Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 19°C

Search

Ipswich: Detailed proposals for the northern fringe

13:55 26 November 2012

Northern fringe proposals

Northern fringe proposals

Archant

In all options the country park would be at the north of the site, creating a buffer between the town and Westerfield village – on land which would be difficult to develop.

The three options place the high school in different locations.

One has the school near the junction of Henley Road and Valley Road, behind Valley Close on what is currently the Ipswich School playing fields.

One has the high school on Henley Road opposite the junction with Defoe Road, and one has the school just behind Westerfield railway station.

All the options propose building a new bridge over the railway line between Henley and Westerfield Roads. There would be access points from the development to Henley, Westerfield, and Tuddenham Roads.

While there would be 3,500 homes across the whole site, about 1,000 to 1,500 would be built by 2021.

If the options report is accepted by the executive, the public will be able to inspect it and make comments over the next two weeks.

The documents, prepared by consultants David Lock Associates, are available on the borough council website.

Once the option has been chosen in May there will be further consultations, and the final masterplan is due to be approved towards the end of next year.

What is your view on these proposals? Write to Your letters, Ipswich Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or e-mail starnews@archant.co.uk

Related articles

2 comments

  • Please correct as the two statements below are wrong. If the options report is accepted by the executive, the public will be able to inspect it and make comments over the next two weeks. The documents, prepared by consultants David Lock Associates, are available on the borough council website.

    Report this comment

    ruralres

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012

  • Both statements are incorrect. Please rectify. "If the options report is accepted by the executive, the public will be able to inspect it and make comments over the next two weeks." No you cannot". "The documents, prepared by consultants David Lock Associates, are available on the borough council website." They are not on the North Frige web page yet.

    Report this comment

    ruralres

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Benefit cheat to be sentenced

A benefit cheat who falsely claimed around £37,000 over nearly 10 years has been told she will be sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court.

Coach Laura Johnson (middle) with the new team. Christchurch Ladies have completed a merger with Grasshoppers Ladies Hockey Club.

The effect of Team GB’s incredible success on the hockey field in Rio is already being felt in Suffolk, where the next generation of talent last night began preparing for a new season.

Rita King, the victim of the Walton care home shooting

An 87-year-old man who shot his wife dead at a care home is due to be sentenced today.

Bacton Community Middle School development plans. Left to right, David Barker MBE, chairman of Westhorpe Parish Council, Phil Webb, chairman of Wyverstone Parish Council and chairman of Bacton Parish Council Richard Peaty.

Suffolk County Council has been accused of hypocrisy over the Olympic legacy – just days after it backed calls for people to get more active in the wake of the UK’s medal success.

Fire crews tackled a blaze on farmland near Bury St Edmunds

A fire crew remains at the scene of an overnight fire in Great Barton which saw 50 tonnes of straw go up in flames.

The scene of police activity on St Matthews Street, Ipswich

Police who carried out a raid at an Ipswich town centre flat found it had been turned into a cannabis factory with more than 200 plants at different stages of growth, a court has heard.

Manningtree band Superglu

A band from north Essex will be headlining at stage at one of Britain’s biggest music festivals this weekend.

Great Eastern Rail Campaign members at Ipswich Station: 
Jonathan Denby, David Burch, Chris Starkie, Chloe Smith MP and Bun Gummer MP

In the second of five three-minute interviews Ben Gummer, the MP for Ipswich, gives his reaction to Abellio Greater Anglia being awarded the rail franchise for East Anglia.

Maz Robinson and Harry Studd with April after she was found safe and well after more than four days.

Staff at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary have spoken of how relieved they are one of their birds of prey has returned – after going missing for more than four days.

What can you do with the kids in the last few days of the summer holidays?

There is just over one week left of the summer holidays but there is plenty still to do before the schools open their doors for a new term.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24