St. Leonards Street, Dunfermline, KY11 3AY – Dunfermline
Commercial land for sale
Close to town centre and amenities
Dunfermline is a large town and former Royal Burgh located in Fife approximately 3 miles north of the Firth of Forth, forming part of the county constituency of Dunfermline and West Fife. The 2011 census recorded the town's population at approsimately 50,000 making it the largest locality in Fife and the tenth largest in Scotland.
The site, circa 1.62 ha / 4 acres, is located south of Elliot Street / Millhill Street with access of St Leonards Street / the A823, a principle main route heading south from Dunfermline town centre to Rosyth, the M90, the Forth Bridge and Edinburgh beyond. The area is mixed in terms of land uses with residential to the north, east and west and Asda and other commercial / retail roadside uses to the south.
Dunfermline and West Fife Local Plan (2012) The adopted Local Plan allocates the site as brownfield redevelopment opportunity (Site Red DUN 061) and advises that the preferred use of the site is employment use, with support for Classes 4, 5 & 6 of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes)(Scotland) Order 1997. The Local Plan also advises that a flood risk assessment required to be undertaken prior to the development on this site.
Proposed Fife Local Development Plan (2014) Fife Council are currently preparing a new Local Development Plan (LDP) which is at an advanced stage of preparation. The proposed LDP maintains the position of the adopted Local Plan by allocating the site for employment uses (Site Ref DUN 60) although it allocates adjoining land tot he north for residential development.
The Proposed LDP also required a 6 meter buffer to be provided between development and the adjoining watercourse and for there to be a high quality landscaped edge with the Lyne Burn.
This commercial land for sale is located in Dunfermline.