Angus Council has authorised plans for 3 new houses to be constructed on the positioning of a former cattery.
The indifferent homes will likely be constructed on the positioning of the Cats Lodge at Balruddery.
The cattery was a robust enterprise previous to the COVID-19 pandemic, which compelled the house owners to shut completely.
The applying web site occupies 1 / 4 of the previous walled backyard at Balruddery Property. Homes have already been constructed within the the rest of the backyard. Following a earlier planning refusal, Angus Council has given delegated approval to the plans.
A static caravan and conservatory presently occupy the positioning, nevertheless these will likely be eliminated, The Courier experiences.
Dundee-based planning brokers Arktx stated the housing plan will take away the “noisy neighbour” cattery.
Their submission reads: “It was felt that having a really busy industrial enterprise with 1000’s of car actions in the course of a residential space would have a continued detrimental impact on close by housing, home values and size of time to promote.
“Varied improvement choices have been investigated. It was concluded that the prudent and wise choice was to redevelop the positioning for an acceptable residential use.”
The design of the three one-and-a-half-storey homes will likely be primarily based on different houses authorised for the realm. Every could have a plot measurement of greater than 800sq m. Beforehand unsuccessful plans have been modified to take away backland entry to the positioning.
Planning officers stated the proposal is generally compliance with the event plan.
They added: “The proposal would facilitate new housing on a brownfield web site within the countryside, which might be sited in an current cluster of buildings and take away a extra intensive industrial use from the agricultural web site.”