80 new homes planned on Broads’ village boundary
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A developer wants to build more homes on another slice of land next to a site where it already has permission to put up 56.
The green light was given at the end of last year for the development, comprising mostly of bungalows, in Martham.
Now Beccles-based Cripps Developments wants to grow the plot taking in land between Repps Road and Low Road and bringing the total number of dwellings to 80.
Under a new application the two plots are being seen as a single development.
It means adding 32 more bungalows to the overall scheme.
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Although technically the new site lies outside the village development boundary in papers submitted in support of the application it is being tagged as an “infill” site.
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The proposal is for 76 bungalows and four houses - 47 on the roadside site, which already has permission, and 33 on the new parcel of land described as a meadow.
Some 16 properties, 20pc of the entire build, will be “affordable.”
Access to the homes, which are in a flood zone, will be from routes already approved on the main site.
The site itself will consist of three looping roads and an area of open space.
The homes will be red-brick with “rural” style tiled roofs. Those in the most prominent locations will have some decorative flintwork.
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