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Breckland District Council is reviewing its Local Plan. They want to hear your thoughts on how the district should manage future growth and opportunities.

19 February 2024

Breckland District Council is reviewing its Local Plan. They want to hear your thoughts on how the district should manage future growth and opportunities.


Breckland has set out a number of development strategy options.


As far as Mattishall is concerned, the options are:


A. Market Town Focus- this would mean 64 new houses in Mattishall


B. Urban/rural split- this would mean 499 new houses in Mattishall


C. Maximise strategic sites- this would mean 0 new houses in Mattishall


D. Maximise strategic sites and urban/.rural split- this would mean 246 new houses in Mattishall


E. Urban/rural split, including villages with boundaries- this would mean 349 new houses in Mattishall


F. Maximise strategic sites and urban/rural split- this would mean 166 new houses in Mattishall


Breckland Council has received possible development sites from landowners/developers for consideration.


In Mattishall these are:

Thynnes Lane- 150 houses

Ivy Barn- 42 houses

Poplar Farm- 20 houses

South Green- 20 houses

149 Dereham Road- 126 houses.


Breckland Council has asked for views to be submitted to them by 19th February 2024:

https://brecklandlocalplan.commonplace.is/.../breck.../step1


Mattishall Parish Council will be discussing and agreeing its comments at our public meeting on Monday 5th February, 7pm at Poultec, South Green. All are welcome to attend.

Breckland District Council is reviewing its Local Plan. They want to hear your thoughts on how the district should manage future growth and opportunities.
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