PLY56 - Other sites allocations in the Eastern Corridor Growth Area

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The following additional sites in the Eastern Corridor Growth Area are allocated for development.

Site Proposal Est. of housing provision/employment floorspace Policy considerations/things to be provided for by the development
1Former nursery site, Haye RoadHousing (this site is considered suitable for executive housing)9 homes
    1. Cycleway/pedestrian link.
2Pomphlett Industrial EstateMixed use - housing/retail44 homes
    1. Development should provide for a high quality entrance to Saltram Meadow which creates a positive sense of arrival and which integrates into the existing development.
    2. Removal of narrow strip of rock belt between the site and Saltram Meadow with the creation of compatible levels.
    3. Relocation of existing occupiers of the site to premises made available in Saltram Meadow, or other appropriate location in the city.
    4. Potential opportunity to relocate the local centre from Saltram Meadow to provide active road frontages.

3

Chelson Meadow
Waste management uses
    1. No adverse impact on the conservation value of the Plym Estuary.
    2. Appropriate landscape screening and design so there is no adverse impact on the setting of Saltram Countryside Park and on the adjacent national cycle route and nearby residential areas.
    3. The integrity of the landfill environmental protection measures to be protected.
    4. Mitigation measures to address the potential impacts that flooding events would have on access to the site.
    5. Access improvements on The Ride.
4 Former Western National bus depot site

Mixed use incorporating commercial uses (potentially small scale local retail, leisure and/or hotel)


    1. High quality design befitting the gateway location
    2. Improved pedestrian connections to the local area
    3. Retail provision, if included, should be limited to meet the needs of the surrounding local area.
    4. Flood mitigation measures to ensure development is safe and does not increase flood risk elsewhere.
    5. Highway access to be from Embankment Lane link road.
    6. Investigation and remediation of contaminated land.
5 Prince Rock playing pitch site
Mixed use development, potentially incorporating public house/restaurant and hotel with potential also for leisure related retail and cycle hire facilities exploiting waterfront location and cycle links.
    1. Development to take advantage of the site's locational assets.
    2. High quality design befitting the gateway location.
    3. Flood mitigation measures to ensure development is safe and does not increase flood risk elsewhere.
    4. Delivery of alternative playing pitch facilities.
    5. Highway access to be from Embankment Lane link road.
    6. Investigation and remediation of contaminated land.
6Land at Moorcroft QuarryWaste management uses for the recycling and recovery of construction and demolition waste (inert waste), including storage of imported and processed construction and demolition waste.
    1. A high standard of site design and management to avoid the risk of water pollution, and to reduce the risk of noise, dust and air pollution.
    2. The need to protect the amenity of nearby residents from unreasonable adverse impact arising from processing activity and transport movements.
    3. Arrangements for HGV access to be identified.