Major Planning Permission Approved For Haverhill

6 June 2014, 16:31 | Updated: 6 June 2014, 17:09

Planning permission for a major project that could see up to a thousand new homes in North West Haverhill has been appoved.

Cllr Terry Clements, St Edmundsbury Borough Council's has said this growth represents opportunity for the town in terms of jobs.

It's thought the project could also see a relief road built that everyone in Haverhill has been pushing for.

The project also offers plans for a new primary school, affordable housing, health facilities as well as a retail area, community facilities and open space.