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New Housing Development Consultation – Stirling Road, Larbert

Gladman Scotland held a Public exhibition today (28th June 2016) to consult with the local community on its plans for houses on existing farm land adjacent to Stirling Road in Larbert.

The plans being proposed include:
• Around 90 new homes.
• Mix of housing types – from terraced to detached properties (limited to 2 storeys).
• 25% affordable homes.
• New junction and access road from Stirling Road.
• Footpath links between Stirling Road and Larbert Loch.
• Area of parkland to the west between the development and Larbert Loch.

If you missed today’s exhibition, you can view the exhibition boards by clicking here: http://www.your-views.co.uk/uploads/images/Larbert/160627_Larbert-June%20Consultation%20Board.pdf

You can provide feedback and respond to the consultation up to 22nd July 2016 by filling out the online questionnaire which can be found by clicking here: http://www.your-views.co.uk/larbert-comment/

Following the consultation period, it is intended that an application for Planning Permission in Principle would be submitted in due course to Falkirk Council by Gladmand Scotland which would include a Pre-Application Consultation (PAC) report. This PAC report will include details of how comments and suggestions have been taken on board.

Please share this information with any residents you know who may be interested in responding to this consultation.

[If you have any comments you would also like the Community Council to consider in relation to this proposal, please leave a comment here or e-mail us at lst-cc@virginmedia.com]

Stirling Road, Larbert – Proposed Residential Development, Access, Landscaping and Associated Works on Land at Stirling Road.

The Community Council has received a proposal of application notice relating to a proposed residential development on land at Stirling Road in Larbert.

Following the 12-week consultation period, the developers intend to seek planning permission in principle for the development.

A site location plan is attached below to this post showing the application site boundary in red. The developer has advised that not all of the land would be proposed for development, and that substantial areas would be retained and enhanced as open public space.

The developers are keen to hear the views of local residents and as part of the 12-week public consultation period, they will be holding a formal public exhibition of the proposals at Larbert Bowling Club on Tuesday 28th June 2016 between 3pm and 7pm. All are welcome to attend.

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Proposed Flats in Old Police Station/Registry Office in Stenhousemuir

Falkirk Council has put their designs on display at the One Stop Shop in Stenhousemuir for the 18 flats (9 1-bedroom and 9 2-bedroom flats) they hope to build on the site of the former Police Station and Registry Office in Stenhousemuir. They intend to retain the existing Main Street façade of the building with a new build behind the facade. The flats would be built over 3 floors (with a lift) and would be social housing owned and managed by Falkirk Council.

The designs will be on display for another few weeks at the One Stop Shop and Falkirk Council is welcoming comments on the proposals.

The Community Council will discuss the proposals as well at our next meeting on Monday 26th January. Please note this is a community consultation at this stage in advance of the finalisation of the plans by Falkirk Council.

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Falkirk Local Development Plan – Consultation on Supplementary Guidance

Falkirk Council is preparing and consulting on a range of Supplementary Guidance (SG) which will accompany the Local Development Plan (LDP). At this stage, they have published, and are seeking comments on the following three draft Supplementary Guidance notes: Continue reading

Proposed New Council Housing Development

Falkirk Council’s proposals for the redevelopment into housing of the old Stenhousemuir Police Station and Registry Office site, will be on display at the Council’s Housing Office in Stenhousemuir Town Centre on Monday 19th January 2015 between 9:30am-1:00pm and 2:00-4:00pm.

The Council’s architect and a housing officer will be in attendance to provide details on the proposal, and answer any queries.

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June Meeting Notfication

June Meeting Notification

The June meeting of Larbert, Stenhousemuir and Torwood Community Council will be held in the Rennie Lounge of Larbert Old Church on Monday 30th June 2014 at 7:15pm.

As well as our regular agenda items and matters arising from previous meetings, we have a number of guest speakers attending the June meeting:

  • Kirsty MacKay and Kenny MacDonald from Network Rail will provide us with an update on the bridge works in Larbert.
  • Grant Keenan from Strathyre Properties will provide us with an update on the house building taking place in and around Larbert House.
  • Police Scotland will be providing their monthly update.

All are welcome to attend the meeting and to contribute to discussions or to raise any issues.

If you unable to attend but have any matters you wish to raise, please e-mail us as soon as possible on lst-cc@virginmedia.com  or post a comment on our website or Facebook page.

Consultation on Allocations Policy Review for Falkirk Council’s housing stock & call for focus group volunteers

Falkirk Council’s housing allocation policy is 4-years old and they are looking at it again to ensure that it continues to meet local housing needs.

You can view Falkirk Council’s existing policy at: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk/services/corporate_neighbourhood/housing/homespot/pdf/allocations_policy.pdf

In order to respond to Falkirk Council’s consultation, there is an online questionnaire which must be completed by 6 June 2014. The link to the questionnaire is: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/allocationspolicy  Continue reading