Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/BRID/070
Settlement
Bridport
Site name / address
Rope Walks car park, Bridport
Total site area (ha)
0.4
Current land use
Car Park
Existing development
Car park
Developable site area (ha)
0.4
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
346451
Northing
92898

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Flat site
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
Small area on eastern frontage within flood zone 2 & 3.
Flood risk mitigation
Existing flood defences
Access
St Michael's Lane /Rope Walks
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 park within town centre to rear of main shopping streets. Development could provide positive frontages for St Michael's lane and Rope Walks. Adjacent to historic rope making area, long thin plots, close knit terraces of cottages amidst industrial/commercial buildings.
Townscape / landscape character mitigation
(No details recorded)
Environmental
(No details recorded)
Environmental mitigation
(No details recorded)

Additional details


Planning status
Local or Neighbourhood Plan Allocation
Date granted
(No details recorded)
Planning history
(No details recorded)
Ownership status
owned by a public authority
Suitability
Yes as part of mixed use scheme including car parking
Achievability
Development would be viable in this location
Availability
Officer Identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
0.4
Potential housing density (dph)
50
Potential housing yield (units)
20
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
6-10 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, Bridport Conservation Area, adopted local plan allocation for extension to car parking, 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.