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Craigavon Area Plan 2010
Lurgan: Housing (Page 4 of 5)

Phase 1 Housing Zonings continued

L/H 10 Land to the rear of Bowens Manor (off Bowens Lane) (1.52 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 trees and mature hedging on the site boundaries shall be retained where possible 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 southern boundary, in particular, shall be planted with appropriate species to ensure a definite natural boundary between the residential area and open countryside; and
  • any access to the development from Bowens Lane may require a right turning lane at the Bowens Lane/Waringstown Road junction, subject to the scale of the development. A footway link to connect with the existing network will be required. Third party land may be required to accommodate this access. Appropriate access standards with regard to visibility splays and forward visibility should be provided.
The developer should note that there is an existing foul sewer transversing the site. No building will be permitted within 6 metres of this sewer. In addition, the developer should note that the low-lying part of the site may be subject to marginal flooding.
L/H 11 Land to the rear of Woodlane (off Waringstown Road) (3.34 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 trees and mature hedging within the site and on the boundaries shall be retained where possible and supplemented by the planting of trees and bushes of appropriate species to provide screening for the development and to break up the housing mass and reduce the visual impact of the development. The belt of mature trees running across the centre of the site, in particular, shall be retained and incorporated into the development;
  • the layout of the proposal and the type of housing proposed should respect the topography of the site; and
  • the development shall be accessed through Woodlane to the northeast, subject to access standards being achieved. However, it is unlikely that access will be permitted onto Upper Toberhewney Lane unless there is significant improvement to the Toberhewney Lane/Gilford Road junction.
The developer should note that surface water could be discharged to a watercourse locatedwithin the site, subject to consent. In addition, the developer should note that the low-lying part of the site may be subject to marginal flooding.
L/H 12 Land to the rear of Carrickvale (off Old Portadown Road) (4.45 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 shall be supplemented by the planting of trees and bushes of appropriate species to provide screening for the development and to break up the housing mass and reduce the visual impact of the development;
  • the layout of the proposal and the type of housing proposed should respect the topography of the site and, in particular, the crest line in the eastern part of the site; and
  • any access to the development through Carrickvale to the north will require a right turning lane on Old Portadown Road. Appropriate access standards with regard to visibility splays and forward visibility should be provided.
The developer should note that pumping of foul sewage may be required for part of the site. In addition, the low-lying part of the site may be may be subject to marginal flooding.
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