The subject site is roughly rectangular in shape and measures circa 5.2 acres. The land is of generally flat topography and has excellent frontage onto the Ahorey road of approximately 230 metres. The land is zoned residential. The land previously had outline planning permission. Planning reference O/2007/0037/O. The indicative layout showed approximately 68 dwellings to include a mixture of detached and semidetached house as well as apartments and townhouses.