Plot 5 Tarbart View, Golspie
Services for Plot 5 Tarbart View, Golspie
Foul Drainage – Tarbat View
A disconnecting manhole will be located within the plot. The plot owner will be responsible for connecting their house foul drainage to this manhole. These works will be subject to Approval from Building Control.
Maintenance of the foul water system from the house to the disconnecting manhole will be the responsibility of the plot owners.
Surface Water Drainage – Tarbat View
A disconnecting manhole will be located within the plot. The plot owner will be responsible for connecting the surface water drainage from the house and garage roofs together with access drives directly to this manhole. These works will be subject to Approval from Building Control.
The main surface water sewers and associated detention basin will be adopted and maintained by Scottish Water. This provides the required level of treatment and attenuation for surface water run-off from each plot, as required by SEPA in accordance with CIRIA’s publication C521 “Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems Design Manual for Scotland & Northern Ireland”.
It should be noted that any ground water encountered within the plot will require to be treated separately as a connection to the main drainage system is not permitted by Scottish Water. These works will be subject to the approval of Building Control and recommendations should be sought, by a competent professional to advise on a suitable treatment / attenuation method.
Maintenance of the surface water system from the house to the disconnecting manhole will be the responsibility of the plot owners.
Water – Tarbat View
A water main will be located within the footpath either adjacent to the plot or on the opposite side of the road. This is the closest Scottish Water Regulations allow – they do not allow a Developer to take the water into the boundary of the plot.
Where the water main is located on the other side of the road to the house, a duct has been provided for the future house water main pipe. This is to avoid the need to dig up the roadway. The connection however will require excavation locally to the water main in the footpath and the footpath will require to be reinstated at the plot owners cost.
The water main connection, installation of boundary boxes and reinstatement of the footpath will need to be carried out by Scottish Water or a Scottish Water Approved Self Lay Contractor. (Highland Housing Alliance can advise on Approved Self Lay Contractor if required). The plot owners will be responsible for the cost of this work.
Highland Housing Alliance, as Developer, is required to apply to Scottish Water and pay for Building Water on behalf of Plot Owners. Plot Owners are required to reimburse Highland Housing Alliance the cost of Building Water for the plot before a water connection can be made.
Electricity – Tarbat View
The main electricity supply cable will be located within the footpath either adjacent to the plot or on the opposite side of the road.
An individual connection will be taken into each plot and terminated in a temporary metered box. The plot owner will be responsible for extending the cable from this temporary connection box to their house. The temporary box can then be removed. The costs for this work will be the responsibility of the plot owners
Telecommunications – Tarbat View
BT ducting and joint boxes serving the site will be located within the footpath either adjacent to the plot or on the opposite side of the road.
Individual ducts have been installed from this system extending into each plot. No cabling will be provided within this duct.
It will be the responsibility of the plot owner to arrange and pay for a BT connection to their house.
Assistance - The Self Build Initiative Fund
The Highland Self Building Initiative Fund is designed to help applicants reach the completion stage of their build projects, at which point they should be able to access a mortgage from the likes of a high street lender or other. The loan is then repaid by this mortgage, and the applicant goes on to pay off their mortgage as they would should they have bought a house on the open market.
Evidence of repayment is required for both the Highland Self Build Initiative Fund. Fees apply.
For further information on The Self Build Initiative Fund please visit www.hscht.co.uk