EADT:Council gives green light to plan for thousands of homes at Adastral Park

PLANNERS have today given the go-ahead to controversial proposals to build thousands of extra homes across the Suffolk Coastal district. See full coverage…

Tell the Council your views.

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NANT have produced a leaflet containing some suggestions. You can download a copy to print here. The full text follows.

Your District Council’s proposed Local Development Framework (LDF) strategy is to build a 2,000 house new town next to Adastral Park. They are currently consulting on the . . . → Read More: Tell the Council your views.

Guardian Piece by Piece Campaign

Adastral Park Redevelopment Project: Greenfields under threat – Plans for new town could affect Deben Estuary in Suffolk.

Go to Guardian Campaign page.

Anglia TV coverage of march

New town protest 3.58PM   Sat Nov 6 2010 – Hundreds of people have been marching through a Suffolk town in protest at plans for a new housing development. BT wants to build two thousand houses and blocks of flats next to Adastral Park at Martlesham. Members of the ‘No Adastral New Town group’ . . . → Read More: Anglia TV coverage of march

Jobs growth and co-located housing

The LDF plan to locate 2000 houses next to BT is (by implication from its alignment to the BT planning application) predicated on the creation of 2000 new jobs at the Adastral Park Site (we assume this means net additional jobs), and that some of the people who come to work there will live . . . → Read More: Jobs growth and co-located housing

Planning chaos hits huge Ipswich scheme

Reported in Property Week on August 6th 2,000-home Adastral Park is biggest victim yet of Con-Dem planning policy void. Plans for a huge mixed-use development near Ipswich have been plunged into uncertainty by the government’s planning reforms. BT’s Adastral Park project, which comprises 2,000 homes and 650,000 sq ft of offices, is the largest . . . → Read More: Planning chaos hits huge Ipswich scheme

EADT – Rural communities ‘must seize initiative’

Housing in villages is an issue. Suffolk Coastal aim to concentrate much the district’s new housing on the Adastral Park site. Read what the East Anglian has to say….Read More.

EADT article – Bottom Up targets not Top Down

This article quotes Guy McGregor talking about what the County Council wants to do in terms of housing planning in the light of the new government’s policies. Basically he says the targets should be determined bottom-up, not top down and that they need to get feedback “from those on the ground” . He does however says that he . . . → Read More: EADT article – Bottom Up targets not Top Down

Letter from Suffolk Preservation Society to SCDC 18th May 2010

See this link  “Planning Application C09/0555 – Refurbishment of Adastral Park & development of adjoining land…”

Residents pack into new homes meeting

EADT coverage of Suffolk Coast Council meeting;

DEFIANT residents packed a meeting to discuss plans to build 2,000 new homes on the edge of BT’s Adastral Park complex at Martlesham….Read More.