Proposals for 16 substantial-conclude houses to be created at dilapidated Broughty Ferry walled garden

Sixteen superior-close new houses could be crafted on the web page of a dilapidated walled backyard on the outskirts of Broughty Ferry.

Kirkwood Households has submitted a planning software to Dundee City Council to establish the new three, 4 and five bed room houses at the previous Linlathen House’s walled garden.

The developer is now constructing 150 new houses at Linlathen Grove, on the web page of the former home, exactly where the walled yard, like its comprehensive greenhouses and sheds, has fallen into a point out of disrepair.

In its design assertion, the developer reported: “The website was initially produced as the walled yard serving Linlathen Residence.

“The property has prolonged due to the fact been demolished and changed by redevelopment.

“The web-site has hence traditionally been physically characterised by its prior use.

“It is having said that evidently no extended expected or useful for its earlier use and is semi-derelict.

“The web site consequently [is] considerably dilapidated and can no extended provide its historic use, a previous use that has not been utilised for many years.

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“It is consequently a brownfield internet site that in theory is correct for redevelopment.”

Really should the proposals be permitted by preparing bosses, the walled garden would be completely demolished and the 16 luxury properties, such as 9 four-bedroom properties and five five-bed room homes, built in its location.

The style and design statement claims the growth will be “distinctive, protected and pleasurable, effortless to move all over, welcoming, adaptable and source efficient”.

Kirkwood Houses has also stated it will not offer very affordable properties on the internet site on the other hand, because there is at this time an above-offer of these in the Dundee place.

In its assertion it extra: “The community enhancement strategy has established the delivery of the housing offer concentrate on for Dundee metropolis at a ratio of 25% cost-effective homes to 75% industry households.

“The proposal is for 100% non-public, substantial-conclude market housing and hence seeks to redress the present town-wide imbalance, at the moment approximately 50% social and 50% private market housing, and aid in addressing the undersupply of market housing in just the metropolis.”

The proposals will now be viewed as by Dundee Town Council.