A NEW Scots growth has taken a significant leap ahead because it hopes to ship advantages to the area people in West Lothian.
The redevelopment of Bangour Village has progressed additional as Ambassador Group and West Lothian Council have agreed key group advantages as a part of the circumstances of the positioning’s permitted Planning Permission in Precept.
A number of recent advantages have been triggered by the Scottish Developer’s plans to reawaken the previous NHS web site.
The venture will see the restoration of listed buildings inside the 215-acre property and development of over 900 vitality environment friendly properties inside newly created linear parkways utilising well-established woodland inside the web site.
The settlement ensures the retention and refurbishment of 11 of the prevailing listed buildings – together with a grade A listed Church that can be refurbished and returned to the group.
A brand new group retail hub will even be created in addition to the development of a brand-new single stream main college inside the property utilising the positioning’s authentic grade-A listed recreation corridor.
At the least 20% of the properties inside Bangour Village Property can be devoted to reasonably priced housing, which within the present plans will equate to round 200 fashionable energy-efficient reasonably priced properties.
The settlement, which types a part of the planning circumstances, additionally particulars Ambassador’s intention to ship a district heating system for the advantage of residents, which ought to contribute in direction of a big discount in carbon emissions for the positioning as an entire.
A Group Liaison Group can be fashioned to advertise dialogue between Ambassador, Bangour Village Property residents and the broader group.
Gordon Coster, Managing Director of Ambassador Group’s Developments Division, mentioned: “This can be a main milestone in bringing our imaginative and prescient for Bangour Village Property to fruition and exhibits our dedication to integrating with the area people.
“We hope it recognises, respects and cherishes the heritage of Bangour in such a approach that our reimagining brings this iconic and much-loved web site again to life.
“These group advantages are important in establishing the required infrastructure and surroundings we want to obtain right here, bringing circa £150m of funding into the realm over the 10-year venture.
“We’re delighted to have reached an settlement with West Lothian Council as we transfer ahead by way of the detailed planning course of.
“We satisfaction ourselves on being neighbour inside the communities we construct in.
“We’re extremely excited to be progressing these plans to revive and repurpose this unimaginable web site, while partaking with the encompassing communities to drive ahead these commitments within the coming months.”
Bangour Village Property has been granted planning permission in precept for its general masterplan and Ambassador Dwelling is now working by way of the detailed plans to permit them to begin on web site.