Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/DORC/004
Settlement
Dorchester
Site name / address
The Barn Little Britain
Total site area (ha)
0.221
Current land use
Parking/Storage
Existing development
Partially paved site used for parking and storage
Developable site area (ha)
0.221
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
370123
Northing
90371

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Flat partially paved. Submission form indicates there may be potential for drainage issues though the underlying soil conditions are shown as being ‘freely draining’.
Topography / ground condition mitigation
Further investigation may be necessary
Flood risk
None recorded
Flood risk mitigation
(No details recorded)
Access
Existing
Access mitigation
(No details recorded)
Contamination
Site is 30m from a medium rank contaminated land former fuel tank
Contamination mitigation
May need to assess site further to determine mitigation
Existing infrastructure / facilities
Residential area so services existing
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
Tree cover.
Site features mitigation
Consideration should be given to retaining tree cover
Townscape / landscape character
The site is located in an urban setting surrounding by residential development on all sides.
Townscape / landscape character mitigation
Appropriate design
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 - dependent on design
Achievability
Development would be viable in this location
Availability
Officer Identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
0.21
Potential housing density (dph)
47
Potential housing yield (units)
10
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
6-10 years
Non-housing development
(No details recorded)
Net dwellings range from
10
Net dwellings range to
10
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Relevant policy considerations
Within DDB
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.