New Music Venue for Devon Likely

Devon hills could soon be alive with the sound of music.

A £58 million pound music, arts and literary centre's planned for the former Seale Hayne College.

The 95 acre site's been bought by the Dame Hannah Rogers Trust, a charity that cares for and educates severely disabled children and young adults.

A planning application's been submitted to Teignbridge District Council which includes new buildings and performance spaces, the gem of which is a 5,000 seating Amphitheatre. 

It's hoped the quality of live music, comedy and theatrical works will make it a leading venue in the South West and give people here facilities as good as London's. 

The charity describes it as a 'bold' plan.  And one which could create 500 new jobs. 

Here's Live Music manager  Mark Turner:  CLICK HERE

Any profit generated from commercial activities at Seale Hayne will be fed straight back to Dame Hannah Rogers Trust to help fund the charity work.