10 August 2020
Rowland Warboys, Green councillor for Gislingham, said the bacon factory plans were taking development in Elmswell “one step too far”.
“If we voted to support this application, we would be voting against our own planning policies.
“The plans would expand Elmswell further than what is being strategically planned for. I don’t think Highways, nor Suffolk County Council’s education department, have come up with convincing outcomes for future travel.
“It is going to be a congested junction, and the proposals would take it even further.
In the council’s Infrastructure Delivery Plan, the area’s existing primary school would be expanded to 420 places, while a new school of the same size would also be built in Woolpit – at a combined cost of £5million.
The same application had been refused unanimously in February, and after a tied vote, and legal advice, the committee chair declined to use her casting vote.
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