Carmel Road South, Darlington

Story Homes

Brief Description

The application was for 59 high quality new homes on Carmel Road South, Blackwell Grange, Darlington.

Concerns were raised about the potential impacts on the surrounding road network, particularly at the A66/A167/Carmel Road South roundabout.

Key Objectives

Designing a new vehicular site access junction.

Providing input to the proposed site plan in order to create a sustainable and integrated development.

Introducing cost effective mitigation measures at the A66/A167/Carmel Road South roundabout, based on the recommendations outlined in the Transport Study for the Blackwell Grange areas. The Transport Study was formerly prepared by SAJ on behalf of Darlington Borough Council (DBC).

Providing advice to the client on the approach to the application.

Preparing a Transport Statement (TS) in support of the proposed application.

Outcomes

The application received support from the highways officers at DBC and the Highways England, contributing to planning approval.