Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/LONG/001
Settlement
Longburton
Site name / address
Former Highways Depot
Total site area (ha)
0.75
Current land use
Vacant. Former quarry and highways depot
Existing development
Site includes a number of disused buildings; single storey structures, a large two storey curved roof structure and opens into a large tarmacked area.
Developable site area (ha)
0.75
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
364705
Northing
113133

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Low lying site cut into rising land to west (former quarry)
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
Southern portion affected by surface water
Flood risk mitigation
(No details recorded)
Access
Directly off A352. Intermittent footway through the village.
Access mitigation
(No details recorded)
Contamination
Contaminated Land site
Contamination mitigation
Will require assessment and appropriate mitigation to allow residential use.
Existing infrastructure / facilities
On site
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
Site includes a number of disused buildings; single storey structures, a large two storey curved roof structure and opens into a large tarmacked area. The boundaries are largely vegetated and in parts dominated by large retaining walls.
Site features mitigation
(No details recorded)
Townscape / landscape character
Site is well integrated into the existing built form of the village.
Townscape / landscape character mitigation
No principle issue subject to provision of sensitive site boundaries.
Environmental
(No details recorded)
Environmental mitigation
(No details recorded)

Additional details


Planning status
Outline Planning Permission
Date granted
13/07/2016
Planning history
Application Details (WD/D/15/000425) mixed housing development up to 20 dwellings
Ownership status
owned by a public authority
Suitability
Yes subject to land contamination issues being addressed satisfactorily.
Achievability
Development would be viable in this location
Availability
Owner identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
0.75
Potential housing density (dph)
30
Potential housing yield (units)
22
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
1-5 years
Non-housing development
(No details recorded)
Net dwellings range from
22
Net dwellings range to
22
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Relevant policy considerations
Outside DDB. Adjoins conservation area
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.