This site was an allocated reserve housing site in the adopted East Hampshire District Local Plan – Second Review. Our clients, Persimmon Homes, were proposing to develop the land for new open market and affordable housing.
The site was used for a mix of agricultural purposes and un-managed grassland. To the north of the site lay a designated Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC). To the north west of the site lay an existing housing development.
The principles of development therefore were:
We worked alongside the client using our architectural, town planning and urban design team members to bring together a coherent scheme that takes into account all the contextual constraints. We successfully achieved both Outline and then subsequently Reserved Matters consent.