I  INTRODUCTION

This website has been created as part of the planning application for the development of the site identified as Land at Mountain Road, Cilcain, Mold, CH7 5PB for the development of 18 no. dwellings including 6 affordable houses. Permission is being sought for the detailed planning approval for construction of these dwellings on behalf of the applicant The Cilcain Homes Partnership.

The proposed house types for this development have been designed to comply with;

For Sale Properties     Current Building Regulations

Current NHBC and LABC Standards

Secure by Design principles 

Affordable Properties  Current Building Regulations (33%)                          

Current NHBC and LABC Standards

Secure by Design principles 

Flintshire Housing Standards

Welsh Housing Quality Standards

Welsh Design Quality Requirements

The site is located (OS Ref: E317540 N365259) to the west of Mold. The site is in the center of Cilcain village with the proposed access opposite St Mary’s Church which dates from 1291. The access to the proposed development is on Mountain Road which has been adopted by Flintshire County Council. The site is adjacent to Cilcain bowling green with residential developments to the east and west boundaries.  The proposed site is within the Cilcain conservation area.

Cilcain Village Conservation Area

The application site has recently been proposed as a Housing Candidate Site (site ref: CIL002) as part of the Flintshire Local Development Plan. The site has been identified in the Flintshire Local Development Plan 2015-2030, Preferred Strategy Consultation Document Background Paper as a site that includes sites which are submitted in tier 4 Defined Villages and tier 5 Undefined Villages,as the Preferred Strategy does not propose to make allocations in the lower two tiers. These sites could still be considered as windfall sites or as possible settlement boundary.