MORE details have been revealed of a planned business park and family pub/restaurant at the eastern edge of of Helensburgh.

Locally-based Pearson Property Promotions (PPP) is hoping to secure planning permission for the proposed development next to the former Waitrose supermarket on Cardross Road.

It comprises two three-storey office blocks, while the pub/restaurant is envisaged to be two storeys high.

Paperwork for the outline application for ‘planning permission in principle’ are now available to view on Argyll and Bute Council’s website, and comments on the proposal can now be made.

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According to the council’s website, a decision is due to be made by Friday, October 9.

It is expected that the plans will go before the planning, protective services and licensing committee.

The plans in their original form also included a hotel, but Malcolm Pearson of PPP said earlier this year that the hotel would no longer be going ahead because of a lack of demand.

It is estimated that the office space will provide accommodation for 400 to 600 workers.

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In a planning and access statement on the proposal, Mosaic Architecture and Design say: “Demand has been identified for modern sustainable office space, of which there is an extremely restricted supply in the local area.

“This gateway site at the eastern entrance to Helensburgh is an ideal business park location with its road access, local amenities and public transport links.

“Cardross Road provides access to Helensburgh and the east, and west to Dumbarton and beyond. Craigendoran train station is located within approximately 10 minutes of the site.

“It is anticipated that demand would be identified for a family pub/restaurant development to service the business park occupiers and the growing population in this part of the town.

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“At this stage it has been decided to only bring forward part of the site for redevelopment.

“Pre-application discussions indicate that Argyll and Bute Council are supportive of the principle of the proposed development.”

According to the planning and access statement, it is expected that the first phase of the development could be completed during 2021-22, in either winter or spring.

Mosaic Architecture and Design’s statement also says “The proposed design aims to maintain local character with the existing ‘green edge’ to the A814 (Cardross Road) being maintained and existing mature trees retained where possible.

“The site will be accessed from a new road junction which will serve both the proposed development site and the housing development to the north.

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“The proposed commercial buildings will be set back from the green edge to reduce their visual impact and maximise the available views.

“The two pavilion-style three-storey office buildings will be developed in a style sympathetic to the area, whilst the smaller scale two storey public house/restaurant will present a domestic scale entrance to the scheme in keeping with the residential development opposite.

“It is proposed that all associated parking and amenity spaces will be set within landscaped grounds to minimise their visual impact.

“The levels and positioning of the buildings, location of accessible car parking bays and access to the buildings have been carefully considered to ensure that people with disabilities have unrestricted access throughout the site.”

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