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Magherafelt Area Plan 2015
Settlements: Draperstown Housing (Page 2 of 2)

Designation DN 04 Housing Land Use Policy Area Lands to south of Derrynoyd Road
2.26 hectares of land to the south of Derrynoyd Road are designated as a Housing Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Key Site Requirements:
  • Housing development to be a minimum gross site density of 20 dwellings per hectare and a maximum gross site density of 25 dwellings per hectare.
  • Provision of a 2 metre minimum planted buffer along the eastern boundary adjoining the livestock mart to safeguard the amenity of the proposed dwellings.
  • Open space is to be provided in the eastern portion of the site to offset the loss of the existing open space along the Derrynoyd Road frontage and to provide a buffer between the housing and the livestock market.
Designation DN 05 Housing Land Use Policy Area Land to rear of 45 Magherafelt Road
0.43 hectare of land to the rear of 45 Magherafelt Road is designated as a Housing Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Key Site Requirements:
  • Housing development to be a minimum gross site density of 15 dwellings per hectare.
  • Land will be required outside of the site boundary, along the Magherafelt road frontage, in order to meet sight line requirements.
  • Access to the properties on either side of the site access must be relocated off the development road.
  • The line of mature trees along the western boundary of the site is to be retained and no housing development is to take place within the crown-spread of these trees.
Designation DN 06 Housing Land Use Policy Area Land to West of Glenshane Park and South of Bradley Park
0.58 hectare of land to the west of Glenshane Park and south of Bradley Park is designated as a Housing Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Key Site Requirements:
  • Housing development to be a minimum gross site density of 30 dwellings per hectare.
  • Contemporaneous with the new development, a 5 metre planted landscape belt consisting of indigenous tree and hedgerow species to be provided along the southern boundary to ensure a well defined edge to development and to assist the integration of buildings with the open countryside.
  • Retention of the existing vegetation alongside the lane which defines the western boundary of the site.
Designation DN 07 Housing Land Use Policy Area Land at Back Lane to Rear of High Street
0.13 hectare of land at Back Lane to rear of High Street is designated as a Housing Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Key Site Requirements:
  • The design, finishes and materials of the proposed dwellings shall be appropriate to the site’s location within a designated Conservation Area and full account shall be taken of the design guidance contained within the Draperstown Conservation Area Design Guide.
  • Mature trees and vegetation along the eastern boundary shall be retained.  
  • Provision of a 2 metre minimum planted buffer along the southern boundary to protect the amenity of the proposed dwellings from the adjoining commercial use.
Designation DN 08 Housing Land Use Policy Area Land to West of Cordarragh
0.6 hectare of land west of Cordarragh is designated as a Housing Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Key Site Requirements:
  • Housing development shall be a minimum gross site density of 20 dwellings per hectare.
  • Access shall be via the existing housing development to the east of the site at Cordarragh.
  • Contemporaneous with the new development, a 5 to 8 metre planted landscape belt consisting of indigenous tree and hedgerow species shall be provided along the northern and western boundaries to provide screening, to assist the integration of buildings with the open countryside and to recognise the adjacent Local Landscape Policy Area.
Designation DN 09 Housing Land Use Policy Area Land at Tobermore Road
0.48 hectare of land at Tobermore Road is designated as a Housing Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Key Site Requirements
  • Housing development shall be a minimum gross site density of 16 dwellings per hectare.
  • The design layout shall ensure that dwellings do not back onto Tobermore Road.

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