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Fawley Waterside planning application

Fawley Waterside Ltd has submitted its outline planning applications to redevelop the former Fawley Power Station.

As the proposals encompass land within the New Forest District and New Forest National Park, separate applications have been submitted to both authorities.

The application is to redevelop the power station site, including:

  • 1,500 homes
  • 103,000 square metres of new commercial, civic and employment space
  • a canal and dock and a boat stack
  • community infrastructure including a primary school, public open space and land that would be used to create wildlife habitats.

The proposed development would be served by a new access off the B3053.

View the planning application and all the supporting documents to:

Summary: ‘Land within the New Forest National Park Authority area comprising 120 new homes, 300 square metres of new civic space (Use Class D1), 200 square metres of drinking establishments (Use Class A4), a two form entry primary school, early years provision, public open space and habitat enhancement of existing land, hard and soft landscaping, Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace, a saline lagoon, tidal creek, flood defences / sea wall, raising site levels, reconfiguration of the existing access and creation of a new access from the B3053 and access road through the site, associated infrastructure and engineering works.’

Summary: ‘Land within the New Forest District Council area comprising the demolition of the existing power station buildings and provision of 1,380 new homes, 102,600 square metres of new commercial, civic and employment space (Use Classes A1,A2, A3, A4, B1, B2, B8, C1, C3, D1 and D2), enlargement of the dock and creation of a canal within part of the turbine hall basement, refurbishment of the remainder of the turbine hall basement to create a 2,100 space car park, a boat stack, public open space, Suitable Area of Natural Greenspace, primary access road through the site, flood defences / sea wall, raising site level, hard and soft landscaping, associated infrastructure and engineering works.’

Our Local Plan sets out the suite of policies for the National Park and the latest draft is still going through the approval process. This extract from our draft Local Plan outlines our emerging policy for the site. It includes modifications agreed by the Planning Inspectorate following the recent Local Plan examination.

 



Steve
Avery
Executive Director (Strategy & Planning)

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'Our planning work promotes high standards of design in development while retaining and enhancing the Forest’s character.'

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