Broadland outlines sites for development and growth

Hellesdon - Royal Norwich golf club. Photo: Bill Smith

Hellesdon - Royal Norwich golf club. Photo: Bill Smith - Credit: Archant © 2012

A breakdown of the major development sites identified by Broadland District Council for homes, businesses and open space until 2026.

Hellesdon – The Royal Norwich Golf Club has been allocated as a site for between 800 and 1,000 homes, with the south-west corner left undeveloped for recreational use. The hospital grounds have been allocated for residential and employment use, with 300 homes and a training centre at Carrobreck House, though the buildings' heritage value will be protected. Land to the north-east of St Mary's Church has been allocated for an extension to the burial ground, and a 12-hectare site north-east of Reepham Road earmarked for recreational space.

Aylsham – Around 250 homes and a football club has been allocated for a 17.5-hectare site north of B1145 Cawston Road. A further 300 homes have been slated for north of Burgh Road to the west of the A140. Both sites would include community facilities, public open space and allotments.

Drayton – Land east of Cator Road and north of Hall Lane allocated for 200 homes, with a site east of School Road for 20 homes and retail use.

Taverham – A 4.5-hectare site at Fir Covert Road allocated for employment, retail and community facilities.


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Thorpe St Andrew – A 53-hectares plot of land has been allocated for expansion of Broadland Business Park.

Blofield – 175 homes, business use and open space between the A47 and Yarmouth Road. A further 22 homes south of Yarmouth Road.

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Brundall – 150 homes and open space to the west of Cucumber Lane. A seven-hectare site north of Berryfields is allocated for open space.

Blofield Heath – 20 homes north of Blofield Corner

Great and Little Plumstead – The former Little Plumstead Hospital site could take 75 homes, some of which have already been built, and a primary school which opened in 2011.

Horsford – Land at Pinelands, Holt Road, has been allocated for 63 homes and employment use. Some have already been built.

Horsham St Faith – 40 homes east of Manor Road.

Norwich Airport – A 35-hectare site for employment associated with the airport, and benefiting from being nearby, with direct access from the A140/bypass interchange and trees to screen it from residential properties.

Salhouse – 20 homes on land north of Norwich Road.

Spixworth – Five hectares at Crostwick Lane has been allocated for 54 homes and open space.

Acle – Up to 150 homes on land north of Norwich Road, around 30 north of Springfield, and 20 south of Acle station.

Reepham – Around 90 homes to the south of Dereham Road, 50 homes east of Whitwell Road and a 1.7-hectare site to the south for open space. Twenty homes for land at the former station yard on Station Road.

Wroxham – 100 homes for land off Keys Drive and Salhouse Road.

Buxton – Land east of Lion Road will take 20 homes.

Cawston – Land east of Gayford Road will take 20 homes.

Coltishall – Between 50 and 60 homes and open space for a site off Rectory Road.

Lenwade – A new village hall and 27 homes allocated to a site north of Hubbards Loke and west of Hall Walk, Great Witchingham.

Lingwood – The village hall will replaced by 39 homes and a new hall built east of Station Road, while playing fields north of Norwich Road will be extended.

Reedham – Up to 20 homes for land at Station Road.

South Walsham – Land east of Burlingham Road for up to 20 homes.

Alderford – A six-hectare site for the future expansion of the Bernard Matthews plant.

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