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Magherafelt Area Plan 2015
Settlements: Castledawson Housing

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Land designated as Housing Land Use Policy Areas will be developed in accordance with prevailing regional planning policy and the relevant Plan Proposals including key site requirements where specified.
The following sites CN 02 - CN 05 are designated as Housing Land Use Policy Areas as identified on Map No. 8 - Castledawson.
Designation CN 02 Housing Land Use Policy Area Committed Housing Sites (Built Sites)
The following sites are designated as Housing Land Use Policy Areas as identified on Map No. 8 - Castledawson:
CN 02/1     Oak Grove, off Annaghmore Road
CN 02/2     Castle Oak, off Annaghmore Road
Designation CN 03 Housing Land Use Policy Areas Committed Housing Sites (Other Sites)
The following sites are designated as Housing Land Use Policy Areas as identified on Map No. 8 - Castledawson:
CN 03/1     Moyola Road (3.65 ha)
CN 03/2     Castle Oak, Annaghmore Road (0.55 ha)
CN 03/3     Hillview Terrace and Bells Hill, Bellshill Road (0.43 ha)
CN 03/4     Rear of Bells Court, Bells Manor, Oak Grove and Castle Oak (4.14 ha)
CN 03/5     Annaghmore Road (1.54 ha)
CN 03/6     Tamnadeese Road (1.13 ha)
Committed sites include sites with planning permission for housing. Only those sites with approval or potential for 10 dwellings or more are designated for housing.
The Plan does not stipulate key site requirements for these sites because future development will be subject to the conditions attached to relevant planning permissions. In the event that such permissions lapse, the Department may alter existing conditions or attach new conditions to any subsequent approval to take account of prevailing regional planning policy and the Plan Proposals.
Designation CN 04 Housing Land Use Policy Area Land between Main Street and Moyola Gardens
0.3 hectare of land between Main Street and Moyola Gardens is designated as a Housing Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 8 - Castledawson.
Key Site Requirements:
  • Housing development to be a minimum gross site density of 19 dwellings per hectare.
  • The site must be accessed from Moyola Gardens which will require to be widened to 4.8 metres with provision of two 1.8 metre wide footways.
  • The mature trees along the western boundary of the site shall be retained in the interests of amenity and as a landscape buffer along the boundary with existing commercial premises to afford protection to the amenity of the proposed dwellings.
Designation CN 05 Housing Land Use Policy Area Lands to the South of Former Railway Line and to the West of Bells Hill Road
4.05 hectares of land to the south of former Railway Line and to the west of Bells Hill Road are designated as a Housing Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 8 - Castledawson.
Key Site Requirements:
  • Housing development to be a minimum gross site density of 19 dwellings per hectare.
  • The site shall be accessed from Bells Hill Road. A second access can be taken from Annaghmore Road.
  • A right turn lane is required on Bells Hill Road.
  • Mature trees within the site shall be retained.
  • The design layout shall ensure a built frontage onto Bells Hill Road.
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