Wymondham and Edmondthorpe NDP

Policy H2 

Housing Allocations

Land is allocated for housing development at 6 locations as shown above and on the proposals map

(Figure 3). Development will be permitted subject to the following criteria:

Lower Butt Lane

  • The development should provide for approximately 9 dwellings;

  • There should be a mix of housing types in accordance with Policy H4 of the Neighbourhood Development Plan and other evidence including the Housing and Economic Needs Assessment;

  • A footway should be provided between the access and the village to the South and to the boundary of the development North along Butt Lane

  • Design and materials should reflect the close proximity and contiguity of the development to the Conservation Area

  • Design, landscaping and materials should reflect the objective of mitigating any impact on the view from Wymondham Windmill into the village

  • Drainage issues should be carefully assessed and addressed, taking into account inter alia Policy Env8 of the Neighbourhood Plan

  • An objective of the development should be to maintain unimpeded access on Butt Lane in order to ensure the businesses at Wymondham Windmill suffer no interruption

Station Yard

  • The development should provide for approximately 12 dwellings;

  • At least 37% of the dwellings should be affordable;

  • The development must not be commenced before the development of Lower Butt Lane (above) with which it is contiguous and which links it to the village has been substantially completed

  • There should be a mix of housing types in accordance with Policy H4 of the Neighbourhood Plan and other evidence including the Housing and Economic Needs Assessment

  • A footway should be provided between the access and the village to the South and to the boundary of the development North along Butt Lane

  • Design and Materials should be complementary with those used in Lower Butt Lane reflecting the contiguity of the two sites to the Conservation Area and the proximity of Grade II* Wymondham Windmill to the North and of Grade II Navvie’s Cottages Number 2 to the North.

  • Design, landscaping and materials should reflect the objective of mitigating any impact on the view from Wymondham Windmill into the village

  • Drainage issues should be carefully assessed and addressed, taking into account inter alia Policy Env8 of the Neighbourhood Plan

  • An objective of the development should be to maintain unimpeded access on Butt Lane in order to ensure the businesses at Wymondham Windmill suffer no interruption

“The Gollings”

  • The development should provide for approximately 5 dwellings;

  • There should be a mix of housing types in accordance with Policy H4 of the Neighbourhood Development Plan and other evidence including the Housing and Economic Needs Assessment

  • Design and Materials should reflect the location of the development in the heart of the Conservation Area. In particular, Policy H8 of the Neighbourhood Development Plan must be addressed.

  • Particular care should be taken to ensure no significant loss of amenity to surrounding properties

  • It is a particular concern to ensure adequate off road parking in this location

Glebe Road

  • The development should provide for approximately 12 dwellings

  • At least 37% of the dwellings should be affordable

  • there should be a mix of housing types in accordance with Policy H4 of the Neighbourhood Development Plan and other evidence including the Housing and Economic Needs Assessment

  • Landscaping should be carried out with the aim of improving views into the village and to St Peter’s School and Roots to Wings day-care centre from the West and South-West

  • The Design and Materials should reflect the materials and character of the Conservation Area of the Village and, in particular, the vernacular of bricks, stone and slate

  • Recommendations from the detailed technical study assessing surface water run off risks, presented to MBC, to be fully implemented

  • LCC Highways recommendations with regards to highway and related safety issues to be implemented in full

Lower Brick Yard Lane

  • The development should provide for approximately 20 dwellings;

  • At least 37% of the dwellings should be affordable;

  • There should be a mix of housing types in accordance with Policy H4 of the Neighbourhood Development Plan and other evidence including the Housing and Economic Needs Assessment;

  • Broadly the development should follow the template provided by the Old Manor Gardens development in terms of design, materials and density

  • Appropriate flood and drainage assessments for the development should incorporate strategies to prevent flooding across the site and mitigate flooding from the site onto Main Street, taking into account inter alia Policy Env8 of the Neighbourhood Plan;

  • In view of the scale of the development support for traffic management measures and/or for relocating or otherwise enhancing the Village Hall should be given so long as it is demonstrated that any financial contribution sought is necessary to make the development acceptable in planning terms, is directly related to the development and is fairly and reasonably related in scale and kind to the development;

  • Landscaping to the North of the development to include the planting of woodland habitat to aid water retention and add to local biodiversity;

  • Access should be via Main Street, over land that is under the developer’s control, and not via Brickyard Lane

Strawberry Farm

  • The development should provide for approximately 5 dwellings;

  • There should be a mix of housing types in accordance with Policy H4 of the Neighbourhood Development Plan and other evidence including the Housing and Economic Needs Assessment;

  • A central goal of the development in terms of positioning of new dwellings and landscaping should be to mitigate the impact of the development on existing properties in West Well Gate and Gretton Gardens;

  • An area of land to the north-west of the site alongside Melton Road to be set aside to encourage biodiversity;

  • A footpath should be provided along the Western boundary of the development giving access from Glebe Road to the development and continuing onto Melton Road

Figure 3: Proposals Map
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