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Policy NOR07: Site Adjoining Pitt Hill (Appledore)

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

(1) Land adjoining Pitt Hill, extending to about 6 hectares and as defined on Policies Map 8B, is allocated for housing development that includes:

(a) approximately 130 dwellings, providing a mix of housing type and size to reflect local need, including affordable housing; and

(b) as necessary the relocation of a Public Right of Way to support its contained presence through the site.

(2) The site will be developed in accordance with the following site specific development principles:

(a) development located and of a form that minimises any loss of landscape character of the surrounding area;

(b) areas of green infrastructure providing opportunities for biodiversity enhancement and informal recreation focused to the south of the site within the coastal and estuarine zone;

(c) vehicular access achieved from Wooda Road, by improvement to Pitt Hill and an access from Pitt Hill Road and the provision of a right hand turn from Churchill Way into Wooda; and

(d) safeguarding an appropriate vehicular access extending to the northern boundary, to enable the future delivery of the adjoining site on land east of Churchill Way.

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