Welcome to Newton Abbot

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Introduction

Newton Abbot is a market town and civil parish on the River Teign in the Teignbridge District of Devon, England. Its 2011 population of 24,029 was estimated to reach 26,655 in 2019. It grew rapidly in the Victorian era as the home of the South Devon Railway locomotive works. This later became a major steam engine shed, retained to service British Railways diesel locomotives until 1981. It now houses the Brunel industrial estate. The town has a race course nearby, the most westerly in England, and a country park, Decoy. It is twinned with Besigheim in Germany and Ay in France.

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Parish Information

Parish statistics

Area

1,678 hectares

Population

25,835 (2021)

Density

1,540 people/km2

Mean age

41.8

Ward

Bradley

District

Teignbridge

Postcodes

TQ12

ONS ID

E04012122


Council

Contact details for Newton Abbot Parish Council, including current councillors, precept data and election results.

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Education

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Business

Business directory listing local businesses operating within Newton Abbot Parish.

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Planning

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Property

Price paid data for all property sold in Newton Abbot Parish since 2018. Includes average prices for each property type.

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Heritage

Local heritage sites, historic churches, heritage pubs plus local heritage initiatives for Newton Abbot Parish.

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Local News

Fears huge Devon town transformation will 'ruin businesses'

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Fears huge Devon town transformation will 'ruin businesses'

Published: 29th Feb 2024

'Remembrance' protest over Newton Abbot plans

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'Remembrance' protest over Newton Abbot plans

Published: 17th Feb 2024

Scheme aims to enhance Queen Street in Newton Abbot - News

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Scheme aims to enhance Queen Street in Newton Abbot - News

Published: 5th Oct 2023