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KIN011 - Fife Council Site Assessment
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March 2005 'Site Appraisal' - conducted since publication of the consultative draft EFLP

EFLP 04 KIN 011 - North of Station Road

KIN011

SITE POTENTIAL AND IMPACT ON COMMUNITY/SETTLEMENT

CONCLUSION:

Could put forward E strip of site as possible development site for housing

Comment: Possible extension of settlement by limited amount along E edge of site would not have adverse impact on settlement form.

ASSESSMENT SCORE (total from table below) = 49

Present Use: Agriculture - arable.



Condition and Setting Assessment Score 1 - 5 (1 unacceptable, 3 neutral, 5 acceptable)

Slope and Shape

5

Slowly rising from E to high ground two thirds the way across the site, then falling to W for last third. Rectangular shape.

Altitude and Exposure

3

Quite exposed to west where site is elevated half metre above Station Road.

Un-neighbourly uses

5

None.

Relationship to Townscape Garden Form

2

Limited relationship along E edge. Would extend the settlement significantly to the west.

Landscape Fit for Landform / Topography

3

Neutral.

Landscape Fit - Intervisibility

2

Would be visible from Station Road and from the main road to N and S of settlement.

Landscape Fit - Skyline

2

Could breach the skyline to the west especially.

Defined Boundary

3

Station Road/track on E side. Boundary to N open. Existing site too large for appropriate development.

On Site Constraints

4

Overhead cables across western quarter of site.

Ground Conditions / Natural Features

5

None.

Trees

5

None.

Green Space

5

None.

Access

5

From Station Road or track along E edge.

Other

-

Possible extension of settlement by limited amount along E edge of site would not have adverse impact on settlement form.

NOTE: Above information was extracted from official EFLP 'site appraisal' for site (dated 3/3/05)


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