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HOUSING Association Puts Forward Plans For Ex-School Site In Yoker

TWENTY-eight homes are being proposed for the site of the former Yoker Primary School.

Yoker Housing Association want to develop the land at Craggan Drive/Dyke Road, Glasgow.

There would be nine cottage flats, 14 terraced homes, two semi-detached houses and three bungalows

A design statement submitted with the application explains: “The final design proposals maximise the site conditions to create a liveable and coherent community. Through high quality design, carefully considered aesthetic decisions and integrated communal open space, the former Yoker Primary School development will provide comfortable, modern and sustainable homes to be enjoyed for years to come.”

It continues: “The design proposals focus on the creation of a high quality mixed residential layout with a strong and unique visual identity. The scheme has been designed to encourage social interaction and build a sense of community through accessible and attractive open space.

“Through carefully considered hard and soft landscaping, integrated parking and generous open space, this development is designed to be provide sustainable and modern homes.”

The application is pending assessment by Glasgow City planners.