Policy GNLP5014 A47 North Burlingham Junction

36. This is a broad location of 2.48 ha providing for a site of up to 1 hectare for approximately 15 residential pitches for Gypsies and Travellers. The land in this broad location is in public ownership which will facilitate delivery of a site once the forthcoming A47 road improvements from Blofield to North Burlingham have been completed. Delivery of this site is contingent upon the A47 road improvement scheme going ahead.

37. The proximity to the A47 and its associated road improvement scheme presents noise and air quality issues that will require mitigation through the design of the development. Landscaping and tree planting will also be required to preserve the character of the surrounding area and views of non-designated heritage assets.

Policy GNLP5014

Land off A47 North Burlingham Junction is allocated as a 2.48 ha broad location for a residential Gypsy and Traveller site within which a 1 ha site will accommodate approximately 15 residential Gypsy and Traveller pitches.

The development will address the following site-specific matters:

  1. Access will be from the stopped-off road linking to the newly aligned B1140.
  2. Noise and air quality investigations will be required, with provision of a layout and design that incorporates a landscape buffer to the nearby major roads and noise mitigation measures to protect residential amenity.
  3. Landscaping and tree planting will be required to preserve the landscape character of the surrounding area and to protect views of non-designated heritage assets nearby.
  4. The residential pitches shall not be occupied by any persons other than Gypsies and Travellers and their families.

Policy Map

Map showing the broad location south of A47 proposed route