This page contains details of recent large scale planning applications and the Parish Council's response to the draft local plan. For Planning Committee meeting dates, agendas and minutes click here.
Final Draft Local Plan
The Planning Inspector's programme of hearings ended in September and we now await his report which is unlikely to be available until early 2020. If you would like to read the Parish Council's comments on the final draft of the local plan you can see them here. The Parish Council was also been very closely involved in the preparation of the detailed response of the Cross Boundary Parish Council Group
Large Scale Planning Applications
DC/20/1860/OUT Land off Howlett Way
An outline planning application for the construction of 340 dwellings on this site was received by the Parish Clerk on 27 May. Link to view the documents on the East Suffolk Planning site
The Parish Council's response can be seen here
DC/16/1919/FUL Land at High Road Trimley St Martin Suffolk (Pigeon Development) - Erection of 69 new homes with associated access, landscaping and amenity space. Building is expected to begin early next year. On 13 November representatives of Flagship Housing attended a meeting of the Parish Council Planning Committee to talk about the forthcoming work. You can see the draft minutes of that meeting here
Click here to see a copy of the phasing plan which sets out the order in which construction will take place
DC/16/2119/OUT - Land South of High Road Trimley St Martin Suffolk - (Opposite the Hand in Hand)Outline planning application for development of up to 70 dwellings, public open space and associated infrastructure with all matters reserved except access.
Jordan Last of Taylor Wimpey attended the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council on Tuesday 7 May. He explained that Taylor Wimpey was in the process of purchasing the land and, at that time, completion was expected to take place inJuly 2019. Jordan outlined plans for the layout of the site and the proposed housing mix which included a high proportion of one and two bedroom houses. A copy of the presentation will be made available on this site once the purchase of the site has been completed.
Network Rail - Felixstowe Branch Line
If you would like to find out more about the arguments which were advanced by the Parish Council at the 2018 Public Enquiry you can find a full copy of our Statement of Case here The Inspector's report can be seen here