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.
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.”