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Craigavon Area Plan 2010
Settlement Proposals: Central Craigavon Housing (Page 3 of 3)

Phase 1 Housing Zonings continued

C/H 8 Land at Drumellan, Brownlow ( 1.46 hectares)
Key site requirements:
  • a detailed planting plan for the proposed development shall be submitted with a planning application for full or outline permission. The development shall incorporate new planting of trees and bushes of appropriate species within the site and on the boundaries to provide screening for the development and to break up the housing mass;
  • the layout shall be designed to ensure that no houses back onto the public road;
  • and a footway will be required along the entire site frontage, and within the site, to link with the existing footway network in the area. Direct access for individual dwellings will not be permitted onto the public road.
The developer should also note that there are existing water mains traversing the site. No building will be permitted within 6 metres of these mains.
C/H 9 Land at Rosmoyle, Brownlow (7.22 hectares)
Key site requirements:
  • the results of a comprehensive survey, identifying trees, hedgerows and other vegetation to be retained and incorporated into the proposed development, shall be submitted with a planning application for full or outline permission;
  • a detailed planting plan for the proposed development shall be submitted with a planning application for full or outline permission. The existing vegetation on the site should be retained and supplemented by the planting of trees and bushes of appropriate species to provide screening for the development and facilitate its integration into the landscape setting. The western boundary, in particular, should be planted with appropriate species to ensure a definite natural boundary between the residential area and open countryside;
  • the existing footways which traverse the site should be retained and pedestrian links in general should be enhanced and linked into the existing networks in Central Craigavon;
  • the layout shall be designed to ensure that no houses back onto either Moyraverty West Road or Drumgor West Road; and
  • the development can be accessed onto Moyraverty West Road or Drumgor West Road, provided access standards are achieved. A footway will be required all along the site frontage, and within the site, to link with the existing footway network in the area. Direct access for individual dwellings will not be permitted onto Moyraverty West Road or Drumgor West Road.
The developer should note that there are existing foul sewers and surface water sewers traversing the site. No building will be permitted within 6 metres of these sewers. In addition, there are existing water mains traversing the site. No building will be permitted within 6 metres of these mains.
C/H 10 Land north of Knockmenagh Road (5.82 hectares)
Key site requirements:
  • the results of a comprehensive survey, identifying trees, hedgerows and other vegetation to be retained and incorporated into the proposed development, shall be submitted with a planning application for full or outline permission;
  • a detailed planting plan for the proposed development shall be submitted with a planning application for full or outline permission. The existing vegetation on the site should be retained and supplemented by the planting of trees and bushes of appropriate species to provide screening for the development and facilitate its integration into the landscape setting. In particular, the belt of mature trees/shrubs on the southwestern boundary should be retained and the southeastern boundary planted with appropriate species to ensure a definite natural boundary between the residential area and open countryside;
  • the development shall incorporate footways/cyclepaths which link into the existing networks in Central Craigavon:
  • the layout of the proposal and the type of housing proposed should respect the topography of the site and, in particular, its elevated nature when viewed from Knockmenagh Road. The layout shall be designed to ensure that no houses back onto Knockmenagh Road; and
  • access to the development onto Knockmenagh Road shall not be adjacent to the roundabout on the western corner of the site. A footway will be required all along the site frontage to link to Parkmore to the northwest and with the existing footway network in the area. Third party land will be required to accommodate this footway. Direct access for individual dwellings will not be permitted onto Knockmenagh Road.
The developer should note that pumping of foul sewage will be required for part of the site. In addition, the developer should note that some of the low-lying areas adjacent to the watercourse on the eastern boundary may be subject to marginal flooding.

Phase 2 Housing Zonings

Phase 2 Housing Zonings
32.6 hectares of land between Drumgor West Road and Knockmenagh Road are zoned for Phase 2 housing.
This site will be released for housing development in accordance with Plan Policy HOU 1. Key site requirements for this site will be identified as part of the housing land review in 2005.
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