BERRYFIELDS could be set to grow after a property developer announced plans to build 170 new homes and a new village hall.
The proposal from the property company Strutt & Parker covers 20 acres of land to the east of Semington Road which is currently made up of fields that stretch east to the A350.
It is expected that approximately 170 new homes could be built with around 50 of those planned to be affordable housing. The development, if approved, will also see a new purpose-built village hall with additional parking.
The plans are at a consultation phase and a public meeting was held earlier this month after residents living nearby were notified.
Mike Robinson from Strutt & Parker said, “This consultation has been organised to inform the local community of the emerging proposals and give the opportunity to ask questons and make comments. We would welcome views which will help us inform our plans as they develop.
“The development would provide an opportunity to create new and enhance existing community facilities and services, including a purpose-built village hall for the Berryfield community. It is anticipated that the development will comprise of detached, semi-detached and short terraces and allow for a choice of housing tenures and a variation in the scale of dwellings, which would provide the opportunity to deliver both family-sized and smaller units.
“Once we have considered everyone’s views and our technical studies are complete, the intention is to submit an outline planning application to Wiltshire Council.”
Any comments on the proposal can be sent in writing to Strutt & Parker, 269 Banbury, Oxford, OX2 7LL or alternatively email email@example.com
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