Developer lodges plans for housing east of Springhill
A planning application has been lodged for the development of 110 homes on land east of Springhill on the southern edge of Berwick.
Michael Guthrie Developments has submitted a reserved matters application relating to outline planning permission which was granted in 2013.
The reserved matters relate to access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale.
A range of house types are proposed, including two-bedroom bungalows, three and four-bedroom houses and five-bedroom villas, many with sea views and prices starting from £170,000.
It is envisaged the site, close to Berwick Academy and amenities including the leisure centre, would be developed in six phases.
It would form an extension to the existing Barley Rise development.
There is no intention to create any vehicular access at the north-east corner of the adjoining Highcliffe estate.
In February, a separate application seeking permission for the first phase of the scheme, comprising nine new detached houses, was submitted.
The site borders a Scheduled Ancient Monument and the developer intends to carry out an archaeological investigation to meet a condition of planning approval.
The developer also recently redeveloped St Aidan’s House into apartments.