Plans lodged for 29 more homes in Longframlington

Plans have been submitted for an extension to a proposed housing development in Longframlington.

Saturday, 5th September 2020, 7:00 am

An application has been lodged on behalf of Tantallon Homes (Longframlington) Ltd for 29 new homes on land north of Fairfields.

It would represent the third phase of the site’s development, with plans already approved on appeal for 58 homes.

The proposed development is for six five-bedroom homes, 12 four-bedroom homes and six three-bedroom bungalows.

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The proposed housing development would be accessed off the A697.

There is also provision for five three-bedroom affordable homes.

There would be two parking spaces per property.

A report submitted with the application states: ‘The proposed dwellings are all one or two storey with pitched roofs, reflecting the historic form of the village.

‘Their footprints, height and massing are considered appropriate to the site and in-keeping with the typical dwellings found in the surrounding area.

‘The proposals would provide a sustainable development that would enhance its surroundings and contribute to the development of the local village community.

‘The proposed site will integrate well into the form the village without affecting the character of the historic core.

‘There is a demonstrable need for new housing in the area and the proposed mix of unit types has been tailored well to address the local need.

‘Consideration has been given to environmental sustainability ecology, flood risk and acoustics.

‘The amenity of existing and future residents has been carefully considered. Quality outdoor amenity space has been provided for the new dwellings in the form of both public and private landscaped outdoor space.’

Immediately to the south of the site lies the recently completed Fenwick Park/Armstrong Grove.

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