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Craigavon Area Plan 2010
Settlement Proposals: Central Craigavon Legahory District Centre

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The existing Legahory Centre accommodates a number of local shops/businesses, a church, primary school, health centre, police station, leisure facilities and a car parking area. There is a significant number of vacant units within the centre. The area is centrally located and well connected to the surrounding estates by way of pedestrian and vehicular links.
Plan Policy C/DC 1 Legahory District Centre
The existing facilities at Legahory, and additional adjacent land, are designated as a District Centre, as shown on Map No. 5 Craigavon Urban Area.
Within the District Centre, planning permission for retail, office, community and business uses will be granted provided that:
  • the proposal would not lead to a detrimental impact on residential amenity, traffic movements and road safety;
  • the arrangements for access and car parking are satisfactory;
  • the proposal gives priority to access by pedestrians, cyclists buses and, in particular, access for the disabled; and
  • the design, layout and scale of the proposal is compatible with the existing buildings within the centre.
In addition, within the designated District Centre, proposals will be determined in accordance with the provisions of prevailing regional planning policy.
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