Saxmundham Neighbourhood Plan

Local economy & employment

Looking to the future, we need to think hard about the kind of local economy we want.  Saxmundham is today largely a service town, serving a wider community, with supermarkets, stores and services.  Our only local industrial estate today is in the parish of Kelsale.  With rapid changes in work and technology, what types of jobs and businesses should we aim to foster – and where might they best be located?

For information or volunteering for our local economy group, contact: Jeremy Smith via saxmundhamplan@gmail.com

Household survey – pdf of our questionnaire you can fill in online

06/06/2019

As promised, we now have a pdf of our questionnaire which can be downloaded, filled in, saved, and sent back to us attached to your email.  If you use this... more...

Have Your Say – our questionnaire is being delivered to every household – please send us your response!

30/05/2019

If all goes to plan (cross fingers), by this Sunday (2nd June) nearly all residents of Saxmundham should have received the "Have your say" questionnaire.  We are aiming to hand... more...

Saxmundham Town Council responds to Suffolk Coastal’s draft Local Plan – strong question marks over “Garden Neighbourhood”

21/02/2019

As readers may know, Suffolk Coastal District Council has drawn up its final draft Local Plan for the period to 2036, with major impact on Saxmundham.  The draft Plan proposes... more...

The Future of Saxmundham – a Student’s Eye View

23/01/2019

We are often asked what younger people of Saxmundham think about all the proposals for - or affecting - their town.  Well, thanks to the work of students at Saxmundham... more...

“Final draft” of Local Plan launched by Suffolk Coastal District Council – give them your views!

15/01/2019

Suffolk Coastal District Council (SCDC) yesterday (Monday) launched the “final draft” of their new Local Plan, for the period up to 2036, and opened it up to the public for... more...