Ipswich Garden Suburb - Henley Gate Neighbourhood

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Information regarding development of the Henley Gate Neighbourhood of Ipswich Garden Suburb

               

Image of Henley Road Character Area in Phase 1 of Henley Gate    Image of Farmstead Character Area in Phase 1 of Henley Gate                                         

Construction Work

Works commenced on the 13th September 2021 to create the northern access to the Henley Gate development by Crest Nicholson. This will involve a 14-week traffic management programme to construct the access followed by a 2-week long road closure to connect the new access to the existing road network. For further details and to subscribe to the mailing list for news and updates from the developer Crest Nicholson, please visit their website www.henleygate.co.uk. This website also provides contact details for Crest Nicholson's Community Liaison Team.

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Outline Planning Permission- IP/16/00608/OUT

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

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This grants Outline Permission for 1100 dwellings alongside, a new Primary School, a Local Centre comprising a mix of retail units and a new 30ha Country Park with a Visitor Centre. This development will also include 25 self build plots, a vehicular railway bridge and a pedestrian bridge. 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 application IP/16/00608/OUT

Reserved Matters Applications

The following Reserved Matters Applications, pursuant to the Outline Permission detailed above, have been approved in relation to the first phase of housing and the country park. These are listed below:

  • Phase 1 Core Infrastructure - Submission of the Reserved Matters for Phase 1 Core Infrastructure comprising primary streets, open space, landscaping, drainage, substations, pumping stations and associated works. The application was approved on the 29th September 2021.  To view the application details and decision notice please click on the following link - IP/20/00245/REM. This application was considered by Planning and Development Committee on Wednesday 2nd June 2021. Click on the following link to view the Committee Paper (including the Minutes). Details are currently under consideration in regards to the discharge of conditions attached to the Reserved Matters Approval.
  • Phase 1 Housing - Submission of the Reserved Matters for Phase 1 comprising 130 dwellings, parking, landscaping, earthworks and associated works, was approved on the 15th September 2021. To view the application details and decision notice please click on the following link - IP/20/00250/REM. This application was considered by Planning and Development Committee on Wednesday 2nd June 2021. Please click on the following link to view the Committee Paper and the Minutes. Details are currently under consideration in regards to the discharge of conditions attached to the Reserved Matters Approval.
  • Phase 1b Core Infrastructure - Submission of the Reserved Matters for Phase 1b Core Infrastructure comprising primary streets, open space, landscaping, drainage, substations, pumping stations and associated works. The application was approved on 29th September 2021.  To view the application details and decision notice please click on the following link - IP/20/00306/REM. This application was considered by Planning and Development Committee on Wednesday 2nd June 2021. Click on the following link to view the Committee Paper (including the Minutes). Details are currently under consideration in regards to the discharge of conditions attached to the Reserved Matters Approval.
  • Phase 1 Country Park- Submission of the Reserved Matters for Phase 1 of the Country Park (approximately 16ha) was approved on the 15th September 2021. To view the application details and decision notice please click on the following link- IP/20/00417/REM. This application was considered by Planning and Development Committee on the 10th February 2021. Please click on the following link to view the Committee Paper including the Minutes. Details are currently under consideration in regards to the discharge of conditions attached to the Reserved Matters Approval.

Henley Gate Phase 1 street elevation to Henley Road

Henley Gate Phase 1 street elevation for east - west primary road

A Reserved Matters Application, pursuant the Outline Permission detailed above has been submitted in relation to Phase 2-6 of the Country Park. The application is currently under consideration. To view the application please click on the following link- IP/21/01109/REM

Discharge of Conditions

The following conditions attached to the Outline Planning Permission IP/16/00608/OUT have been approved:

  • Condition 9 -  Phasing Strategy - details approved on the 13th May January 2021 under application  IP/20/00200/CON.
  • Condition 10- Overarching Design Code - details approved on the 15th June 2021 under application IP/20/00200/CON.
  • Condition 11- Phase Design Codes- Country Park Phase 1 Design code approved on 15th June 2021 under application IP/20/00418/CON.
  • Condition 11- Phase Design Codes- Phase 1 Design Code approved on 29th June 2021 under application IP/20/00312/CON.
  • Condition 12 -  Site Wide Foul and Surface Water Drainage Strategy - details approved on the 5th January 2021 under application IP/20/00782/CON. This condition was previously approved under application IP/20/00096/CON. Application IP/20/00782/CON alters the previously approved details to reflect changes to the proposed phasing of development.
  • Condition 13- Site Wide Energy Strategy- details approved on 21st May 2021 under application IP/20/00199/CON 
  • Condition 14 - Site Wide Ecology Strategy -  details approved on the 20th November 2020 under application IP/20/00140/CON.
  • Condition 15 - Site Wide Archaeology Strategy- details approved on 8th January 2021 under application IP/20/00200/CON.
  • Condition 16 - Temporary Rail Crossing Diversion Strategy - details approved on 10th November under application IP/21/01050/CON.
  • Condition 20 - Initial Construction and Environmental Management Plan- details approved on 13th September 2021 under application IP/21/00323/CON.
  • Condition 21 - Phase 1 Archaeological Works- details approved in part on 25th February under application IP/20/00201/CON.
  • Condition 23 - Contamination - details approved on the 25th February 2021 under application IP/20/00201/CON.
  • Condition 24 - Southern Construction Access - details approved on the 27th August 2021 under application IP/20/00201/CON.
  • Condition 25- Arboricultural Method Statement (Northern and Southern Construction Access)- details approved 13th May 2021 under application IP/20/00201/CON.
  • Condition 27- Pedestrian, Cycle and Maintenance Access- details approved 29th October 2021 under application IP/20/00201/CON
  • Condition 28- Community Development Strategy- details approved 13th May 2021 under application IP/20/00943/CON.
  • Condition 28- Community Development Strategy- Full details of pre-occupancy phase- details approved 5th August 2021 under application IP/21/00665/CON
  • Condtion 29- Northern Access- details approved 13th May 2021 under application  IP/20/00201/CON.
  • Condition 31 - Southern Access - details approved on the 27th August 2021 under application IP/20/00201/CON.

Other applications to discharge the pre-commencement planning conditions are currently under consideration. These include:

  • Condition 11: Design Code for Phases 2-6 of the Country Park 
  • Condition 14: Revised Site Wide Ecology Strategy
  • Condition 20: Initial CEMP for Southern Construction Access and Full CEMP 
  • Conditions 21 and 22: Archaeological Investigation
  • Condition 26: Arboricultural Method Statement for the Country Park Phase 1 and Phase 1 Housing

Other parts of the Henley Gate Neighbourhood- Former Hockey Pitch, Henley Road

An outline application has been submitted on the Former Hockey Pitch on Henley Road. This application is for up to 28 dwellings with all matters except access reserved. The application site is located to the east of Henley Road and north of the land covered by outline planning permission 16/00608/OUT detailed above and being developed by Crest Nicholson. The application site is part of the Henley Gate Neighbourhood of the Ipswich Garden Suburb Allocation under Policy CS10 of the adopted Local Plan and is included in the adopted Ipswich Garden Suburb Supplementary Planning Document. This application is under consideration and details can be viewed by clicking on the following link: IP/20/01093/OUT.

This page will be updated with new information to the Henley Gate Neighbourhood. Please click on the following link to view ‘current news’ on Ipswich Garden Suburb.

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Development Management
3W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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01473 432913