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Policy BAR06: South of North Devon District Hospital

Area specific policy, Local Plan, North Devon, North Devon and Torridge Local Plan, Torridge

(1) Land south of North Devon District Hospital, (about 4.5 hectares) as identified on Policies Map 1, is allocated for high quality residential development that includes:

(a) approximately 105 dwellings, the size and tenure of which will be reflective of local needs; and

(b) provision within the site for physical infrastructure, community facilities, and green infrastructure required by the development.

(2) The site will be developed to deliver the following site specific development principles:

(a) provide a mix of house types, tenures and sizes of open market and affordable homes contributing towards the identified local needs; and

(b) provide a sustainable water strategy that reduces water usage, manages surface water runoff through water storage and sustainable drainage systems in combination with tree planting to reduce the risk of flooding along Old Mill Leat, River Yeo and elsewhere in Barnstaple.

(3) The transport and connectivity strategy for the site will provide:

(a) vehicular access from a new junction on North Road; and

(b) a footpath across the site linking to the existing footpath along the western boundary.

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