Plans for 75 new homes in Rendlesham, Suffolk have been approved by East Suffolk Council.

The homes will be delivered by Persimmon Homes as part of a development that will also comprise a woodland walk, street trees, a sustainable drainage system incorporating a pond and a community orchard. 

The development consists of one-to-five-bedroom homes for private sale and will also incorporate make a mixture of different housing types available through a housing association partner.  This includes 12 homes for below-market rent, seven for discounted market sale and six for shared ownership.  

The new development will see over £800,000 spent on community infrastructure.

New play facilities will be provided and almost £100,000 will be invested into local secondary schools and highway upgrades. A new bus stop will also be installed. 

Ian Hamilton, managing director of Persimmon Homes Suffolk said: “Our new development at Rendlesham combines a green and attractive design with the delivery of highly sought-after family housing in East Suffolk.

“As well as providing 75 new homes, there will be a range of facilities for new residents and the existing community to enjoy including a new play area, woodland walk and community orchard. In addition to these benefits, we will also be investing almost £100,000 into local schools and transport upgrades.” 

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