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Strategic Site 1: Land to the north of Totton

Our Local Plan 2016-2036 Part 1: Planning Strategy has allocated this land, known as Strategic Site 1: Land to the north of Totton for residential-led mixed use development and open space consisting of:

  • at least 1,000 homes, dependent on the form, size and mix of housing provided
  • a commercial core west of Pauletts Lane including around 5 hectares of land for business and employment use
  • a community focal point in a prominent location including ground floor premises suitable for community use
  • contributions to educational provision to include two hectares of land to be reserved for a primary school
  • on-site provision of public open space

The area for the allocation can be seen below.  The area of the development parcels are lined in red.


Current development parcels

So far we are have received planning applications for six parcels of land

Parcel 1

LAND NORTH OF, LOPERWOOD LANE, CALMORE, TOTTON SO40 2RL

References: 19/10703 and 15/11797
Status: Decided

Decision: Granted Subject to Conditions

An outline planning permission for up to 80 dwellings; open space; drainage  (Allowed on appeal) - reference 15/11797.  Details granted for reserved matters for  Access, layout, scale, appearance and landscaping - reference 19/10703

Parcel 2

LAND NORTH OF, SALISBURY ROAD, CALMORE, NETLEY MARSH SO40 2RQ

Reference: 20/10997

Status: Decided

Decision: Granted Subject to Conditions

An outline permission with all matters reserved except:

  • means of access to the highway network (junction arrangements)
  • associated highway improvements
  • or the demolition of existing buildings
  • the residential (C3) development of the site with up to 280 dwellings
  • Alternative Natural Recreational Greenspace, informal and formal open space, together with associated drainage, utilities and all other associated and necessary infrastructure
  • appearance,
  • landscaping,
  • layout, and scale for
  • 271 dwellings, associated and ancillary infrastructure,
  • foul pumping station,
  • play spaces, and
  • sustainable drainage systems

Parcel 3

LAND NORTH OF COOKS LANE TOTTON SO40 2BQ

Reference: 22/10219
Status: Registered

An outline application for development of up to 196 Dwellings, including accesses from Cooks Lane and Pauletts Lane, on site highways works, provision of Public Open Space & Alternative Natural Recreational Greenspace and Drainage, with details of access and layout only.

Parcel 4

LAND NORTH OF THE HOLLIES, HILL STREET, CALMORE SO40 2RX

Reference: 22/10747
Status: Awaiting decision

Development of 9 dwellings; open car ports, access, hard and soft landscaping and associated works.

This application was heard by our planning committee on 13 December 2023, with a decision to give delegated authority to the Service Manager Development Management to GRANT PERMISSION subject to the completion by 1/12/24 of a planning obligation entered into by way of a Section 106 Agreement and the imposition of the conditions set out in the officer report.

Parcel 5

LAND WEST OF HILL STREET, CALMORE, NETLEY MARSH

Reference: 22/10854
Status: Awaiting decision

Construction of 60 dwellings; creation of two new accesses from Hill Street, parking, landscaping, open space (including ANRG) and associated works

This application was heard by our planning committee on 8 November 2023, with a decision to give delegated authority to the Service Manager Development Management to GRANT PERMISSION subject to the completion of a planning obligation entered into by way of a Section 106 Agreement and the imposition of the conditions set out in the officer report.

Parcel 6

BROOK HOUSE, SALISBURY ROAD, CALMORE, NETLEY MARSH SO40 2RQ

Reference: 23/10540
Status: Awaiting decision

Development comprising 9 units, parking, landscaping and access via existing enlarged entrance; retention and extension to Brook House to provide a two-storey rear extension

This application was heard by our planning committee on 13 December 2023 with a decision to give delegated authority to the Service Manager Development Management to GRANT PERMISSION subject to the completion of a planning obligation entered into by way of a Section 106 Agreement and the imposition of the conditions set out in the officer report.

 

Updates

The latest updates are below:

 

April 2024

  • The required remedial works to facilitate practical completion and the ongoing transfer are being arranged by the Council.
  • The remaining issues/actions to enable the transfer of the POS (Public Open Space) are being progressed by the Open Spaces Officer and the Planning Case Officer.
  • The developer is responsible for maintenance of the POS until the land is transferred.
  • The Open Spaces Officer is monitoring the development in the short term.

