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(1) Land west of Roundswell Business Park, (approximately 11 hectares) as identified on Policies Map 1, is allocated for a sustainable, high quality, residential development that includes:

(a) approximately 210 dwellings, the size and tenure of which will be reflective of local needs;

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

(c) approximately 0.8 hectares for economic development.

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

(a) provide new serviced employment land that facilitates economic growth;

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

(c) retain existing hedgerows and enhance planting along the eastern and southern boundaries;

(d) establish a new western gateway into Barnstaple; and

(e) 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 Muddlebrook and elsewhere in Barnstaple.

(3) The transport and connectivity strategy for the site will provide a road link through the site between the A39 and Old Bideford Road.

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