Plans lodged for seven bungalows in Northumberland village

Plans to build seven new homes in Swarland have been lodged.

Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 3:00 pm
Part of the site viewed from Nelson Drive.

Morpeth-based JTB Builders are seeking planning permission to build detached bungalows on former grazing land north of Nelson Drive.

A previous application to develop the site was withdrawn when a Section 106 legal agreement could not be agreed.

A report on the applicant’s behalf, states: ‘Originally the proposal was to build seven detached bungalows, two of which would be dormer type.

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‘The new application is for seven detached bungalows that will give uniformity of design.

‘The proposal has been carefully thought through and will improve the immediate landscape from a run-down smallholding that is not in keeping with modern Swarland to a modern well-designed housing development that is in keeping with an ever-expanding housing market in Swarland.’

The proposal includes an improvement scheme for around 50m of Nelson Drive but the developer is not seeking to have the road adopted.

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