Proposed Development

Wolsey Grange Phases 1b and 2

Ipswich, IP2 0UA

Learn about our plans for our community at Wolsey Grange

Taylor Wimpey will be delivering a high quality development of up to 750 new homes, including 35% affordable homes, a new 2-Form Entry school (with space for future expansion) and significant public open space.  
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Our proposal for Phase 2 at Wolsey Grange:


We are preparing proposals for a major new development of up to 750 homes and supporting infrastructure on land to the north of the A1071, Ipswich.  

Under our plans a mix of house types are proposed to suit buyers in a wide range of circumstances, with up to 35% of the new properties to be provided as affordable homes, to be administered by a council-approved housing association for local people in housing need.

About the site

Wolsey Grange Phase 2 lies with the planning authority area of Babergh & Mid Suffolk and is located to the north of the A1071, on the western edge of Ipswich and to the east of the A14.  

The Site emerged as a residential-led allocation within the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan (JLP) which was submitted for Examination in March 2021.  

The Site was identified as being suitable for the delivery of up to 750 homes, including affordable homes, up to 3ha of primary education land, public open space.  

Our proposals

Our development is designed to work within the constraints and opportunities of the site and is a scheme that respects the area’s surroundings. 
Our proposals include the following key elements:

  • Up to 750 sustainable new homes.
  • Delivery of affordable housing (35%) for local people in housing need.
  • A mix of property types and sizes to suit people in a range of circumstances.  
  • Extensive areas of public open space with leisure and play spaces - Trim trails and children’s play areas for every child across all age groups
  • Public Green Space – Opening up private land for public amenity comprising of 50% of the site area
  • Sustainable Modes of Transport - on-site and off-site junction and highway improvements Bus stop provision, improved access to existing bus corridor and traffic calming measures
  • Proposed delivery of a new school with additional land for future expansion if it is required
  • Over 18% Biodiversity Net Gain - Enhancement of natural habitats and protecting local wildlife

Community benefits

We believe our proposals will carry wider benefits to the local community beyond the provision of new homes.

These benefits include but are not limited to those set out in the below image