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Craigavon Area Plan 2010
Portadown: Housing (Page 2 of 5)

Phase 1 Housing Zonings continued

P/H 5 Land east of Charles Street (1.26 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 reduce the visual impact of the development; and
  • the site shall be accessed onto Charles Street through Woodland Manor, subject to satisfactory access and footway provision. A right turning lane may be required.
P/H 6 Land north of Loughgall Road (10.11 hectares)
Key site requirements:
  • the results of a comprehensive survey, identifying trees, hedgerows and other vegetation tobe 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 within the site and on the boundaries shall be 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 vegetation on the northern and western boundaries, in particular, shall be retained and supplemented with similar species to ensure a definite natural boundary between the residential area and open countryside;
  • the layout of the proposal and the type of housing proposed should respect the topography of the site. The layout shall be designed to ensure that no houses back onto Loughgall Road;
  • the site shall be accessed onto Loughgall Road. This will require major road improvements and access works, including road alignment, provision of a roundabout and footway provision. These major works will be necessary to accommodate development of lands to the south, as well as to the north of Loughgall Road. Third party lands will be required to accommodate this access and footway. Direct access for individual dwellings will not be permitted onto Loughgall Road; and
  • no access will be permitted into Corcrain Estate.
The developer should note that pumping of foul sewage will be required for this site and that there are no existing surface water sewers available to serve the site: it may be possible to drain to the nearest watercourse, subject to consent. In addition, the site may be affected by marginal flooding along the northern boundary.
P/H 7 Land south of Loughgall Road (6.73 hectares)
Key site requirements:
  • construction work shall not begin until a scheme for protecting any housing development from noise from adjacent premises, currently in industrial use, has been submitted to and approved by the Department. All works, which form part of the scheme, shall be completed before any part of the housing development is occupied. The Department shall give applicants guidance on the maximum noise levels to be permitted within or around the housing development so as to provide precise guidelines for the scheme to be submitted;
  • 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 within the site and on the boundaries shall be 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 vegetation on the western boundary, in particular, shall be supplemented with similar species to ensure a definite natural boundary between the residential area and open countryside; and
  • the site will require to be accessed onto Loughgall Road. This will require major road improvements and access works including road alignment, provision of a roundabout and footway provision. These works will be necessary to accommodate development of lands to the north, as well as to the south of Loughgall Road. Third party lands will be required to accommodate this access and footway. No direct access for individual dwellings will be permitted onto Loughgall Road.
The developer should note that pumping of foul sewage will be required to connect with the existing foul sewer network.
P/H 8 Land east of Mahon Road (1.11 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 within the site and on the boundaries shall be 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 stream which forms the eastern boundary of the site should be retained as a feature and incorporated into the proposed development;
  • the layout of the proposal and the type of housing proposed should respect the topography of the site. The layout shall be designed to ensure that no houses back onto Mahon Road; and
  • the site shall be accessed onto Mahon Road. Access standards with regard to visibility splays and forward visibility must be met. Third party lands may be required to accommodate this access. The existing footway on Mahon Road will require widening along the site frontage. Direct access for individual dwellings will not be permitted onto Mahon Road, or onto the private laneway to the south.
The developer should note that pumping of foul sewage will be required for part of the site. Also, there are no existing surface water sewers available to serve the site. Surface water could be discharged to a watercourse located within the site, subject to consent. In addition, the developer should note that the land adjacent to the watercourse may be subject to marginal flooding.
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