Spoonley Farm, Llansantffraid – Residential Development
The scheme involved a residential development on a greenfield site on the edge of the picturesque village of Llansantffraid in Powys. It comprised of 70 residential homes, public open space and the reconstruction of the village shop over 2.865 hectares (7.079 acres).
J-Ross Developments Ltd assembled two different land ownerships which involved pre-application consultation with the local authority to secure detailed planning permission and negotiations of S.106 agreement to provide nine affordable units.
The next stage of the project involved Geotechnical investigations and mitigation measures to efficiently resolve the ground stability issues, grading and retaining the existing walls to provide a development plateaux.
To ensure the continual smooth running of the project, a detailed traffic improvement system was required which included a new roundabout and a road into the estate. In addition to this, the reconstruction of the village shop was successfully implemented so that there was improved access to the scheme. There was also provisions for a new public open space with play areas to meet the local authority specifications.