Hopkins Homes - St George's Park, IP6
This exciting new community provides a unique environment where the architecture and landscaping has been consciously created to complement the former chalk quarry as can be seen from the distinctive white terracing, public space and the wide range of homes, each carefully designed to complement this new community.
Needham Market is a delightful town situated in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, 20 miles east from the cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds.
It has a rich history and initially grew around the wool combing industry. The town’s picturesque high street is made up of an eclectic mix of buildings; boasting spectacular architectural features including the 15th Century parish church and the medieval Limes Hotel, as well as timber framed properties and grand town houses.
This rural town is a haven for walkers and cyclists, providing beautiful routes along the River Gipping and around Needham Lake. The Lake not only provides play areas and picnic tables, but fantastic spots for fishing whilst nature lovers will discover a variety of wildlife including waterfowl, fish and dragonfly.
Needham Market is a vibrant community with a gym, two supermarkets, Post Office, library, café, public houses and a range of independent stores to meet your everyday needs including an award-winning butchers and bakery. The town is also home to Alder Carr Farm, which boasts the Barn Café, courtyard craft centre and popular farm shop, selling a delicious array of fresh, local products. There is also a community centre and local sports clubs in the town, including football and cricket.
Needham Market is home to Bosmere Primary School as well as Needham Market Country Practice, providing a Doctors Surgery and Pharmacy.
For more amenities and shops, Stowmarket is located just over 3 miles away and offers supermarkets, twiceweekly market, cinema and leisure centre with swimming pool. The town is also home to The John Peel Centre for Creative Arts and the Museum of East Anglian Life – one of the biggest museums in Suffolk.
The Great Eastern Main Line railway runs through the town, with Needham Market Railway Station providing frequent trains to Ipswich, just 10 minutes away, or connections to both London Liverpool Street and Cambridge. By road, the A140 leads north to Norfolk and nearby A14 connects to Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and the wider main road network.