 

March 2024

  • The developer has agreed to pay NFDC to undertake remedial works on site to facilitate practical completion.  The remaining issues/actions to enable the transfer of the POS (Public Open Space) are being progressed by the Open Spaces Officer and the Planning Case Officer.
  • The development is now fully occupied. The developer is responsible for maintenance of the POS until the land is transferred.  On transfer a payment of monies for the future maintenance of the site will be payable to NFDC.

 

February 2024

  • The Planning Case Officer and the Open Spaces Officer are continuing to liaise with the developer to progress the transfer of the POS (Public Open Space).
  • The development is now fully occupied. The developer is responsible for maintenance of the POS until the land is transferred.

 

December 2023

  • We are liaising with the developer and their contractor to progress the works required to the POS (public open space) to achieve practical completion and enable to transfer of the land.
  • The Phase 4 houses are completed. Plots 1-5 and 7-20 are occupied. There is 1 dwelling left to occupy.

 

November 2023

  • A snag list with the proposed cost to remedy the defects (if carried out by NFDC) has been sent to the Developer. This gives them the option of transferring the land more quickly, and NFDC carrying out the remedial works due on site. Whoever carries out the work, it is expected to be implemented this current planting season.
  • Phase 4: The Phase 4 houses are completed. 

 

October 2023

  • planting is due to be carried out this coming planting  season (October through to March) with October and November being the preferable months for this work to be carried out.
  • Detailed markups of failures and missing trees/bushes/hedgerow/wildflower areas on the agreed planting plans will be sent to the developer with a request that the planting is undertaken as soon as  conditions allow. 
  • The landscaping and levelling of the POS (Public Open Space) areas has been carried out.
  • Phase 4: The Phase 4 houses are completed. 

 

August 2023

  • The bio-retention pond in Phase 4 has been dug. The soil separator material and pond liner have been installed.
  • The roadways are still due to have their top surfacing laid. The drainage manhole covers have been raised in preparation for this.

 

June 2023

  • The bio-retention pond in Phase 4 is being dug at the moment. 
  • The pathway in the Eastern SANG (Suitable Alternative Natural Green space) has been constructed and the area has been tidied up.
  • The kerb is being constructed along the spine road between Phase 2 and Phase 3.
  • The roadways and pavements are still being constructed in Phase 4.

 

May 2023

Highways works being carried out at the entrance of the site during a recent visit. Traffic controls in place.

  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are completed and occupied.
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-73 are completed and occupied.
  • Phase 3: Five out of the six flats (in Plots 28-33) are occupied. Plots 23-27 and 34-44 are occupied. Plots 45- 52
  • have been handed over to the housing association. Plot 49 is occupied.
  • Phase 4: The Phase 4 houses are at internal and external stages. Plots 9-13 have been handed over.
  • I checked Plots 9-15 and Plots 50-52 against the elevation plans.
  • The roadways and pavements are being constructed in phase 4.

 

April 2023

  • The Oak tree remedial works to improve its health have been carried out and it has been mulched.
  • The planting in the SANG (trees and shrubs) is due to commence this week.
  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are completed and occupied.
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-73 are completed. All of them are now occupied.
  • Phase 3: Five out of the six flats (in Plots 28-33) are occupied. Plots 23-27, 34 and 35 are also occupied. Plots 36- 43 have been handed over to the housing association.
  • The contractor has laid the highway table (raised junction) at the top end of the site, and has completed the construction of the road in that area, ready in time for the new residents' occupation.
  • Plots 44- 52 are at the internal and external stages being prepped ready for handover. The garden fencing is being installed.
  • Phase 4: Plots 3- 13 and 16-20 are at the internal and external stages. Plots 1, 2, 14 and 15 continue to have their brick facings and exterior brickwork constructed.

 

March 2023

Parcel 1

  • The tree planting should be completed by the end of March.
  • The tree protection fencing has been replaced around the Oak tree in the Eastern SANG.
  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are completed and occupied.
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-73 are completed. All of them are now occupied.
  • Phase 3: Plots 21-52 are at the internal and external stages.
  • Phase 4: Plots 1-8 and 14-20 are at roofline. They are having their brick facings constructed. Plots 9-13 are at the internal and external stages.
  • The hard landscaping, including the kerbs and pathways are being constructed, along with some external detailing. The garages and retaining walls are still being constructed.
  • The planting to Plots 21-27 and 28-35 has commenced.
  • The hard landscaping, including the kerbs and pathways are being constructed, along with some external detailing. The garages and retaining walls are still being constructed.
  • The retaining walls for the gardens are still being constructed.

