A statement from Mendip District Council: Outline Planning Approval for Saxonvale, Frome

Mendip District Council, as landowner, acknowledges the decision of the Planning Board tonight (Thursday 28th January, 2021) to approve outline planning permission for land at Saxonvale, Frome, subject to agreement of conditions with the developer.

Saxonvale CGI
Leader of Mendip District Council, Cllr Ros Wyke, said: "I am delighted at this positive next step for Frome. This exemplary development will deliver a mixed-use community, with flexible commercial units, high-quality public realm, open space, and homes for all ages.

"I look forward to witnessing the thriving post-Covid regeneration of this popular town."

Mendip District Council's Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Enterprise and Finance, Barry O'Leary, said: "This is great news for the people of Frome, the district, the economy and environment. Instead of a stalled site, we will have sustainability and bloom."