Lockdown froze the housing market with the biggest blow to the industry in a generation – but buyers in Suffolk are chomping at the bit to buy, according to estate agents.

A developer has launched a fresh bid to build a small housing development in a Suffolk village - less than a year after a previous application was blocked over wildlife concerns.

A fresh bid to build a small housing development in a Suffolk village has been blocked - a year and a half after a similar application also failed.

A controversial scheme to build 150 homes on the edge of a Suffolk village has been approved on appeal.

Residents in coronavirus lockdown near Sudbury say their lives are being made a misery by noise and vibration from a building development next to their homes.

Five new ecofriendly and portable houses are planned for a former brickworks and gravel pit site in Suffolk.

The number of people sleeping rough on the streets of Sudbury, Hadleigh and neighbouring towns is decreasing thanks to new initiatives introduced by councils.

Plans for a new 190 home estate and a care home which would create 50 jobs have been submitted to Babergh District Council.

A decision over plans to build 100 homes in a rural village has been deferred amid mass protest from local politicians and residents.

A resident on a new development near Sudbury has hit out at housebuilder Kier Homes over electrical and damp problems with the new property.

Last year’s most expensive home was previously owned by famous sports presenter and former jockey Emma Spencer – who sold her palatial Newmarket home for a bank-breaking £2.7 million.

Plans have been unveiled to bring up to 20 council sites forward for housing developments – with nearly £11 million pledged to kick start the scheme.

A vision to build three huge garden towns totalling 43,000 homes in north Essex should be abandoned in favour of smaller settlements nearer to existing population centres, it has been urged.


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