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(1) Land between Wrafton and Chivenor (about 27 hectares), as identified on Policies Map 3, is allocated for a mixed use development including:

(a) approximately 10 hectares of new land for economic development;

(b) approximately 150 dwellings, the size and tenure of which will be reflective of local needs; and

(c) provision within the site, or financial contributions towards, physical infrastructure, community facilities, and green infrastructure required by the development.

(2) The South-Eastern Extension will be developed in a comprehensive manner to deliver the following site specific development principles:

(a) provide new serviced employment land for business and employment opportunities that facilitate growth of higher value sectors of the northern Devon economy;

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

(c) create an active frontage along the southern boundary overlooking the Tarka Trail;

(d) enhance and make connections to the existing network of local and strategic green infrastructure through and around the site including the provision of public open spaces, biodiversity networks and recreation facilities; and

(e) provide a sustainable water strategy that reduces water usage, incorporates sustainable drainage systems and does not increase the risk of flooding elsewhere in the locality.

(3) The transport and connectivity strategy for the South-Eastern Extension will:

(a) provide a new junction on the A361 to deliver the primary vehicular access to the development;

(b) provide a new park and change facility close to the A361 junction to facilitate opportunities to use existing public transport links between Braunton and Barnstaple;

(c) establish new footpath and cycleway access points onto the Tarka Trail; and

(d) safeguard an opportunity for a future vehicular access to the land west of the site.

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