 

January 2023

Parcel 1

  • The grass seeding, the wildflower meadow seeding and the planting have been contracted out and
    programmed in. 
  • The Western SANG tree area has been cleared/tidied up. The Play equipment has been delivered to site and
    its installation has commenced. One of the Play areas in the Eastern SANG has also commenced construction.
  • The kerbs for the spur roads at the Northern end of the site continue construction.
  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are completed and occupied.  Phase 2: Plots 53-73 are completed. All of them are now occupied.  Phase 3: Plots 21-49 are at the internal and external stages. Plots 50-52 are at the internal and external
    stages and are having their brick facings constructed.
  • The hard landscaping, including the kerbs and pathways are being constructed, along with some external detailing. The garages and retaining walls are still being constructed.
  • Phase 4: Plots 1, 2 and 9-20 are at roofline. They are having their brick facings constructed. Plots 3-8 are at roofline.
  • The retaining walls for the gardens are being constructed.

Parcel 2

This parcel was granted outline permission on 16 January 2023.

 

December 2022

Parcel 1

  • The pathways in the remaining SANG areas have been partially constructed. The hoggin is down and the top layer is due to be laid.
  • The headwalls in the Western and Eastern pond have been installed and connected to the drainage system.
  • The kerbs for the spur roads at the Northern end of the site are being constructed.
  • The street lighting has commenced installation in Phase 2.
  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are completed and occupied.
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-73 are built. All of them are occupied apart from Plots 53 and 58.
  • Phase 3: Plots 21-50 are at the internal and external stages. The hard landscaping, including the kerbs and pathways are being constructed. The garages and retaining walls are also being constructed. Plots 44 and 46-51 are having their brick facings constructed. Plots 51 and 52 are at roofline.
  • Phase 4: Plots 9-15 have their wooden frames constructed. They are all at roofline. The brick facings are being constructed. Plots 1-4 and 16-20 are at roofline. Plots 5-8 have their slabs in.

 

November 2022

Parcel 1

  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are completed and occupied.
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-73 are built. Some are occupied and some are being prepped for occupation. 60-73 have already been handed over to the Housing Association. All these Plots, 60-73 are now occupied. Plots 53-59 were handed over to Aster Homes on 27th October. These Plots will start being occupied in the short term.
  • Phase 3: Plots 21-35 are at the internal and external stages. Plots 36-52 are having their facings constructed.  The garages and retaining walls are being constructed.
  • Phase 4: Plots 9-15 have their wooden frames constructed. They are all at roofline. Plots 16-20 have their bases in ready for the frames. Plots 1-8 slabs are still being completed.
  • The seeding for the wildflower meadow areas and the grass seeding has been booked in for the short term.
  • The Western SANG (Suitable Alternative Natural Green space) will have some fence repairs carried out once the onsite inspection with Aster Homes has taken place. The hoggin top layer material is now in stock and this
    will be laid on the pathways through the SANG.
  • The planting has been booked in to be carried out after the fence has been repaired and the hoggin top layer has been finished.
  • The three sets of equipment for the play areas have been ordered and likely to be installed in early January.
  • The headwalls in the Western pond have been installed. 

 

September 2022

Parcel 1

  • All phases of the build are now being constructed and all Plots have commenced construction.
  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are complete. 
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-73 are at the internal and external stages. The garden fences and walls are now in situ. The top layer of the Eastern spur road has been laid. The footpath is being constructed along the spine road adjoining these plots. 
  • Phase 3: Plots 24 and 27 continue to have their facings constructed. Plots 28-46 have their wooden frames in and are at roofline. Their facings will be constructed after this is complete. Plots 21, 22 and 25 are at roofline. Plots 51 and 52 have their slabs and DPCs (Damp Proof Courses) in. Plots 47-50 are being prepped ready for their scaffolding.
  • The spur road leading to Plots 51 and 52 is still being constructed.
  • Phase 4: Plots 9-15 have their scaffolding erected ready for the house frames to be constructed. Plots 1, 2, 7, 8 and 16-20 are being prepped ready for their scaffolding. Plots 3-6 have their slabs in.

