South Derbyshire District Council's emerging Local Plan provides a blueprint of where new development should go up to 2028. The Plan identifies that at least 12,600 new homes will be required across the district between 2011 and 2028 with the majority on the edge of Derby.
The Plan allocates the ‘Land to the West of Mickleover' for up to 1,650 new homes, 550 of which already have permission or a resolution to grant planning permission. This site is part of that allocation and can accommodate up to 1,100 high quality new homes, a primary school, a local centre which could house a doctor's surgery, neighbourhood shopping, a café/restaurant, a pub and a community facility.
It would be a high quality development, designed to complement the character of the area and can deliver:
The planning application details the infrastructure, environmental protection and management which will be delivered alongside homes, new public/green spaces, primary school and local centre. This is informed by extensive technical studies which ensure the scheme integrates with the existing settlement and mitigates it’s effects on the area. These include: