Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/SHER/024
Settlement
Sherborne
Site name / address
Land off Harbour Way
Total site area (ha)
0.48
Current land use
Vacant
Existing development
Previously used for commercial laundry.
Developable site area (ha)
0.48
Brownfield
Yes
Brownfield register - part 1
31/12/2017
Brownfield register - part 2
No
Uniform Resource Identifier
http://opendatacommunities.org/id/district-council/west-dorset
 
Previously part of
(No details recorded)
Hazardous substances
No
Easting
364170
Northing
117253

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Level site largely hard surfaced. Some grassed and landscaped areas.
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
N/A
Flood risk mitigation
(No details recorded)
Access
Existing vehicular access off Harbour Way. Also fronts onto a cul-de-sac on northern boundary. Site extends eastwards to potentially connect with Lambs Field. Footways along both sides of Harbour Way which provide pedestrian access to the town centre.
Access mitigation
(No details recorded)
Contamination
Contaminated land site.
Contamination mitigation
(No details recorded)
Existing infrastructure / facilities
Within built up area
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
Inside the site curtilage has some larger trees adjacent to the entrance with a small grassed area, there are also serveral single storey buildings on the site The remainder of the site is tarmacked for parking/storage.
Site features mitigation
(No details recorded)
Townscape / landscape character
Within a residential area. Overgrown leylandii and small ornamental species on the boundary of site are not worthy of retention. Single storey laundry building not worthy of retention.
Townscape / landscape character mitigation
Availability for redevelopment will be dependent upon closure and/or relocation of the existing business. Include new tree planting in any new proposals.
Environmental
(No details recorded)
Environmental mitigation
(No details recorded)

Additional details


Planning status
Full Planning Permission
Date granted
11/07/2017
Planning history
(No details recorded)
Ownership status
not owned by a public authority
Suitability
Yes - Subject to contaminated land remediation.
Achievability
Development would potentially be viable in this location
Availability
Officer Identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
0.48
Potential housing density (dph)
50
Potential housing yield (units)
24
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
1-5 years
Non-housing development
(No details recorded)
Net dwellings range from
20
Net dwellings range to
20
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Relevant policy considerations
Within DDB. Loss of employment but not a key employment site. Castleton Borehole GWSPZ. Adjacent to Conservation Area. Contaminated Land
Additional notes
(No details recorded)
Conclusion
A developable site
Excluded
No
Dorset Council Land Availability Assessment.
This is a technical study to inform future policy development; it does not in itself constitute planning policy.