Strong views on where building should take place in the district? Suffolk Coastal residents are being asked for their comments on a draft plan, which will shape where residential and commercial development could be located during the next 20 years. Beginning on Friday 18 August, a 10-week consultation by SCDC is welcoming comments from residents on the draft Local Plan for Suffolk Coastal which, when finalised, will … Continue reading Have Your Say On Suffolk Coastal Plan
Trinity College – biggest and wealthiest landowner in this part of the world – has once again lobbied the planners at SCDC to reduce its affordable housing quota on its Walton Green project – and this time the council seem to have caved in and are now recommending a reduction to 24% in its report to the planning committee which meets on 17th August. There … Continue reading SCDC Caves In To Trinity College On Affordable Homes Quota
As housing development continues apace in Walton and Trimley, there seems to be no end to the greed of Trinity College, Cambridge as they seek to make as much money as possible out of the land. Walton Green North – previously earmarked for a Tescos superstore which was refused – is in the spotlight again as the landowners want to halve the amount of affordable housing … Continue reading Walton Green North – Landowner Wants to Cut Affordable Homes Provision
Suffolk Coastal councillors have given approval for the 98 new homes between The Josselyns and Thurmans Lane, Trimley St Mary, despite huge opposition from villagers worried about traffic, loss of farmland, over-stretched health services, a paucity of shops, and not enough school places. Bloor Homes is undertaking the development, which will be known as Thurmans Grove. It will include a new access road off The … Continue reading Two New Housing Developments Given Green Light
Approval has finally been granted to Trinity College, Cambridge to develop the Walton Green site – with a 385 house development between Walton High St and Candlet Rd opposite a site already approved for 190 homes beside the Felixstowe Academy. Opposition groups had fought a long battle to try and prevent a Tesco on the site – but that win has not prevented this development … Continue reading New Homes Approved For Felixstowe and Leiston – But Turned Down For Woodbridge!