This plot of land is just under 1.5 acres with potential for around 10 houses (although this plot does not currently come with planning permission)
The Council's preferred option is for around 90 homes in north east Lytchett Matravers and around 240 in the south, which totals 310 homes in this location.
Policy LD (General location of Development of the PLP1 categorises Lytchett Matravers as a key service village. This policy aims to direct development towards towns as the most sustainable settlements in the district in the first instance.
However, it would not be possible to meet the district's housing needs in this larger settlement group. Lytchett Matravers is is the district's largest village and lies in close proximity to the Poole / Bournemouth conurbation. It is a sustainable location to develop.
It is surrounded by green belt, but the Council's green belt review has identified that the preferred sites would not harm the purposes of this designation.