Mayday Saxonvale, Frome
Mixed use: residential, commercial, civic, workplace
Outline planning Approved
Frome community group
A community-led, not for profit group seeking to redevelop 10 acres of brownfield town centre land in Frome, Somerset.
Stories is the preferred development partner to Mayday Saxonvale, a
community-led not for profit group seeking to redevelop 10 acres of brownfield town centre land in Frome, Somerset.
An outline planning application has been approved and negotiations with Mendip District Council are ongoing.
This project is a a joint venture with a community-led group. This scheme has led to a great deal of interest in the capacity for the private and not-for-profit sectors to collaborate for effective outcomes. The development would see all surplus development profit flow directly back in to the local community.
The scheme and approach to delivery and funding is expressly directed at creating long term social and economic value for, and by, the people of Frome. The scheme includes 40% affordable housing, new workspace, a lido and spa, and land for a new school.