 

August 2022

Parcel 1

  • Phase 1:Plots 74-80 are complete. Plots 74, 76,79and 80are occupied and the remaining plots are being prepped ready for occupation in the short term.
  • Phase 2:Plots 53-73 are at the internal and external stages. The hard landscaping, parking areasandslabs for the garages are being constructed. Plots 54-57 are having their facings painted.
  • Phase 3:Plots 22, 23, 24, and 27-33are having their facings constructed. The facings have been completed for Plots 20, 21, 25 and 26. Plots 34-44are at roofline. Their facings will be constructed after this is complete. Plots 45-52 have their slabs and DPCs in. Plots 45-48 are being prepped ready for their scaffolding.
  • The spur road leading to Plots 51 and 52 is still being constructed.
  • Phase 4:Plots 1 and 2, and 19 and 20have their footings in. The water and drainage points and drainage inspection chambers are in. Plots 7 and 8, and 16-18 are having their DPCs (damp proof courses) constructed.
  • The spur road adjoining Plots 1 and 2 has commenced construction.

 

July 2022

Parcel 1

  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are having their final preparations carried out ready for snagging and handover. The hard landscaping is in and the soft landscaping is continuing
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-73 are at the internal and external stages. All their facings are now complete. Services are going in. The boundary wall to the rear gardens has been constructed and the rear gardens have had topsoil brought in ready for the soft landscaping to take place. Plots 62-67 have their porch roofs constructed as per the agreed details.
  • The pavement adjoining Plots 60 and 61 is being tarmacked.
  • Phase 3: Plots 21-27 are at roofline and are having their facings constructed. Plots 28-35 are at roofline. The internal framework construction is still continuing. Plots 36-44 are having their scaffolding erected ready for the interior modular frames to be installed. Plots 45-52 have their slabs in.
  • The spur road alongside Plots 50-52 is being tarmacked.
  • Phase 4: Plots 9-13 have their slabs completed. Plots 14 and 15 are having their slabs constructed. Plots 7, 8 and 16-20 have their foundations in. Their slabs have commenced construction and the drainage is being installed. Plots 1 and 2 have their foundations in and have commenced construction of their slabs.
  • The Western SANG has been separated from the construction area completely now, ready to be opened to the public before first occupation. The areas requiring a tarmac top layer have been laid. The site has planned for access to the SANG to come from the existing footpath running alongside the site (parallel to the A326).

 

June 2022

Parcel 1

  • Plots 74-80 are at the internal and external stages. They have their hard landscaping in. The soft landscaping is currently being carried out.
  • Plots 53-57 and 70-71 are having their external facing walls constructed. Plots 58-69 are at the internal and external stages.
  • Plots 23 and 24 are at roofline. Plots 21, 22, and 25-27 have their roofs on and are due to have their external facings constructed. Plots 28-33 continue construction of their modular interior walls.
  • Plots 34 and 35 have the scaffolding installed ready for delivery of the modular interior frames. Plots 36-39 are having their scaffolding installed currently. Plots 40-49 have their DPCs (damp proof courses) in. Plot 50 has its slab in. Plots 51-52 are having their slabs constructed.
  • Plots 9-15 have their slabs in. Plots 16-18 have their foundations completed.
  • The spur road adjoining Plots 50-52 continues construction.

 

May 2022

Parcel 1

  • The construction of the remaining pathways through the Western SANG (Suitable Alternative Natural Green space) continues. Both SANG areas have been fenced off to protect them during the whole of the build, as required.
  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 are at the internal and external stages. The rear fencing to the gardens is due to go in shortly when the materials become available. 
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-59 and 64- 73 are at roofline. Plots 60-63 are at the internal and external stages.
  • Phase 3: Plots 21 -27 are at roofline. Plots 28-44 and Plot 49 have their slabs in with Plots 28-33 (the flats) being prepped for the installation of the structural wooden sections. Plots 45-48 have their DPC (damp proof course) in. Plots 50-52 have now commenced construction of their slabs.
    The kerbs for the spur road alongside Plots 50, 51, 52 are continuing construction.
  • Phase 4: Plots 9-15 have their foundations in and the drainage access points have been installed.

