• Works for new pavement in Mill Lane

    Work starts on 4th January on the construction of a new footway along the south side of Mill Lane, near to the new housing.

  • Newsletter from Lovells November 2021

    Acle Newsletter Nov 2021
  • Metal fencing along Mill Lane

    In response to some queries from residents about the new metal fencing erected on the Mill Lane side of the Norwich Road site, the developer has confirmed:

    “All of the fencing that has currently been erected on site is temporary. The finished fencing will be a timber close boarded fence. This is currently like this as a site security measure.”

  • Lovell Newsletter re site

    Newsletter October 2020
  • Closure of Permissive Path between Mill Lane and Norwich Road

    Norfolk County Council have sent notice that the permissive path from the telephone exchange on Norwich Road to Mill Lane will close from the week commencing 27th March as the contractors move on to the site to start work.

    The plans for the 137 new homes do include a pedestrian access onto Mill Lane (and emergency vehicle access) and another pedestrian access onto the unmade track at the top of Mill Lane, but these will not be available until the site is safe to be opened to public access.

  • BDC approved plans for Norwich Road site

    BDC Committee minutes
  • Plans for land off Norwich Road/Mill Lane

    The plans have been published for the Norfolk County Council land off Norwich Road/ Mill Lane. It’s for 137 residential units, and includes 1-beds to 4-beds, with a mix of affordable rented, shared-ownership and market homes.

    You can see the plans at :


    Put in 20191215 under Application Number, then click Search at the bottom of the page

    Then click on 20191215 and then View Related Documents at the bottom of the page

    I would start with the “Site Masterplan”…

  • Affordable rented and shared ownership homes on Land off Norwich Road

    33% of the dwellings on the land off Norwich Road will be affordable (intermediate housing and rented housing for eligible households whose needs are not met by the market)
    • Of these, expected that 60% will be rented and 40% will be Intermediate Housing (=dwellings for sale at prices below local market price – can include shared equity)
    • Up to 1/3rd of the affordable rented dwellings to be let on first occupation to people living in Acle, or if not then people who work in Acle, or if not then people who need to move to Acle to support family members or receive support, or if not then other residents in Broadland area (BDC to allocate the tenants)
    For checking with Housing Options to ensure you are registered on the Council’s Housing list please use:-

    [email protected]

    Tel 01603 430641

    For the Intermediate Tenure (probably as shared ownership) in the first instance please register with Help to Buy ESE (for shared ownership NOT equity loan):-


  • Consultation on plans for 138 homes on land off Norwich Road


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