Proposed Revisions to Draft Local Plan (Preferred Options)

1. Preferred Options Revisions

Section 5 - New Policy - Land at Manston Court Road/Haine Road

Strategic Policy - Land at Manston Court Road/Haine Road

Land is allocated for a mixed use development, comprising up to 700 new dwellings at a maximum density of 30 dwellings per hectare net, and leisure uses.  This allocation adjoins other sites allocated for residential development (strategic sites S141,  S511, S553 & S447 and other housing sites S535 & S549).  Proposals will be judged and permitted only in accordance with a development brief and masterplan for the whole site integrating with development at the adjoining sites.  The Masterplan shall incorporate:

1) Contributions to highway improvements identified in the Transport Strategy

2) A minimum of 9 ha of open space in accordance with the standards set out in Table 7

Phasing of development will be in accordance with the amendments to Appendix B.

Masterplanning shall:

  • Provide an appropriate mix of dwellings to meet the requirements of Policy SP18
  • Provide affordable housing to meet the requirements of Policy SP19 (**NB SP19 is being amended to request affordable housing for more than 10 units)
  • Provide one electric car charging point for every 10 parking spaces provided
  • Consider accommodating any self-build requirements included in the self-build register
  • Contribute towards the Strategic Access Management and Monitoring scheme to meet the requirements of SP25
  • Include an assessment of the sites functionality as a roosting or feeding resource for the interest features of the Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay Special Protection Area, including areas within 400m off the development sites boundary, and provide mitigation where necessary
  • Retain existing boundary features where possible
  • Provide a connection to the sewerage system at the nearest point of adequate capacity, in collaboration with the service provider
  • Allow future access to the existing water supply infrastructure for maintenance and upsizing purposes
  • Provide for the installation of digital infrastructure
  • Provide a Statement of Social Impacts addressing any needs for community facilities identified in the Infrastructure Delivery Plan

Land at Manston C Rd Haine rd 

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