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05/08/2022

Taylor Wimpey Acquires 91 Acres Of Land In Dunfermline

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Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has acquired 91 acres of land, which forms part of Halbeath Farm in North Dunfermline, signalling the next key milestone in the delivery of a brand-new neighbourhood called Whitefields, Dunfermline.

Whitefields, Dunfermline will deliver a substantial range of benefits to the local community. These include:

• The creation of around 1,400 new properties offering a range of apartments as well as detached, semi-detached and terraced homes to appeal to a wide range of potential home- buyers

• A new primary school

• Provision for shops and community facilities

• 25% affordable homes

• New cycleways and pedestrian footpaths to encourage green active travel throughout the development that will also connect with the existing local communities

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• Key transport infrastructure improvements to Kingseat Road (West) and Whitefield Road (B912)

• Incorporation of the new Northern Link Road into the development including pedestrian crossings to provide a safe route to schools

• Meadow grasslands to provide future homeowners with access to beautiful green open spaces to encourage healthy and sustainable living

• An equipped play area and an outdoor meeting space in Phase One of the development

• Measures to enhance the area for local wildlife and improve biodiversity through the inclusion of features such as bug hotels, hedgehog highways

Pauline Mills, Land and Planning Director at Taylor Wimpey East Scotland said: "Following our successful acquisition of the land at Wester Whitefield Farm, off Whitefield Road earlier this year, we are pleased to have taken ownership of 91 acres of land at Halbeath Farm.

"As we look to create our new neighbourhood Whitefields, this land will allow us to deliver the planned primary school and local community facilities as outlined in our masterplan vision for the area.

"Whitefields will be a brand-new community and place to call home in North Dunfermline. It will deliver around 1,400 new homes, create major new infrastructure and include improvements to existing transport links, as well as providing substantial community benefits. Whitefields will also have its roots firmly in North Dunfermline while supporting the existing local communities of Kingseat and Halbeath as its new community develops and grows."

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