Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/WINT/001
Settlement
Winterbourne Abbas & Winterbourne Steepleton
Site name / address
Manor Farm
Total site area (ha)
1.474
Current land use
Farm buildings and access/yard area
Existing development
Manor farm housing remains suitable as a residential dwelling. The remaining structure are a range of barns many of which would be suitable for conversion to office or residential.
Developable site area (ha)
1.13
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
362025
Northing
90511

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Level site on road frontage rising to north.
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
Southern edge is located in flood zones 2 & 3. A large band of surface water flooding runs across the site.
Flood risk mitigation
Exclude built development from flood zones 2 & 3. Will need individual site assessment, for example SUDs
Access
Vehicular access direct from A35 (Trunk road) and from Manor Farm Lane via the reminder of the farm complex. Additional movements subject to HA approval. There is a footway along the northern side of the A35 to the garage shop and school.
Access mitigation
(No details recorded)
Contamination
Site is 83m from low rank contaminated land Unknown filled pit and 113m from medium rank contaminated land former fuel tank
Contamination mitigation
May need to assess site further to determine mitigation
Existing infrastructure / facilities
Adjacent Winterbourne Valley C o E Primary School
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
The site consists of a farm house and several barns / access area. The southern edge is bounded by a stonewall. There are a number of mature trees on the southern end of the site. The east of the site borders a former garage and the west of the site residential development.
Site features mitigation
(No details recorded)
Townscape / landscape character
Agricultural unit comprising of a mix of traditional and more modern (portal framed) farm buildings. Integral to village form. The single storey stone-built barn is worthy of retention. Locally important Buildings.
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 - Exclude built development from flood zones 2 & 3.
Achievability
Development would be viable in this location
Availability
Owner identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
1.13
Potential housing density (dph)
40
Potential housing yield (units)
45
Unit type
House/flat
Anticipated housing delivery
1-5 years
Non-housing development
(No details recorded)
Net dwellings range from
45
Net dwellings range to
45
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Relevant policy considerations
Partially Out DDB. Partly inside Flood Zone and Conservation area.
Additional notes
(No details recorded)
Conclusion
A developable site. Access would need to be achieved across the flood plain.
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.