Peek Close Development
This project is now complete and the history of the develpoment is summerised in this publication, Peek Close
The Peek Close site, which was formerly a County Council gritting depot, was acquired from Suffolk County Council by the Lavenham Community Land Trust, for the development of local needs housing.
‘Planning permission was granted in January 2017, to build 18 dwellings. These will comprise a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom properties. Most will be for rent, with some where shared ownership will be available and there will be two starter homes. The Design and Access Statement and outline drawings are below.'
As part of the planning application a Design & Access Statement was prepared.
‘Work on site commenced in March 2017, with the demolition of the existing buildings'
Follow the progress below and in the picture gallery which show the site progressing towards completion and occupation late summer 2019.
On 21st March 2017 Lavenham District Councillor, Will Shropshire, accompanied the new chief executive of Babergh District Council, Arthur Charvonia and his housing strategist Julie Abbey-Taylor visited the site.
Site after demolition September 2017
General view of site
On Friday 9th March, our MP James Cartlidge did the honours and turned the first turf to start work on the site behind Harwood Place for the development of 18 homes for local people.
The site is owned by Lavenham Community Land Trust and the developer is Hastoe Housing. The site is planned to be ready for occupation in the Summer of 2019.
Progress end July 2018