Ipswich Garden Suburb - Fonnereau Neighbourhood

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Information regarding the Fonnereau Neighbourhood of Ipswich Garden Suburb

Outline Planning Permission: IP/14/00638/OUTFL 

Outline Planning Permission was granted on 31st January 2020 relating to land South of the Railway Line, Westerfield Road.  This permission covers the land highlighted in the below image

Fonnereau Neighbourhood map

This grants Outline Permission (with all matters reserved) for 815 dwellings alongside, a new Primary School, a District Centre comprising a mix of retail and office space, Green Spaces and a new Community Centre. This application was determined by Planning and Development Committee in April 2018 and a Section 106 Legal Agreement was completed on 30th January 2020.

A full summary of the proposed development and all the information submitted is available to view with the application on the below link. This includes the Committee Report, Officer Update Report, and Decision Notice.

View planning application IP/14/00638/OUTFL

Discharge of conditions

The following conditions attached to the Outline Planning Permission IP/14/00638/OUTFL have been approved:

  • Condition 17- Site Wide Archaeology Strategy - details approved on 30th June 2021 under application IP/21/00419/CON.
  • Condition 18 - Temporary Rail Crossing Diversion Strategy - details approved on 23rd August 2021 under application IP/21/00486/CON.
  • Condition 23- Construction Environmental Management Plan: Biodiversity - details for the Interim Works, Phase 1 were approved on 29th June 2021 under application- IP/21/00363/CON.
  • Condition 25- Programme of Archaeological Work and Written Scheme of Investigation- Phase 1 (Part Discharge) - details approved on 6th July 2021 under application IP/21/00420/CON.

Other applications to discharge the pre-commencement conditions of the outline planning permission 14/00638/OUTFL are currently under consideration. These include:

  • Site Wide Foul and Water Drainage Strategy
  • Overarching Design Code

The rest of Fonnereau Neighbourhood

The remaining part of the Fonnereau Neighbourhood is Ipswich School playing field.

This page will be updated when new applications relating to the Fonnereau Neighbourhood are submitted. Please click on the following link to view ‘current news’ for Ipswich Garden Suburb.

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Development Management
3W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432913