Residential Development Opportunity (with Outline Planning Permission)
The site offers a fantastic development opportunity in a very popular location within Nailsea. The site is situated to the south of Trendlewood Way and occupies a broadly rectangular parcel of undeveloped land comprising two fields separated by established hedgerows. To the northwest of the site is a small, mature hardwood copse. The woodland totals approximately 0.63 acres and is to be retained within the proposed development. The site is broadly level and extends to approximately 3.14 acres (1.27 hectares) gross with an estimated net developable area of up to 1.58 acres (0.64 hectares). Vehicular and pedestrian access is from Trendlewood Way to the north of the site. The road is well used, providing access to numerous cul de sacs. The sole access into the site is via a field gate off Trendlewood Way. The site is roughly rectangular and is bounded to the north by Trendlewood Way, with the other boundaries mainly abutting existing housing.
Nailsea is a popular commuter town situated within the unitary authority of North Somerset and is located approximately 11 miles northeast of Weston Super Mare and 8 miles southwest of Bristol. Nailsea is located between junctions 19 21 of the M5, which connect south to Exeter and north to Birmingham. The A370 is situated approximately 1 mile south of the site, running parallel to the railway southwest to Weston Super Mare and northeast to Bristol. The nearest airport is Bristol, 4 7 miles to the south Nailsea is a commuter town which benefits from Nailsea and Backwell rail station, located 0 5 miles south of the site in Backwell, which runs services from Taunton to Cardiff Central, Weston Super Mare to Bristol Parkway and direct services to and from London Paddington The site is situated on the southern fringe of Nailsea, to the south of Trendlewood Way which provides access from Station Road. The surrounding area is predominately residential in nature and consists of detached bungalows to the north fronting Trendlewood Way and large, two storey detached properties to the east, south and west on Bucklands Batch and Bucklands Drive. Within 1.2 miles there are two secondary schools, Nailsea School and Backwell School. There are a number of primary schools within Nailsea, the nearest primary school to site is St Francis Catholic Primary School which lies approximately 0.3 miles to the north.
An outline planning application (18/P/5234/OUT) was submitted in 2018 for the erection of 24 residential dwellings and associated development with details of access for approval and other matters of scale, appearance, landscaping and layout reserved for subsequent approval. The outline application was granted by Nailsea Town Council in August 2021. A copy of the decision notice is in the data room along with a copy of the S106 signed Heads of Terms which includes the provision of 30% affordable housing, to include a mix of 82% social rented and 18% shared ownership homes. The development will be set back from Trendlewood Way, reflecting the context of the local area and will provide a logical and cohesive in fill development within the town. The masterplan indicates a range of property types through a variety of semi detached and detached units.
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