55 new homes proposed for Melton site

55 new homes have been proposed for Melton Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

55 new homes have been proposed for Melton Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

An application has been made for 55 new homes in the village of Melton.

The homes are proposed for land off Waterhead Lane and St Andrews Place in the north east of the village.

The plans, which have been submitted to East Suffolk Council, will include eight two-bed homes, 39 three-bed homes and eight four-bed properties.

Of the 55 homes proposed for the site, 18 will be social housing properties. There will be 128 parking spaces created alongside the homes.

The developer's application notes that "discussion has commenced with a Registered Housing Provider" about delivering this part of the project.

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The application does not include any details as to the outward design of the proposed buildings.

The land is currently described as "agricultural" and is listed in the application as belonging to East Suffolk Council.

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It is also currently earmarked for residential use under Melton's Neighbourhood plan from 2016.

It will be up to East Suffolk Council to make the final decision on the plans.

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