Proposal for 50 new homes in Staverton

The illustrative plan for the new homes
The illustrative plan for the new homes

An application has been submitted for 50 new homes on the edge of Staverton.

The homes would be built on land lying between the village’s primary school and the edge of Staverton Park Golf Course.

The plans have been submitted to Daventry District Council by Andrew Granger & Co.

The firm says it has worked closely with Staverton Parish Council and the local primary school before submitting the application, which includes allocating land to facilitate the school expansion.

Stephen Mair, a planner at Andrew Granger & Co, said: “We believe that in working with the local community and primary school we have drawn up a scheme, which will assist in delivering new homes in a sustainable location where local people have identified a strong need for bungalows and starter homes.

“As a result of the nationwide shortage of rural housing, we are of the opinion that there would be strong demand for these homes if plans are successful, especially when you factor in the popularity of living near golf courses.”

Planners at Andrew Granger & Co’s Market Harborough office identified the site and worked with the landowner and developer Avant Homes to bring forward the scheme, which if successful, will be built by Ben Bailey Homes, part of the Avant group.

As part of the process in preparing the planning application for submission the illustrative layout pictured here was drawn up.

The blue arrow indicates the only road access to the new homes which would be onto Daventry Road, which leads to the A425, while the yellow and pink arrows show a footpath towards the village, and a link to the golf course respectively.

Once the application has been checked by DDC’s officers, members of the public will be able to have their say on the plans.