Saxmundham Neighbourhood Plan

Town centre

Saxmundham town centre is the historic heart of the town, where much of its economic and business activity has always been located. Though the two large supermarkets attract many from near and far, too few are drawn to make the short journey to the High Street or beyond.  With technological and lifestyle changes and online competition, it is essential to look in depth at the challenges facing town centres – and what can draw residents and visitors into a lively, thriving central Saxmundham.

For information or volunteering for a working group (to be established), contact: Jeremy Smith via saxmundhamplan@gmail.com

Sax Town Council press release on local plan – rejects District’s plan for new 800 home “Garden Neighbourhood”

12/09/2018

Here is the text of the Saxmundham Council press release on its Response to the Suffolk Coastal District Council draft Local Plan.The press release can be downloaded from the town... more...

Sax Town Council’s rejects key elements of draft Local Plan – and reminder, deadline is this Friday for responses!

If you want to give Suffolk Coastal District Council your views on the first draft Local Plan – and especially its impact on Saxmundham – remember that THE LAST DAY... more...

Tomorrow (Tuesday) 4 – 7.30 p.m. Market Hall Drop-in Session – District Council officers to explain new Local Plan proposals

30/07/2018

There's a drop-in session at the Market Hall tomorrow from 4 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. It's organised by Suffolk Coastal District Council to inform all interested about their new draft... more...

New draft Local Plan launched by District Council for consultation over summer holiday – let us know YOUR views

27/07/2018

The new draft Local Plan was published by Suffolk Coastal District Council on Friday 20th July.  It offers a consultation period that closes on 14th September – in other words,... more...

Our recent public meeting on housing – reporting your views

09/07/2018

Our warm thanks to the (around 70) residents who took part our public meeting held on 27th June to discuss Housing & the Future of Saxmundham.  You can click here... more...