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Detailed Planning Application

Herries Avenue, Heathhall

The Development Management Committee decided not to support our plans for new homes on the former Heathhall College site at Herries Avenue, Heathhall. The development was recommended by officers for approval and committee members voted 6-5 against the officers recommendation for approval on noise grounds. We submitted an appeal in September 2017, and anticipate a decision in May 2018.

The brownfield site is allocated for housing development in the new Dumfries and Galloway Local Development Plan and our high-quality scheme would help to boost the supply of much needed new homes and would contribute to the supply of affordable housing, of which there is a shortage in the area. In addition, the proposed development would have a positive impact on the local economy by providing local contractors with opportunities to tender for work, with knock on benefits for local supply chains and other local businesses and services.

The proposed development would deliver 75 dwellings with a mixture of detached, semi-detached and terraced homes. In addition, nearly 20% of the new properties would be affordable homes.


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Affordable Homes

A total of 15 dwellings will be allocated as affordable housing for local people as provided for by Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership

Job creation

The development would create new jobs both directly and indirectly including opportunities for local sub contractors and the supply chain

New public spaces

A kick around space and two play areas are proposed

Environment care

There is a proposal for a sustainable drainage pond feature

Meets local housing need

The site is allocated for housing development in the new Dumfries and Galloway Local Development Plan.

Economic benefits

The site would bring with a number of benefits to the local economy

About Us

We are a family grown business with 30 years of experience in developing land and communities. Since 1987, we have grown into one of the most respected and well-known companies in the north of England thanks to our designs, our ability to sensitively plan and build developments that retain the character and style of an area, our customer service and our attention to detail. Our success is built upon our excellent reputation, knowledge and understanding of the industry. This success is underpinned by the quality and high specification of our homes, the way our developments enhance locations, and ultimately our determination to understand the needs of the communities where we build. In partnership with our subcontractors and supply chains, we always strive to go the extra mile in everything we do:

  • We employ local people
  • We use local materials where possible
  • We support local communities
  • We are a good neighbour in the communities we impact upon
  • We build beautiful homes which will continue to look great in years to come
  • We develop schemes that enhance communities
  • We build high quality, high specification, desirable homes
  • We provide ‘affordable’ homes for local people
  • We collect detailed feedback from our customers and identify and take action on areas for improvement

Our History

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This consultation is now closed for comment. However, you can still register your interest below.

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