Green light for thousands of new homes, schools and library in Stirling

A £650 million development that is set to bring more than 3,000 homes, two new schools and community facilities to Stirling has been given the green light, Scotsman reports.

Council officials have granted planning consent to housebuilder Springfield Properties to push ahead with its latest “village” development, at Durieshill, which is located less than a mile south of Stirling.

With a development value of some £650m, the new village will have a mix of private, affordable and private rented homes. It will also include community facilities such as a primary school, secondary school and library, a 30-unit care facility for the elderly and commercial units.

Innes Smith, chief executive of Springfield Properties, said: “We are delighted to have received approval for Durieshill, which we believe is the largest detailed planning application to have been approved in Scotland.

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