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Hopeman and Lhanbryde set for more than 80 new homes


By Jonathan Clark

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MORE than eighty new homes are set to be built in Hopeman and Lhanbryde.

Moray Council’s Planning and Regulatory Services Committee today approved planning applications for 48 homes in Hopeman and 25 affordable homes in Lhanbryde, with a further eight specialist supported housing units.

The site to the west of Hopeman is set to consist of 30 houses, six bungalows and 12 affordable homes.

The location where the new homes are set to be built on the west side of Hopeman. Image courtesy of GoogleMaps.
The location where the new homes are set to be built on the west side of Hopeman. Image courtesy of GoogleMaps.

Indications have been given by the developer, Tulloch of Cummingston, that future plans may include a further 26 houses and a nursing home, which would be applied for separately.

The site on the west of Hopeman.
The site on the west of Hopeman.

The application, which attracted concern from a number of Hopeman residents, can be viewed HERE.

Grampian Housing Association, meanwhile, has had their application to build 25 one and two-storey homes and two-storey cottages behind Urquhart Place in Lhanbryde approved.

The application also includes a further eight units which will be reserved for specialist support housing, including a staff block.

The plan for the new dwellings in Lhanbryde.
The plan for the new dwellings in Lhanbryde.

Proposals for this site, off Garmouth Road, also include a play park, pitch, footpaths and landscaping.

Full details of the application can be viewed HERE.

Chair of the Planning and Regulatory Services Committee, councillor David Bremner (SNP, Fochabers/Lhanbryde) said: “Developments like these are taking a holistic approach when introducing new communities to Moray.

"Including amenities for residents of all ages and provision for future generations is vital to ensuring a development is sustainable.

“The committee has recognised that when approving these particular developments and we look forward to seeing the communities flourish with their new residents.”


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