Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/DORC/018
Settlement
Dorchester
Site name / address
Jonson Trading Park
Total site area (ha)
0.29
Current land use
Appear to be former railway buildings, now commercial units and open storage with car parking and circulation space.
Existing development
n/a
Developable site area (ha)
0.29
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
370194
Northing
90134

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Elevated but level site
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
N/A
Flood risk mitigation
(No details recorded)
Access
Vehicular road access off Allington Road. Visibility to south restricted by Wareham Bridge but in 30mph zone. Footway available northwards from site access into town.
Access mitigation
(No details recorded)
Contamination
Next to Contaminated Land Site adjacent to railway
Contamination mitigation
(No details recorded)
Existing infrastructure / facilities
Utilities on site. Within walking distance from town centre facilities and local convenience store in Fordington.
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
(No details recorded)
Site features mitigation
(No details recorded)
Townscape / landscape character
Site occupied by businesses Elevated above surrounding residential to the west and north. Vacant railway sidings to the south and east.
Townscape / landscape character mitigation
Residential development could improve the street scene and the outlook for the nearby residential properties.
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 subject to the relocation of the existing businesses
Achievability
Development would be viable in this location
Availability
Officer Identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
0.29
Potential housing density (dph)
40
Potential housing yield (units)
12
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
6-10 years
Non-housing development
(No details recorded)
Net dwellings range from
12
Net dwellings range to
12
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Relevant policy considerations
Within DDB. 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.