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Drill Hall plans to be considered Wednesday 28th August

  • by JW

Back in February, the Drill Hall was saved from demolition, with a commitment to respect the integrity of the building:

Drill Hall to be retained, refurbished and reused

The buyer was revealed as a company committed to the authentic seaside experience:

Regional fish restaurant chain Rockfish to take on Drill Hall

And earlier this month it submitted its plans:

BREAKING: Plans submitted for Drill Hall

With more details on the look being revealed:

Plans submitted for Drill Hall > the design

Full plans submitted for Drill Hall



The planning application can be viewed on the District Council’s planning portal:

Conversion of hall to restaurant (A3 use), creation of new balcony, replacement of rear extension with new rear extension, external terrace to form seating area


And this Wednesday, 28th August at 6.30pm, the Town Council’s planning committee will be looking at the application.

It is to be held at the Methodist Church Hall just off the High Street:


As the Drill Hall looks today:



photo used with permission: Sidmouth Drill Hall Rescue