Housing Project Omeath


following restrictions will apply:

  • Each unit to be maximum 90m² gross internal floor area (excluding external walls)
  • Maximum height from adjacent ground level – 6m
  • Each unit must be capable of accommodating minimum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 teenage children for the required period in comfort
  • Proposals must adopt a sound environmental approach, be sympathetic to and not have any adverse impact on their surroundings. (to satisfy local planning policy statement 7 and design policy.
  • Specific consideration should be given to locally sourced sustainable construction methods
  • The overall scheme must be within profitable financial limits appropriate to the scale of the development.
  • you may make the following assumptions:
  • For the purposes of part r (access for disabled) of northern ireland’s building regulations, units will be defined as dwellings


  • Site conditions:

Normal bearing ground will permit the use of conventional strip foundations.

Other forms of substructure will be acceptable with a justifiable 

Environmental argument:

No abnormal ground contamination with the exception of radon affected areas 



Mains electricity and water are available

No mains gas is available

Oil storage is not permitted

No mains drainage available

Location: Omeath Ireland