Skip to content

64 homes plan for disused land

Share
2 Shares
By Newsdesk
Front

AN AREA of disused ground beside an eyesore former factory could soon be transformed with new affordable homes.

Springfield Properties PLC have submitted a planning application to redevelop an area of land beside the former Interfloor factory in Edinburgh Road with 64 affordable homes and community open space.
If successful, the homes would be managed by a registered social landlord.
The site, which sits to the north of the former factory, was identified for development in Dumfries and Galloway Councils Local Development Plan.
A planning statement submitted as part of the application reads: Given its proximity to the vacant former rubber works the site, in its current undeveloped state, accentuates a derelict feel.
Utilising and enhancing the sites existing green infrastructure can assist in softening the impact of the development and can aid with its integration into the existing locale.
A pre-application report states that Springfield have had initial discussions with Cunninghame Housing Association who expressed an early interest in managing the site.

Tree felling concerns addressed

Tree felling concerns addressed

AN explanation has been given for mass tree felling near Moffat.

Farming, Front

19th Sep

Community cheer as land buyout goes through

By Newsdesk | DNG24

A COMMUNITY buyout of 750 acres has been completed.

Continue reading
Four Annan players test positive for Covid-19

Four Annan players test positive for Covid-19

FOUR Annan Athletic players have tested positive for coronavirus.