Barton Mills Parish Council has been working with Hastoe Housing Association Limited to create a development of affordable homes on Church Lane in Barton Mills, now completed.
30th October 2013 - open day to explain the development and help potential applicants.
5th June 2013: planning permission was formally granted for the site.
8th May 2013: the Section 106 agreement was completed.
April 2013: the Archaeological survey has been completed and it looks like no further surveys will be required.
28th March 2013: Hastoe completed on the land purchase.
February 2014: bidding for occupancy to take place.
25th April 2014: handover of properties to tenants.
In March 2010, the Parish Council agreed a lease with Suffolk County Council for a plot of land for use as allotments. Approximately one acre of land has been converted into plots and half-plots and is worked by more than 20 families in the village. There is also a Junior Allotments Club which is becoming increasingly popular. For more information, contact the Parish Clerk.