Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/CHIC/021
Settlement
Chickerell
Site name / address
Chickerell Bus Depot
Total site area (ha)
0.34
Current land use
Coach depot including coach wash and repair workshop.
Existing development
n/a
Developable site area (ha)
0.34
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
364626
Northing
80138

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Level site. Concrete yard area with workshop buildings and coach wash.
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
N/A
Flood risk mitigation
(No details recorded)
Access
Direct vehicular access onto B3157 Chickerell Road. Footway along the frontage.
Access mitigation
(No details recorded)
Contamination
Workshop area is a contaminated site. The remainder of the site is within contaminated sires buffer
Contamination mitigation
Will require mitigation.
Existing infrastructure / facilities
Electricity, water and waste water disposal available on site.
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
n/a
Site features mitigation
(No details recorded)
Townscape / landscape character
Within settlement. Predominantly residential frontage. The local character and appearance would be improved greatly by the relocation of the bus/coach depot and demolition of the existing buildings on the site. Redevelopment with residential will secure a better environment for the occupiers of existing dwellings abutting the site.
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 very suitable for residential use subject to ground contamination being addressed.
Achievability
Development would be viable in this location
Availability
Officer Identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
0.34
Potential housing density (dph)
50
Potential housing yield (units)
17
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
11-15 years
Non-housing development
(No details recorded)
Net dwellings range from
17
Net dwellings range to
17
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Relevant policy considerations
Within DDB. Outside but on the edge of Heritage Coast. Loss of employment but not a key employment site.
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.