New homes given green light for Fife town

Development on overgrown field

Applicant, Lundin Homes will start work on a neglected and overgrown field east of Pennyacre Road in Springfield, south of Station Road.

The new development is positioned beside a cul-de-sac and within a short walking distance from all of the town’s amenities and primary school.

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Each build will be a detached dwelling, and the site will consist of two bungalows and three one-and-a-half storey houses.

The design of the new houses is contemporary in appearance and incorporates a simple range of finishing materials and colours that are mirrored throughout Springfield.

All houses have been provided with private garden ground area, garage and two additional parking space

Architects, Sinclair Watt said that the site recognises the ‘substantial

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local housing needs’ and differentiated from previous applications.

They said: “Consideration to the surrounding environment and appropriate measures taken in relation to noise, provide a desirable location for the development of a modern dwelling houses.

“The result is a proposed development which will enhance the lives of its occupants, and which will make a positive contribution socially, economically and aesthetically to Springfield.”

Hannah Brown , Local Democracy Reporting Service