PLY36 - Other site allocations in the City Centre and Waterfront Growth Area

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The following additional sites in the City Centre / Waterfront Growth Area are allocated for development.

Site Proposal Est. of housing provision/employment floorspace Policy considerations/things to be provided for by the development
1 Melville Building, Royal William Yard Mixed use development - hotel and complementary commercial uses to heritage and visitor use of yard, potential for housing as part of mix of uses 3,000 sq.m. B1 office
    1. Quality hotel to form a key part of site.
    2. Parking to be removed from courtyard.
    3. Sensitive conversion.
    4. Accessible active ground floor uses
    5. Enhancement to Devils Point greenspace.
2 Mount Wise, Devonport - Area A Housing 145 homes
    1. Site is within a conservation area therefore design will need to conserve and where appropriate enhance the significance including the contribution made by the setting of the heritage assets.
    2. In the event that the World War II/Cold War bunkers are removed, then a full photographic and historic analysis of this structure must be produced by a qualified archaeological contractor prior to their demotion.
    3. Vehicular, pedestrian and cycle access from Richmond Walk to be agreed
3 Mount Wise, Devonport - Area D Housing 73 homes
    1. Site is within a conservation area therefore design will need to conserve and where appropriate enhance the significance including the contribution made by the setting of the heritage assets.
    2. Careful consideration will need to be made to the quality of design, height, use of materials and massing, in order to avoid some detrimental harm to heritage assets.
    3. The retention of the boundary walls to the north of the site.
    4. Development to avoid the course of the historic Devonport Dock Lines.
4 Millfields Trust, 278 Union Street Mixed use community hub for Stonehouse, including employment and office use, community space, health and wellbeing and residential 62 homes
2,566 sq.m. B1 offices
    1. Development which is sympathetic to the setting of the non-designated heritage assets nearby.
    2. Pedestrian and cycle links through the site and public realm improvements needed.
    3. Improved connectivity across Union Street.
    4. Improves street frontage along Union Street and East Street.
5 Broadreach site, Richmond Walk Housing 60 homes
    1. Relocation of existing outreach facility.
    2. Design needs to deal with the cliff edge constraint.
    3. Flood mitigation measures required.
6 Brickfields Recreation Ground, Devonport Key Multi-Sport Hub n/a
    1. A masterplan to be developed to demonstrate a clear strategic approach to protecting and enhancing the site's sporting facilities within the context of the overall sporting offer of the city.
    2. Enabling development may be acceptable if can be delivered:
      1. Without compromising the sporting provision within the site,
      2. Supports the site's role as a key strategic multi-sport site; and
      3. Has a demonstrable benefit to the delivery of the masterplan.