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Craigavon Area Plan 2010
Portadown: Town Centre (Page 2 of 2)

Designation P4 Castle Street Development Opportunity Site
A 0.4 hectare site suitable for retailing/office/leisure/residential/community uses, as individual uses or as a mixed use proposal.
Key site requirements:
  • the proposal provides satisfactory access and parking arrangements. Existing car parking spaces lost as a result of the proposal shall be replaced, either on site or in close proximity to the site;
  • consent to discharge to a watercourse will be required;
  • a building restriction within 6 metres of sewerage pipes is observed within the site and wayleaves preserved; and
  • the proposal should be at least two storey and provide a landmark feature to mark this important entrance to the commercial core of the town.
Designation P5 Little West Street/Shillington Street Development Opportunity Site
A 0.7 hectare site is designated suitable for retailing/office/residential uses, as individual uses or as a mixed use proposal.
Key site requirements:
  • the proposal provides satisfactory access and parking arrangements. A footway will be required on Shillington Street;
  • existing car parking spaces lost as a result of the proposal shall be replaced, either on site or in close proximity to the site;
  • a survey is needed to establish surface water sewerage requirements; and
  • the proposal should be two storey in height equivalent and provide a corner feature to enclose Shillington Street.
Designation P6 Curran Street Development Opportunity Site
A 2.7 hectare site is designated suitable for residential/light industrial/warehousing/office uses, as individual uses or as a mixed use proposal.
Key site requirements:
  • the proposal provides satisfactory access and parking arrangements. A Traffic Impact Assessment may be required, subject to the nature and scale of the proposal. Access to Corcrain Road is likely to require major road works. Access to Obins Street and Curran Street would facilitate small scale development only;
  • foul sewer pumping is required for the southern half of the site;
  • substantial development of the site may require upgrading of the existing sewer and pump station;
  • a survey is required to establish if surface water sewers are low enough to serve the site;
  • the proposal incorporates landscaping as an integral part of the design; and
  • the design of the proposal provides a landmark feature to mark this important entrance to the commercial core of the town.
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