A HOMEBUILDER has expressed satisfaction following a profitable enchantment to retain a well-used automotive park in Aberdour.
Following Cala Properties’ enchantment, Fife Council’s Evaluate Physique has now overturned the unique, delegated resolution to shut the non permanent automotive park adjoining to the event on the village’s Primary Avenue.
As a situation for planning approval of Cala Properties’ Inchcolm Inexperienced website, the developer was required to widen Primary Avenue alongside the frontage of the location. Council officers then requested provision of the non permanent automotive park to mitigate the lack of on road parking while these works have been undertaken.
Following a call by Council planning officers to show down Cala’s utility, the homebuilder lodged an enchantment which was subsequently accepted by Fife’s Planning Evaluate Physique this week (14 August).
The automotive park will can now stay on website till as much as December 2025 – after which the location shall be reinstated to its earlier use.
Steven Cooper, Planning Supervisor at Cala Properties (East) mentioned: “We actually welcome the choice Fife’s Planning Evaluate Physique has reached. Cala has at all times tried its finest to be cooperative and upfront with delicate neighborhood points corresponding to this, so we’re delighted to have had a constructive final result.
“Our function as a accountable developer is to evaluate what influence we could have on communities, and the way we are able to minimise any disruptions locals could also be involved about throughout our tasks – the automotive park is a superb instance of that.
“The non permanent automotive park not solely facilitates the contractors on website, however has additionally helped residents to unlock house on Primary Avenue outwith working hours and on the weekends.
“This can be a actually significant final result for the neighborhood, and we look ahead to participating with locals and Fife Council in the course of this construct.”
The enchantment was accepted topic to situations corresponding to provision of drainage particulars, future restoration of website and provision of visibility splays.