The plans propose transforming the land currently used as Rosemary Vineyard into a new housing estate consisting of 197 properties and a community building. The application seeks permission for the building to be used as a local store and a doctors surgery.
If approved, the development would see the demolition of Rosemary Vineyard and Sharon Orchard. A new roundabout would be built on Smallbrook Lane and an additional entrance put in place off Ashey Road, where Trotters Riding School would also be demolished.
The new estate would consist of 80x Southern Housing 2, 3 and 4-bedroom houses; 33x 2-bed houses; 41x 3-bed houses; 3x 4-bed houses; 23 self-build plots; 8x 1-bed flats and 9x ‘passive houses’.
Islanders have until 28th October to comment on the plans, which can be accessed at https://www.iwight.com/planning/AppDetails3.aspx?frmId=31821.