More than 200 homes in the pipeline for Rackheath

PUBLISHED: 18:48 10 January 2018 | UPDATED: 18:48 10 January 2018

The latest proposals for the village, submitted this month, seek permission to build on a 30-acre site west of Green Lane West. Photo: Google

The newest proposals for the village, submitted this month, search permission to construct on a 30-acre web site west of Green Lane West. Photo: Google

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A developer is proposing to construct 205 new properties in Rackheath – throughout the street from a three,000-home extension to the village.

The define software, submitted by Taylor Wimpey UK, is the newest in a string of large-scale developments being proposed for Rackheath.

In September, Norfolk Homes put in an software for 322 homes on land off Green Lane West, sparking concern that the village may lose its “rural feel”.

And in January 2017, extra particulars emerged a couple of three,000-home extension to the north of Rackheath.

The scheme, which may enhance to four,000 properties, is being co-ordinated by Barratt Homes, Building Partnerships and Broadland District Council.

The newest proposals for the village, submitted this month, search permission to construct on a 30-acre web site west of Green Lane West.

Planning papers submitted to Broadland present the growth can be break up by the new Norwich Northern Distributor Road, which is beneath development.

Around 17 acres of the web site is outlined as “public open space” and features a youngsters’s play space.

The predominant entry will probably be from Green Lane West, and an emergency entry is proposed on the identical stretch of street, however additional south.

Carter Jonas, on behalf of Taylor Wimpey, mentioned the growth will generate round £1.3m in Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) contributions.

CIL cash is supplied to native authorities to assist enjoyable infrastructure tasks.

During a session, residents raised considerations about the current capability inside native faculties and well being amenities.

They additionally questioned the quantity of site visitors the scheme would generate in addition to deliberate growth alongside Green Lane West.

In response, Taylor Wimpey mentioned an evaluation discovered any the current roads may deal with elevated site visitors.

Rackheath parish councillor Fran Whymark, who additionally sits on Broadland District Council, mentioned: “Most individuals are at the level now the place know we’re going to get main growth in the village. It has gone previous the level of ‘will we or won’t we’.

“But just when we think we know how much we are getting, even more comes in. And that is what is putting people out.”

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