6.114   It is proposed by the developers to deliver 800 houses on the site. A scheme of this size will be required to reflect the identified housing need in this part of the District. This would include an element of supported living accommodation, which is proposed by the developers. The Council would expect the development to meet the requirements of Core Policy 1.

6.115   Clearly viability will be a key issue in the consideration of the deliverability of affordable housing and required infrastructure. The Developers are delivering significant remediation as part of the requirement of the Colliery permissions, but the Council is clear that this should not be counted in the viability of the scheme unless it can be demonstrated that the costs are additional to what they are required via the remediation permissions.