Fifty-two new homes in a mid Suffolk village have received further go ahead with the council recommending that the application is approved with conditions.

In 2020, an application was approved to build 52 new homes in Badwell Ash, near Stowmarket and Bury St Edmunds.

A recent application of reserved matters, highlighting more detail, has now been recommended to be approved with conditions by Mid Suffolk District Council.

The site will consist of 52 houses, with 18 of them being affordable housing such as rented or shared ownership.

There will be a mixture of one, two, three and four beds in the estate with parking, as well as cycle storage for each house, whether it's wall brackets or sheds/garages.

The application states the scheme "will provide opportunities that will positively add to the life and vitality of the village as a whole".

The application was discussed at a committee meeting and approved under the proviso that there be some conditions adhered to.

One of these is, prior to the commencement of landscape works, precise details should be submitted of the soft and hard landscaping, including trees, grass areas, kerbing and footpaths.

Another is prior to the occupation of the first house, details should be submitted to provide for electric vehicle charging points, as well as details of the site for fire hydrants.

Access to the site will be off Hunston Road, with the houses following a similar theme to others within the village.

The application states that the scheme is "designed to extend the village in a way that compliments the existing settlement, providing high-quality houses and public open space".