Developer considers change after all with neighborhood entrance of thoughts

Builders of a former care dwelling in Newton Mearns have gone again to the drafting board and devised another plan after listening to native residents.

Dundas Estates is now looking for views on a proposal to construct simply 18 indifferent houses on the location of the previous Mearnskirk Home Care Residence after contemplating the views of the local people who raised issues in regards to the unique venture.

The property of five-bedroom houses in landscaped grounds might be developed as an alternative choice to the proposed improvement of 65 flats.

A digital session course of throughout February and March highlighted views held by neighbours regarding the design and density of the residence scheme. Responders requested for a extra conventional design, together with pitched roofs as a substitute of flat roofs, purple brick to align with adjoining listed buildings and a stronger frontage to Mearnskirk Highway.

The choice proposal now put ahead by Dundas Estates additionally addresses issues about automobile parking and elevated site visitors circulate.

Mike Andrews, Land and Growth Supervisor at Dundas Estates, stated: “We’ve listened to the local people and have devised this different proposal which we really feel goes an extended solution to taking up board their views about how they would like the event of the previous Mearnskirk Home website to proceed.

“The preliminary response from residents and neighbours has been very supportive and we’d encourage others to contribute ideas on our different imaginative and prescient of how this brownfield website might be returned to make use of.

“Once we launched a public session on our preliminary plan, we made clear that we needed to completely have interaction with the local people and the trade of views and knowledge obtained was extraordinarily useful in shaping the construction and type of this different proposal.

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“We consider another model of improvement – which is decrease in density – is probably achievable and is sympathetic to and respectful of the setting of the previous hospital buildings and the broader Mearnskirk Property.”

Maintaining the neighborhood as a core precedence, the housing developer can even be figuring out an acceptable location for the domestically much-loved Peter Pan bronze statue which was quickly faraway from the grounds by Dundas for protected preserving previous to demolishing the care dwelling.

Following on from the session, plans can be reviewed and a proper planning software can be submitted to East Renfrewshire Council, after which representations may be made direct to the Council.

Dundas Estates is a multi-award successful, pleasant and unbiased homebuilder which creates houses that make individuals really feel nice and is concentrated on constructing welcoming, built-in communities. It’s proudly unbiased and Scottish-owned, with a observe document of constructing well-designed houses.

For extra info on the plans and on the way to attend the session go to: www.mearnskirkroad.information