Damien Hirst Gets Go-Ahead to Build a Town in North Devon

July 31st, 2014

Damien Hirst's Town Rendering, via The StandardThe North Devon District Council has approved Damien Hirst‘s plan to build an entire town in the area. Known as the South Extension, the development will include shops, offices, a school, and over 750 residential homes. While the plan’s supporters point to the construction opportunities the development will bring to the area, critics are more focused on the longterm repercussions, expressing concern over the future town’s effect of the environment and calling it “an unemployment black spot”.

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