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Attleborough South Presentation

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Attleborough Development Partnership (ADP)

Introduction

1. Background & Context
2. Phasing of Development and Supporting Infrastructure
3. T ravel Interventions Funding and Options
4. Partnership Views

1. Background & Context

- Planning Context
- Ptarmigan’s Involvement
- Transport Issues

Planning Context

Planning Context Map

2008
East of England Plan confirms Breckland’s housing numbers of 15,200 new homes (2001-21)

2009
Breckland Council adopts Core Strategy – Attleborough to accommodate at least 4,000 homes as an urban extension south of the railway

2010
Breckland Council consults on Attleborough and Snetterton Heath Area Action Plan and proposes options for Sustainable Urban Extension

2014
Breckland Council cease work on AA P and convert to new Local Plan

2014/15
Breckland Council publish new Local Plan issues and options – Attleborough identified as a ‘location for substantial housing and employment growth’, with at least 4,000 homes to be located in a Strategic Urban Extension south of Attleborough

2015/2016
Breckland Council publish new Local Plan Preferred Directions – Attleborough confirmed as location for at least 4,000 homes. Extent of Strategic Urban Extension identified

Late 2016
Local Plan submitted to Inspectorate for examination

Early 2017
Local Plan hearings

Mid/Late 2017
Local Plan adoption

Ptarmigan’s involvement

Ptarmingans Involvement Image

Transport

Link Road options

  • Mott MacDonald
  • Assessment for AAP

Capita reports

  • Link Road Delivery
  • Town Centre
  • Smarter Choices

Strategic Economic Plan

  • Local Growth Fund

LEP LOCAL GROWTH FUND

  • £4.5m allocated
  • Fixed profile for spend
Total 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
Town centre transport improvements £2,500,000 £150,000 £1,150,000 £1,200,000
High Street improvements £500,000 £500,000
Sustainable transport £1,510,000 £80,000 £80,000 £750,000 £600,000

 

The Link Road

The Link Road

2. Masterplan Phasing and Infrastructure

Masterplan Phasing and Infrastructure

Masterplan

  • 4000 homes
  • 34 dwellings per hectare (DPH) average
  • Each neighbourhood seld contained
  • Local facilities
  • Sport, play and recreational open space
  • Sustainable drainage and wetland habitat protection

Masterplan Img 1

Link Road Phasing - Phase 1

Phase 1
approx. 500 homes

Infrastructure to be delivered

  • Retail
  • Community Infrastructure

Total = 510 homes
Cumulative total = 510 homes

Master Plan Img 2

Link Road Phasing - Phase 2

Phase 2
approx. 1000 homes

Infrastructure to be delivered

  • Retail
  • 1st Primary School

Sub total = 415 homes
Cumulative total = 925 homes

Master Plan Img 3

Link Road Phasing - Phase 3

Phase 3
approx. 1500 homes

Infrastructure to be delivered

  • Link road

Sub total = 559 homes
Cumulative total = 1484 homes

Master Plan Img 4

Link Road Phasing - Phase 4

Phase 4
approx. 2500 homes

Infrastructure to be delivered

  • Retail
  • 2nd Primary School

Sub total = 937 homes
Cumulative total = 2421 homes

MasterPlan Img 5

 

Link Road Phasing - Phase 5

Phase 5
approx. 3100 homes

Infrastructure to be delivered

  • Completion of development west of Buckenham Road

Sub total = 637 homes
Cumulative total = 3058 homes

MasterPlan Img 6

 

Link Road Phasing - Phase 6

Phase 6
approx. 4000 homes

Infrastructure to be delivered

  • Retail
  • Completion of development

Sub total = 912 homes
Cumulative total = 3970 homes

Master Plan Img 7

 

Supporting Infrastructure

  • Leys Lane Crossing
  • Leys Lane pedestrian improvements
  • Old Buckenham Road pedestrian improvements
  • Breckland Lodge Roundabout

Required Transport Interventions - Town Centre Junction Improvements

Required Transport Interventions


Link Road Delivery

Working threshold based on
• Technical work
• Improvements for non-car modes
• Mechanism to secure link road and rail bridge delivery

Link Road Delivery

3. Transport Funding & Options

- Link Road Delivery
- Option 1 - Link road focussed (A11 roundabout/Link road)
- Option 2 - Town Centre focussed (Street scene/pedestrian and cycle)
- Option 3 - Mixed (Link road and Town Centre focussed)

Options For LGF Spending

  • Core spend on gyratory footbridge, town centre traffic signals and DDA route to station £2.6m
  • Options for delivery with the remaining LGF

Option 1 - Link Road focussed
Option 2 - Town centre focussed
Option 3 - Mixed (A11 roundabout/Town Centre)

Option 1 - Link Road focussed

Core Package plus:

  • A11 roundabout improvement
  • Link Road sections

LinkRoadFocussed

Options for LGF Spending

Option 2 - Town centre and sustainable transport focussed

Core package plus:

  • Town Centre walking, cycling and parking
  • Old Buckenham Road footway
  • Town centre bus enhancements
  • Wider area walking and cycling improvements

Options for LGF

Options for LGF Spending

Option 3 - Mixed

Core package plus: 

  • All roundabout improvement
  • Focussed town centre walking, cycling and parking
  • Limited Link Road sections

Options for LGF Spending

 

 4. Partnership views

Matters for ADP Board to consider and provide views on:

  • The timing of delivery of the link road and accompanying level of development
  • The preferred option packages for remaining LG F money

The Board’s views are needed on these key matters to inform:

  • The delivery of necessary highway network improvements, and
  • Shape key components of forthcoming planning application for the Urban Extension