Ipswich, Suffolk

Client
Concertus/Suffolk County Council

 

Task

Prepare an Outline Planning Application for 170 new homes and associated infrastructure

Role
Architect

Copdock and Washbrook is a civil parish in the Babergh district, in the county of Suffolk, England. It covers the villages of Copdock and Washbrook, as well as the hamlets of Coles Green, Mace Green and Washbrook Street. In 2006 the parish had an estimated population of 1,130.

Old maps of Copdock show it to be a small, dispersed farming village with a river at its lowest point and defined field boundaries. Old London Road separates the village, to the west, and St Peter’s Church, Copdock Hall, and the Rectory  to the east.

 

Working with Concertus, Phase 2 Planning, David Jarvis Associates and Ingent, Bluepencil Designs prepared the Design and Access Statement and parameter plans as well as a detailed layout and 3D model to illustrate the capacity of the site and to show how the neighbourhood plan could be delivered. The layout was carefully designed to create a series of interesting views, vistas and ‘events’ as one travels through and around the site, creating a unique sense of place. The Pre-application Public Consultation was carried out online.

 

The application was submitted in April 2021

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