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Policy BRA02A: Land East and West of Staggers Lane

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

Land East and West of Staggers Lane (approximately 15 hectares), as identified on Policies Map 3, will be planned comprehensively to deliver a mixed-use development that includes:

(a) approximately 220 dwellings on land east of Staggers Lane, the size and tenure of which will be reflective of local needs;

(b) approximately 2 hectares of employment land south of Perrigo for its future expansion;

(c) vehicular access from an improved junction at Rectory Close Cross together with the provision of a pedestrian crossing of the A361;

(d) noise attenuation measures along the northern, western and eastern boundaries of land east of Staggers Lane;

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

(f) enhancing the existing network of local and strategic green infrastructure through and around the site including the provision of public open spaces and an enhanced biodiversity network;

(g) new footpath and cycle access onto the Tarka Trail;

(h) an opportunity being safeguarded for future vehicular access and/or pedestrian access to land east of the site; and

(i) social and community facilities required to support new development including contributions towards the expansion of Braunton Academy and primary and early years provision.

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