Nearly 200 new houses are now set to be built in Irvine after plans were approved.

The Persimmon plans for 196 houses at Crompton Way include two-three bedroom terraced; three bed semi-detached and three, and four bedroom detached homes neighbouring the existing Annick Grange development.

The application for the new homes adjacent to the North Newmoor Industrial Estate was approved subject to conditions during an online meeting by the planning committee.

Documents stated: “There is an opportunity to position houses along the northern boundary to mirror existing properties across Crompton Way in order to create an attractive residential frontage and cohesion.

“The proposed layout include areas of open space and landscaping which will enhance both the development and surrounding area.

“The density of the development proposed will be consistent with the neighbouring development at Annick Grange and with residential properties in the surrounding area.”

The plans were previously to be considered back in March before the COVID-19 pandemic at a special meeting before lockdown was introduced.


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