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Council meeting to discuss major housing plans

Just Regional
Nov 3, 2023 2 mins read

Members of the public are being invited to a meeting of Aylsham Town Council to discuss a plan for nearly 250 new homes in the town.
Hopkins Homes Ltd has submitted a planning application to Broadland District Council to build 242 homes on land off Burgh Road. There is also an outline planning application for land for a new primary school.


A spokesperson for Aylsham Town Council said the authority had received notice of the planning application.
“The Town Council will be holding a meeting to discuss this application and agree their response on Tuesday November 14at 6pm in the Town Hall. Members of the public are invited to give their views on the application.”
The planning application is for a site covering nearly 32 acres of land to the south of Burgh Road. It is currently primarily used as farmland and for car boot sales.
The application also includes proposals for garages, parking, vehicle access onto Burgh Road, open spaces, landscaping, drainage and other associated infrastructure.
It is proposed that 33 per cent of the homes will be classed as “affordable”.
A statement from Hopkins Homes says: “The proposed development seeks to deliver a high-quality designed development, informed by a landscape-led approach to achieve an attractive, inclusive and biodiverse realm.”
The statement adds that the development would provide “a safe and inclusive outdoor environment for all ages”.
The planning application will be considered by Broadland District Council at a future dates.
The full documents are available on Broadland District Council website’s planning section with the with the reference number 2023/3003.

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