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Magherafelt Area Plan 2015
Settlements: Draperstown Industry

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Land designated as Industrial 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 DN 10 and DN 11 are designated as Industrial Land Use Policy Areas as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Designation DN 10 Industrial Land Use Policy Area Land at Magherafelt Road
1.97 hectares of land at Magherafelt Road are designated as an Industrial Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Key Site Requirements:
  • The site is to be used for light industrial use as defined in Class B2 of the Planning (Use Classes) Order 2004 and for no other type of industrial use.
  • The developer shall consult with Roads Service regarding the possible need to provide a right turn land into the site from Magherafelt Road.
  • Contemporaneous with the new development, the existing vegetation along the southern boundary of the site shall be supplemented by an 8 to 10 metre planted landscape belt consisting of indigenous tree and hedgerow species to assist integration of new buildings with the open countryside.
  • Retention of existing vegetation along the western boundary and enhancement by provision of a 2 metre minimum planted buffer to afford protection of the amenity of the adjacent dwellings.
Designation DN 11 Industrial Land Use Policy Area Land to the east of Cahore Road
1.14 hectares of land to the east of Cahore Road is designated as an Industrial Land Use Policy Area as identified on Map No. 9 - Draperstown.
Key Site Requirements:
  • The site is to be used for light industrial use as defined in Class B2 of the Planning (Use Classes) Order 2004 and for no other type of industrial use.
  • The site shall be accessed from Cahore Road via Cahore Terrace.
  • Road widening may be required outside the boundary of this site in order to achieve adequate access. The developer is advised to consult with Roads Service on this issue.
  • Contemporaneous with the new development, a 5-8 metre planted landscape belt consisting of indigenous tree and hedgerow species to be provided along the eastern boundary to provide screening for the development, to assist integration of industrial development in the surrounding countryside and to recognise the adjacent Local Landscape Policy Area.
  • Provision of a 2 metre minimum planted buffer along the boundaries of the adjacent dwelling to afford protection of the amenity of the dwelling.

Existing Industrial Land

The following major areas of existing industrial land are shown for information only on Map No. 9 - Draperstown:
  • Magherafelt Road
  • Tobermore Road
  • St Patrick’s Street/Cahore Road.
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