Lavenham Community Land Trust was formed in 2014 and is a partnership between the Parish Council, Babergh District Council and Hastoe Housing. Its principal aim is to provide well-designed, high quality, energy efficient affordable homes for local people. It aquired a site from Suffolk County Council in Melford Road Lavenham and Planning Permission was granted in January 2017 for 18 homes. These homes are due for completion and occupation late summer 2019. Further information is available from www.hastoe.com and the Lavenham Community Land Trust website.