Moray Council’s Planning and Regulatory Services Committee has approved planning applications for 48 homes in Hopeman and 25 affordable homes in Lhanbryde, with a further 8 specialist supported housing units.
The site to the west of Hopeman will include affordable housing and indications have been given by the developer that future plans may include a care home setting, which would be applied for separately.
Full details, including site maps and photos can be found here.
Grampian Housing Association also had their application approved for 25 one and two storey homes and two-storey cottages in Lhanbryde, with a further 8 units to be reserved for specialist support housing, including a staff block.
Proposals for this site, off Garmouth Road, also include a play park, pitch, footpaths and landscaping.
Chair of the Planning and Regulatory Services Committee, Cllr David Bremner, said:
“Developments like these are taking a holistic approach when introducing new communities to Moray.
“Including amenities for residents of all ages and provision for future generations is vital to ensuring a development is sustainable.
“The committee has recognised that when approving these particular developments and we look forward to seeing the communities flourish with their new residents.”