Draft Housing and Employment Allocations

Ended on the 6 February 2015
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7. Rowlands Castle

7.1 Housing provision will continue to be accommodated on acceptable sites within the settlement policy boundary of Rowlands Castle.

7.2 In addition, the Joint Core Strategy (CP10) states that, beyond existing commitments, new sites will be identified for a minimum of 150 dwellings at Rowlands Castle. Provision is made in this Plan in Policies RC1.1 to RC1.3 for 157 dwellings.

Policy RC1 Rowlands Castle Housing Allocations

The following sites are allocated for residential development:

Ref

Location/Address

Site Area (ha)

Net Dwellings

RC1.1

Land at former Rowlands Castle Brickworks, The Drift

(Current planning application)

1.8

34

RC1.2

Land south of Oaklands

(Current planning application)

5.5

106

RC1.3

Land north of Bartons Road (Eastleigh House Cottages), Havant

(Current planning application)

0.6

17

The number of dwellings shown for each site is indicative and based on known site characteristics and density considerations.

Housing Allocations

RC1.1 Land at former Rowlands Castle Brickworks, The Drift

Land at former Rowlands Castle Brickworks, The Drift is allocated for residential development for about 34 dwellings on 1.8ha.

Site Map

Site map RC1.1

Site Requirements:

The site will be developed in accordance with the following site specific criteria:

  • provision of vehicular access to the site via the access road to the north of the site;
  • implementation of appropriate measures to reduce the traffic impacts of the development on adjoining residential roads;
  • investigation of the extent and type of contamination on the site to identify any necessary mitigation measures required;
  • provision of any mitigation measures required to minimise the impact of development on protected trees, including veteran tree and woodland;
  • provision of a heritage statement to assess the impact of the development on the nearby Scheduled Ancient Monument and the setting of the conservation area. Early consultation with English Heritage and Hampshire County Council’s archaeology adviser would be advised;
  • provision of protection measures during the construction phase to ensure the protection of the public water supply within the groundwater protection zone 1;
  • provision of a comprehensive Flood Risk Assessment to address any measures required to mitigate any potential impacts of groundwater and surface water flooding including avoiding built development in low lying areas;
  • provision of on-site SUDS;
  • developers should work with the District Council to ensure that the principles of the Energy Strategy are applied wherever possible; and
  • provision of financial contributions towards mitigation to address the impacts of recreational disturbance through in-combination effects of additional dwellings on the Solent SPAs, SACs and Ramsar sites.

RC1.2 Land south of Oaklands

Land south of Oaklands is allocated for residential development for about 106 dwellings on 5.5ha.

Site Map

Site map RC1.2

Site Requirements:

The site will be developed in accordance with the following site specific criteria:

  • provision of vehicular access to the site via Whicher’s Gate Road;
  • implementation of appropriate measures to reduce the traffic impacts of the development on adjoining residential roads;
  • provision of pedestrian/cycle/emergency access between the site and Redhill Road;
  • retention where possible of mature trees and hedgerows;
  • provision of a network of green infrastructure that integrates all existing trees (whether protected or not) with other vegetation on the site and its boundaries;
  • implementation of a plan to manage, maintain and enhance the adjacent Oaklands Woodland SINC’s ecological integrity and interest;
  • provision of protection measures during the construction phase to ensure the protection of the public water supply within the groundwater protection zone 1;
  • provision of a comprehensive Flood Risk Assessment to address any measures required to mitigate any potential impacts of groundwater and surface water including avoiding built development in low lying areas;
  • provision of on-site SUDS;
  • provision of financial contributions towards mitigation to address the impacts of recreational disturbance through in-combination effects of additional dwellings on the Solent SPAs, SACs and Ramsar sites;
  • developers should work with the District Council to ensure that the principles of the Energy Strategy are applied wherever possible; and
  • provision of an Employment and Training Agreement prior to the implementation of development.

RC1.3 Land north of Bartons Road (Eastleigh House Cottages), Havant

Land north of Bartons Road (Eastleigh House Cottages), Havant is allocated for residential development for about 17 dwellings on 0.6ha as an extension of proposed housing development in Havant Borough to the south.

Site Map

Site map RC1.3

Site Requirements:

The site will be developed in accordance with the following site specific criteria:

  • provision of vehicular access to the site via a single access on to Bartons Road (in HBC);
  • provision of protection measures during the construction phase to ensure the protection of the public water supply within the groundwater protection zone 1;
  • provision of a comprehensive Flood Risk Assessment to address any measures required to mitigate any potential impacts of groundwater and surface water including avoiding built development in low lying areas;
  • provision of on-site SUDS;
  • developers should work with the District Council to ensure that the principles of the Energy Strategy are applied wherever possible; and
  • provision of financial contributions towards mitigation to address the impacts of recreational disturbance through in-combination effects of additional dwellings on the Solent SPAs, SACs and Ramsar sites.
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