gets.
Maybe , not sure planning consent will be achieved and those houses on the foreshore are not going to be bought by local people due to price. Maybe you being local you can see what I cannot.
Could end up a holiday homes location which maynot help locals who need industry and work.
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Maybe , not sure planning consent will be achieved and those houses on the foreshore are not going to be bought by local people due to price. Maybe you being local you can see what I cannot.
Could end up a holiday homes location which maynot help locals who need industry and work.
That may be the case, but its doing bugger all at the moment.
Lets not forget the hotel which will employ island people.
So far locally, there seems to be a lot of support for the project, which includes the council.
Planning is likely to be submitted in the next couple of months and we shall see.
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