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

We’re seeking your views on the draft Neighbourhood Plan

31/10/2021

The Saxmundham Neighbourhood Plan is a community-led document for guiding the future development of the parish.  It is the first of its kind for Saxmundham.  The Steering Group want to... more...

Neighbourhood Plan – are there major issues for your area that you want us to include?

22/02/2021

The Steering Group have reached an important stage in drafting the Saxmundham Neighbourhood Plan (NP).  But before going much further with it, we need your help to check whether we... more...

Town Council criticizes Pigeon site proposals for ‘Garden Neighbourhood’

23/01/2021

What can - and should - we expect of the proposed South Saxmundham Garden Neighbourhood? Last Monday (18th January) Saxmundham Town Council unanimously agreed its Response to the public consultation... more...

Town Council has major concerns at key aspects of developers’ new ‘Garden Neighbourhood” plans

16/12/2020

Town Council commits to cooperate to ensure successful outcome, but insists development must comply with approved site and policy, and provide community benefitsAt its meeting on Monday (14th December), Saxmundham... more...

Developers bring forward plan for ‘Garden Neighbourhood’ – but they differ in key respects from approved Local Plan

13/12/2020

The would-be developers of the new 800 dwelling "South Saxmundham Garden Neighbourhood" - Pigeon Investment Management Ltd - have published their proposals for public consultation, and given local residents and... more...