A new identity and a long-term legacy

Proposed name of Horndon St Marys, drawing from local history and place connections

Ensuring the benefits of development are enjoyed by all, for generations to come, through careful stewardship.

New homes

Around 2,000 new homes to suit all needs from first-time buyers to families and later living

35% (around 700) affordable homes, providing housing security


A new primary school with safe walking and cycling routes

Working with Peartree Surgery and West Horndon Surgery to provide primary care GP services

A new heart for the community

Well-designed public space at the heart of the neighbourhood

Shops, a community hub, business and job opportunities

protecting nature

A focus on landscape, with nature and greenery integrated throughout the site

Restoration of natural fenland and improved wildlife habitats


Activities and facilities that foster a strong sense of community between new and existing residents

Having everything the neighbourhood needs on its doorstep, from space to socialise to community allotments

Active Living

Sports facilities, a new club house, playgrounds and parks for all abilities to enjoy

Walking and cycling trails to encourage active travel

Sustainable travel

Improvements to West Horndon train station with a new bus service to link the wider areas to the north and south

New road infrastructure including a link road to the A128

Infrastructure First

A commitment to providing infrastructure early in the build stage