Land promoter and developer Jaynic has entered into a land promotion agreement on 279-acres adjacent to the A11 at Barton Mills, Suffolk.
Located on the ‘Cambridge-Norwich A11 Tech Corridor’, this significant employment opportunity would provide a safe new entrance to Barton Mills via a new junction on the A11, bringing with it the opportunity to incorporate the A11-Newmarket Road crossroads at Herringswell Road and closure of the A11 access from Newmarket Road at Tuddenham Road, both of which have poor highway safety records.
Pedestrian/cycleway connectivity would be improved, and sustainable links created via new and existing routes.
Andrew Anderson, director at Jaynic, said: “We hope to achieve a local plan allocation in due course for a significant new business park along this strategic corridor, together with key highway safety improvements, both of which will provide local and district-wide benefits.
“The site has not been allocated in the draft local plan but was identified in a recent evidence-based document as a potential opportunity to grow the district’s existing commercial sites.”
Stakeholders for the site include West Suffolk Council, the local community and businesses to promote the very real economic development and highway benefits that would come from such a development.
The scheme would also deliver improvements to the ecological constraint zones within the site, meeting biological net gain requirements and providing wider ecological benefits, with the potential to help bring forward other developments in the area with significant ecological constraints.
Jaynic was advised by Martyn Holland, property partner and Sarah Swann, senior associate at national law firm Irwin Mitchell.
Property agents Hazells and Bidwells will be working with Jaynic to promote the site to occupiers and the Council alike.
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