More homes approved in Doncaster town next to site where 400 have already been given green light

More homes have been approved in a Doncaster town close to a next site where 400 properties have already been given planning permission.
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Outline permission was originally granted most recently as November 2020 for the wider site for up to 400 homes between Linden Homes and Barratt And David Wilson Homes.

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The proposal itself includes 55 homes located to the southern end of the development site, being a mixture of two storey properties of detached, semi-detached and terraced types.

The area in Hatfield earmarked for the developmentThe area in Hatfield earmarked for the development
The area in Hatfield earmarked for the development

The A18 Doncaster Road is adjacent to the west, with the residential edge of Hatfield on the opposite side.

The site is located within the Countryside Policy Area as defined by Doncaster’s Unitary Development Plan but the area has been earmarked for housing in the emerging Local Plan.

No representations were received from Hatfield Town Council or from members of the public.

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The applicant will be required to enter into a section 106 agreement to provide £145,716 for the provision of school places at Dunsville Primary.

Liam Tate from Barratt And David Wilson Homes, said: “The proposal explained has been through extensive pre application discussions with officers in key consultees including urban design and highways.

“We’ve held various meetings, telephone calls and had advice from specialists in the scheme now before us, as has been developed with the full support of all those key consultees.

“We feel the scheme is well proposed and this forms sustainable development given proposed allocation and will provide much needed additional affordable housing within the district for the market.”

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Doncaster Council planning officer Mark Sewell, said: “The proposed layout offers adequate protection of residential amenity as a result of its design and layout, and will be of a design which sits sympathetically with existing development, following the principles established by the wider outline consent for the site.”

All 10 councillors voted in favour of the development.

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