Proposal for 465 homes
STANLEY has become the latest Perthshire community to be earmarked for a vast expansion.
It could double in size over a 14-year period if Fife housing group Muir Homes gains permission for its plan.
In the region of 465 new properties would be added all around t he village — eight miles north of Perth — in five phases.
A planning application in principle for the development will go before elected members for the first time at a meeting of Per th and Kinross Council’s planning and development management committee tomorrow.
Council planners have recommended the planning application be approved. Muir Homes would then give detailed plans at a later date.
Head of planning Nick Brian said: “The expansion of Stanley is a longstanding proposal and is allocated i n t he l ocal development plan.The site is well placed to deliver a sustainable community, serving as a well-connected satellite settlement to Perth.”