Ipswich Garden Suburb is an area identified through the adopted Core Strategy and Policies Development Plan Document for the development of housing and associated facilities prior to 2021 on part, and as a broad area for housing and associated facilities after 2021 on the remainder.
The area extends to approximately 200ha and lies on the northern edge of the urban area, between Henley Road in the west and Tuddenham Road in the east.
A prerequisite for any development being permitted at the Northern Fringe is the prior adoption by the Council of a Supplementary Planning Document providing a development brief to:
Full adoption of an SPD cannot take place until the Core Strategy Review is adopted, which is scheduled for late 2015, however, on 17th September 2014 the Ipswich Garden SPD was approved as interim guidance. View further information here.
During the course of drafting the SPD, various stages and methods of consultation were undertaken:
A Sustainability Appraisal of Ipswich Garden Suburb SPD was also consulted on.