Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/BRID/069
Settlement
Bridport
Site name / address
Coach Station Square, Bridport
Total site area (ha)
1
Current land use
Coach Station, car park, commercial.
Existing development
N/A
Developable site area (ha)
1
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
346282
Northing
92945

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Flat site
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
Within flood zone 2 & 3, existing flood defence protection to enable town centre regeneration
Flood risk mitigation
Existing flood defences
Access
Tannery Road
Access mitigation
(No details recorded)
Contamination
Unknown
Contamination mitigation
(No details recorded)
Existing infrastructure / facilities
Within built up area
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
(No details recorded)
Site features mitigation
(No details recorded)
Townscape / landscape character
Surface car parks and coach station adjacent to main shopping streets and historic rope making area with river Brit running along western boundary. Opportunity to create positive edge to river frontage and Tannery Road.
Townscape / landscape character mitigation
(No details recorded)
Environmental
(No details recorded)
Environmental mitigation
(No details recorded)

Additional details


Planning status
No Permission
Date granted
(No details recorded)
Planning history
(No details recorded)
Ownership status
not owned by a public authority
Suitability
Yes as part of mixed use scheme retaining coach facilities.
Achievability
Development would be viable in this location
Availability
Officer Identified
Estimate of potential
Mixed
Housing site area (ha)
1
Potential housing density (dph)
50
Potential housing yield (units)
50
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
6-10 years
Non-housing development
Retain Coach Station
Net dwellings range from
50
Net dwellings range to
50
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Anticipated employment delivery & unit type
N/A
Potential employment yield (ha)
0
Relevant policy considerations
Within DDB, Bridport Conservation Area, adopted local plan allocation for mixed uses, identified as extension to town centre in emerging WDWP local plan,
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.