Dundee Western Gateway ‘village’ plan fleshed out
August 4 2014second planning application for the sprawling site.
Dykes of Gray will occupy 47 acres of farmland, introducing a range of 2-5 bedroom detached, semi-detached and terraced properties. A civic space, village green, shops and a nursery are also expected.
The second application concerns fields to the north of the first which will form the hub of the wider master plan, incorporating a village square with connecting streets and shared court areas radiating from this.
Externally properties will be finished in dry dash and smooth render, small areas of masonry and timber, flat profile roof tiles or slate and grey windows with natural timber cladding.
In their design statement Springfield state: “In order to establish a sustainable community we have chosen to provide a broad range of house types, village amenities, services, a village heart, a village green and integrate these to arrive at a contemporary design which has the spirit of a historic rural village.”
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