West Suffolk Local Plan (Regulation 18) Preferred Options

Part Three: Site Allocations

Non-strategic allocation

3.07a east of Bury Road, Stanton

New reference number: 3.07a

SHELAA reference: WS168

Location: east of Bury Road, Stanton

Site area: 10.39 hectares

Preferred options indicative capacity: 200 dwellings

Site map

3.07a east of Bury Road, Stanton

Policy and capacity considerations

  1. The site lies between Bury Road in the west and Bury Lane in the east. It largely comprises an arable field, with a dense species rich hedgerow to the north and eastern boundaries.
  2. There is a current planning application pending consideration on the site.
  3. The site should be subject to a development brief.
  4. Vehicular access to be provided via the A143.
  5. The site lies partially adjacent to the settlement boundary.
  6. Pedestrian and cycle links and connectivity to be provided to centre of village and recreational space to the east.
  7. Retain and enhance the existing boundary hedgerows with appropriate buffers.
  8. Provide a new landscaped site boundary to the south with the countryside and to the west with the A143 Bury Road.
  9. The site is within one kilometre of one or more established public rights of way and opportunities to connect to these will be encouraged.
  10. This site is partially or wholly within a minerals consultation area. The quantity and quality of the minerals resources beneath the site and the feasibility of either: extraction prior to development of the site, or use of some of the sand and gravel in the development itself should be assessed.
  11. Ongoing discussions with infrastructure providers will establish and define infrastructure requirements generated by the site.