Waveney Local Plan

Infrastructure

3.6 To deliver and support the growth plans outlined within this section the following new and improved infrastructure will be required.

Transport

  • Beccles Southern Relief Road (currently under construction)
  • Junction improvements at Blyburgate/Peddars Lane, Loddon Road/A146, Ashmans Road/Frederick Road, Gosford Road/Grove Road and Norwich Road/Yarmouth Road
  • Access improvements and servicing to Ellough Enterprise Zone
  • Cycle link to the Ellough industrial estates over land allocated as the Beccles and Worlingham Garden Neighbourhood (Policy WLP3.1)
  • Improvements to the cycle network as identified in the Waveney Cycle Strategy

Education

  • New 1.5 form entry primary school on the Beccles and Worlingham Garden Neighbourhood (Policy WLP3.1)

Health Care

  • Extension to Beccles Medical Centre

Community Facilities

  • Improvements to library provision
  • New community centre on Beccles and Worlingham Garden Neighbourhood (Policy WLP3.1)

Green Infrastructure

  • Improvements to Beccles Quay (in Broads Authority area)
  • New Country Park south of Beccles
  • Improvements to tennis courts and bowling greens
  • New sports facilities on Beccles and Worlingham Garden Neighbourhood (Policy WLP3.1)
  • New allotments on Beccles and Worlingham Garden Neighbourhood (Policy WLP3.1)
  • New parks and play spaces on all development allocations

Utilities

  • Localised improvements to the sewerage network
  • Improvements to Beccles Water Recycling Centre to accommodate development post 2030.
  • Upgrades to the electricity network to the east of the town to serve new employment and housing growth.