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Plans for new houses and shops on former Rolls Royce site

Artist's impression (by Like Architects) of the proposed residential mixed use development for Carrowreagh Road in Dundonald

LAGMAR Properties is preparing a planning application for Lisburn and Castlereagh Council for a mixed-use development on the site of the former Rolls Royce factory in Dundonald.

The scheme on the Carrowreagh Road will comprise 154 homes alongside around 42,000 sq ft of employment space and a centre which will include retail units, a petrol filling station and designated car parking.

The development will lead to the creation of a number of jobs during the construction phase as well as future employment generated from the proposed retail and industrial offering.

The residential component of the scheme will include a mix of apartments, terraced, semi-detached and detached homes.

The final mix of dwellings will evolve through the consultation and application processes, but it is anticipated that a proportion will provide accommodation targeted at people aged over 55 years old and key workers.

A spokesman for Lagmar Properties said: “This will be a vibrant development integrating high quality residential homes and also employment uses.

“The old Rolls Royce Factory or TK ECC complex closed 17 years ago but it's our ambition to regenerate the once-active lands to create an attractive new living complex.”

More details of the proposals will be presented during a pre-application community consultation which will be run digitally.

A consultation website (www.carrowreaghdevelopment.com) will go live on October 28 and a series of digital public information events using Zoom will take place on Wednesday November 4 and Thursday November 5.

Members of the public can also provide feedback on the plans using the consultation hotline 0808 1688 296 or by emailing carrowreaghdevelopment@turley.co.uk by the closing date of November 19.

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