April 2022

Parcel 1

  • Phase 4 construction has commenced.
  • The mains drainage line continues construction along the Southern end of the site.
  • The Eastern boundary fence is in situ. Planting is due in at a later date.
  • The 1st phase is due to be handed over in May with expected occupation about 8 weeks later.
  • Phase 2: Plots 53-59 and 70-73 have their roofs on, with facings still due to be constructed. Plots 60 and 61 are at the internal and external stages. The roof line steps slightly due to the slope there. Plots 62-63 are also at the internal and external stages. Plots 64-69 have their roofs on and are currently having their facings constructed.
  • Phase 3: Plots 21, 22 and 25-27 have their wooden internal structures built and are now at roofline. Plots 23, 24, and 28-44 have their slabs in. Plots 45-49 are having their slabs constructed. The excavation of the foundations for Plots 51 and 52 has commenced.

March 2022

Parcel 1

  • The mains drainage line continues construction along the Southern end of the site.
  • The Eastern boundary fence is in situ. Planting is due in at a later date.
  • Phase 1: Plots 74-80 have their main structure in situ. Plots 74, 75 and 80 have brick facings to be constructed. 
  • Phase 2: Plots 54-61 are at roofline. The structure of the buildings is in situ and the facings are due to be constructed. Plot 53 has its slab in ready for the ground floor walls to be constructed. Plots 62 and 63 have their roofs in situ. Plots 64- 73 are at roofline. They are due to have their facings constructed. 
  • Phase 3: Plots 21-27 have their slabs in, ready for construction of the ground floor walls. Plots 28-39 have their foundations in, ready for floor slabs to be constructed. Plots 40-50 are having their foundations constructed.
  • The spur road to access Plots 51 and 52 is being created.

 

February 2022

Parcel 1

  • The SSE work is now complete
  • Plots 74-80 are at roofline, with external facing walls being constructed alongside this. Plot 58 has its slab laid. Plots 60-69 are at roofline. Plots 70-73 have their inner wall structure nearly completed. Plot 53 has its slab in.  Plots 54-58 have their damp courses laid.
  • The mains drainage line has commenced construction along the Southern end of the site.
  • The  main water service line is going in alongside Plots 4-8.
  • The spur roads to the Northern end of the site are going in, both on the Western and Eastern sides of the spine road.

 

January 2022

Parcel 1

  • The electric service lines are still being laid. The work is being carried out by SSE and any queries regarding the works should be directed to them.
  • In Phase 1 Plots 75-80 are at roofline and have their windows and doors in. Plot 74 is at first floor level.
  • In Phase 2 Plots 60 and 61 are at ground floor level. Plots 62-65 have commenced above DPC (damp proof course) level. Plots 66-71 have their floor pads/slabs in. Plots 55-59 and Plots 63- 73 have their slabs in/laid. Plot 54 is having its slab laid. Plot 53 has its foundations in.
  • In Phase 3 Plots 21 and 22 have their foundations in as do Plots 24-27. The water and drainage access points to the houses are being installed in these plots.

 

December 2021

Parcel 1

  • in Phase 1 Plots 75-80 are at roofline, Plot 74 has its slab laid
  • in Phase 2 Plots 54-73 have their slabs laid
  • in Phase 3 Plots 21 and 22 have their foundations laid and slab construction has commenced, Plots 25-27 have their foundations in and groundworks have commenced for Plot 38
  • the spine road to the northern end of the site is being constructed and mains drainage is in
  • foundations for the Northern spur roads are being dug and mains drainage has commenced construction in Phase 3

 

November 2021

Parcel 1

  • the protected SANG (Suitable Alternative Natural Green space) and POS areas remain fenced off as required.
  • soil and spoil is being cleared to enable various works
  • the storm drainage construction has commenced through the centre of the site
  • the attenuation units have been installed at the Northern end of the site and surveyors are now marking out the roadways and pathways ready for construction
  • work continues on building plots 60 to 80

 

October 2021

Parcel 1

  • the protected SANG (Suitable Alternative Natural Green space) and POS areas remain fenced off as required.
  • Southern Water have installed the water service line connecting the main in the road to the site, then the footpath was reinstated, the roadway was backfilled and the temporary tarmac on the road was removed and replaced with permanent tarmac surfacing
  • the foul drainage line is now installed along the Eastern edge of the development and the storm drainage will be completed shortly
  • the entrance to the development and the spine and spur roads in that area are due to be tarmacked soon
  • the kerbstones are currently being laid along the Eastern spur road and along the spine road into the development
  • the mains drainage access points and associated gullies are also being constructed and then the base road layers will be laid
  • the POS (Public Open Space) footpath top dressing has not been laid yet, this may be due to stock lead-in levels
  • work continues on building plots 60 to 80 
     

 

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