Dorset Council Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment

SHLAA - Site details


Site reference
WD/BEAM/021
Settlement
Beaminster
Site name / address
26 Clay Lane, Beaminster
Total site area (ha)
0.107
Current land use
Dwelling house and garden
Existing development
Large detached two-storey dwelling.
Developable site area (ha)
0.107
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
347544
Northing
101465

Constraints and possible mitigation


Topography / ground condition
Site elevated from the road and rises gently to the north.
Topography / ground condition mitigation
(No details recorded)
Flood risk
None recorded
Flood risk mitigation
(No details recorded)
Access
Existing vehicular access from Clay Lane. Low wall and mature boundary hedge would need to be removed to improve site access. Possible access from rear through garage block. Reinstate boundary wall.
Access mitigation
Reinstate boundary wall.
Contamination
Site is 140m & 180m from two medium rank contaminated land sites both former fuel tanks May need to assess site further to determine mitigation.
Contamination mitigation
May need to assess site further to determine mitigation.
Existing infrastructure / facilities
Beaminster has community facilities including schools (primary/secondary), healthcare, shops, and a bank. The site is centrally located, a short walk from the town centre.
Existing infrastructure / facilities mitigation
(No details recorded)
Site features
Existing two-storey detached dwelling.Replace on-site.
Site features mitigation
Replace on-site.
Townscape / landscape character
The site is surrounded by residential uses on all sides. The properties are largely terraced and semi-detached and are in in the ownership of a housing association.
Townscape / landscape character mitigation
Frontage development to reduce impact on neighbouring amenity.
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
The site has potential for redevelopment should the house be demolished.
Achievability
Development would not be viable in this location
Availability
Owner identified
Estimate of potential
Housing
Housing site area (ha)
0.107
Potential housing density (dph)
30
Potential housing yield (units)
2
Unit type
House
Anticipated housing delivery
1-5 years
Non-housing development
(No details recorded)
Net dwellings range from
2
Net dwellings range to
2
Development description
(No details recorded)
Site information
(No details recorded)
Relevant policy considerations
Out DDB. Within AONB and adjacent to Conservation area.
Additional notes
(No details recorded)
Conclusion
A developable site for housing subject to the demolition of the existing dwelling.
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.