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Multi Modal Distribution Centre, Stowmarket

Instruction – Provision of special project advice to Local Planning Authority

Client – Mid Suffolk District Council

Project Details – 45ha employment development comprising 120,000m2 of B2 and B8 floorspace, rail sidings, new access and off site highway improvements to A14 trunk road, landscape, ecological and drainage infrastructure

LPP’s role

Special project advisor to Planning Authority – Assessment of outline application and Environmental Statement – Liaison with statutory consultees including Network Rail and Highways Agency – Liaison with third party groups, local residents and MP’s – Briefing and planning strategy advice to local authority officers and members – Site subsequently identified as a strategic employment site in Mid Suffolk DC Core Strategy Focused Review Adopted (2012)