Marshmoor Park is nestled in the glorious Suffolk countryside just five miles from Stowmarket, Marshmoor Residential Park is as beautiful as the surrounding countryside. Well-maintained and peaceful, it delivers the rural idyll while being within easy reach of Ipswich and just a 30 minute drive from the coast and seaside ports of Harwich and Felixstowe. Benefiting from attractive grounds and views over the surrounding open landscape, Marshmoor Park lies close to the village of Great Bricett. Offering a relaxed pace of life, it is a place where anyone can kick back and feel at home. For residents' peace of mind, a park manager lives on the site to offer round-the-clock security. Local shops can be found in the neighbouring communities of Bildeston and Hadleigh. They offer a range of essential goods and services. More shops and amenities can be found in Needham Market and Stowmarket. Doctors surgeries are located in the local towns, while dental practices can be found in Hadleigh, Needham Market, Stowmarket and Ipswich. Hospitals are located in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds. A mobile library visits Marshmoor Park regularly. The park does not allow pets and residents must be over the age of 25. A regular bus service to Ipswich and Stowmarket runs from a stop at the end of the lane to the park. In addition, an 'on demand' rural minibus service operates on a 24-hour notice basis. Getting There Regular bus service from Ipswich and Stowmarket. By car from Ipswich, take the B1067 and then B1078 and turn right into Wallow Lane.
SITE RULES FOR MARSHMOOR PARK (â€œthe Parkâ€)
The following Site Rules are intended to ensure that acceptable standards are maintained on the Park for the benefit of residents generally, and to promote and maintain community cohesion on the Park.
These Rules form part of the terms of the occupation agreement between the Park owner and each resident living on the Park, and must be followed to ensure that good order is maintained on the Park at all times for the benefit of all occupiers.
1. Private gardens are to be kept neat and tidy and the planting of hedges, trees and certain shrubs will only be permitted with the park owner's permission (which will not be unreasonably withheld). Occupiers who have been given permission to erect a fence must comply with the maximum height and construction of fences as stipulated in the site licence conditions. In
consideration to all residents, grass cutting should not take place before 10.30 am on Sundays. Gardens are to be left intact when the occupier vacates the pitch.
2. Occupiers are not permitted to keep any flammable substances on the Park
except for their reasonably necessary domestic use.
3. For health and safety reasons occupiers may not store any combustible items underneath their home at any time.
4. For the safety of occupiers, bonfires, incinerators, pyrotechnics and other external fires are not permitted on the Park. However, barbecues are permitted provided the relevant occupier has taken adequate firefighting precautions.
5. No explosive materials may be kept on the Park.
6. No guns, firearms or other offensive weapons may be kept on the Park except where the occupier holds a valid licence from the appropriate authority. In such case the occupier must take all necessary precautions to keep the weapon stored safely. No such weapons may be used on the Park at any time, even where the occupier holds a valid licence.
7. Occupiers or their guests must not damage, remove or interfere with any equipment, property, flora or fauna on the Park which is owned by the Park owner or any third party.
8. Occupiers are responsible for ensuring that all electrical and gas installations and appliances in their home are safe and comply with current standards.
9. Occupiers are responsible for ensuring that their pitches are maintained in a safe and accessible condition at all times. Improvements
10. Occupiers must maintain their homes in a sound state of repair and condition (including being capable of movement from one place to another without undue risk of damage) at all times.
11. Any occupier who wishes to carry out improvements to their home or pitch must make a written request to the Park owner in advance, setting out the details of the proposed improvements, along with plans/sketches of said improvements. No improvements may be carried out to the pitch or to the exterior of the home without the prior written permission of the Park owner,
which will not be unreasonably withheld.
Sheds and Other Structures
12. A storage shed or other structure is permitted per pitch. The size, type, material, location and design of the shed must be approved in writing in advance by the Park owner (which will not be unreasonably withheld). No shed which exceeds 6 feet in length, 5 feet in width or 7 feet in height will be permitted. It is the responsibility of the occupier to ensure that their shed is
adequately maintained and kept in a neat and tidy condition at all times.
13. Any shed or other structure erected on the pitch must be made of noncombustible material, and must comply with the conditions of the Park's site licence.
14. Occupiers are responsible for the disposal of their household waste, including
garden and recyclable waste. Waste must be deposited in the appropriate
bins or containers provided, which must be left in the correct location for
collection by the local authority on the appropriate day.
Prohibition of Business Activities
15. The Park is intended for residential use only. Occupiers are not permitted to
carry on any business activities from their mobile home, their pitch or any
other part of the Park.
16. No person under the age of 25 years is permitted to live on the Park. The
Park owner may require an occupier to provide proof of age.
17. Relatives and friends under this age are permitted to stay over but for no
more than two weeks in any given month.
18. Musical instruments, music players and other appliances must not be used in
such a way as may cause a nuisance or disturbance to others, particularly
between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.
19. Occupiers may not keep any pet or animal in their park home or on their pitch
or the Park except for the following:
a. not more than one domestic cat. Cats must not be permitted to upset
or cause a nuisance to other users of the Park, and must not despoil
the Park; or
b. Not more than one other animal of a type commonly kept as a
domestic pet, which must be securely housed in a cage, aquarium or
For the avoidance of doubt dogs are not permitted on the Park, subject to rule
20. These rules do not have retrospective effect. If you were permitted to keep a
pet on the Park under the previous rules you will not be treated as being in
breach when these rules take effect. However, when the pet dies or leaves
the Park it can only be replaced if this would comply with these rules.
21. Nothing in these rules prevents an occupier from keeping an assistance dog if
this is required to support their disability and Assistance Dogs UK or any
successor body has issued the occupier with an Identification Book or other
appropriate evidence of requirement.
22. All occupiers must take appropriate steps to safeguard their external water
pipes against damage or bursting from frost. Occupiers are responsible for
maintaining the visible pipework on their pitch at all times.
23. Access to the Park owner's workshops and vacant pitches by occupiers or
their guests is not permitted, and occupiers must not tamper with or move
building materials, plant or machinery.
Vehicles and Parking
24. All vehicles must be driven on the Park safely and with due care and
attention, and must obey the stated speed limit on the Park. The one-way
systems are to be strictly observed, and vehicles must not reverse around the
25. Parking is only permitted in the areas provided.
26. Roads must be kept clear at all times for access by emergency vehicles.
27. As required by law, all residents vehicles on the Park must be taxed, insured
and in a roadworthy condition, and driven only by persons who are insured to
drive them and who hold a valid driving licence for the type of vehicle being
28. Abandoned or unroadworthy vehicles must not be kept or used on the Park,
and the Park owner may take appropriate steps to remove such vehicles from
the Park. All costs for said removal will be passed to the vehicle owner
29. Major maintenance to vehicles on the Park is prohibited.
30. Occupiers may not keep vehicles with a gross vehicle weight in excess of 3.5
tonnes on the Park overnight. Commercial vehicles used by or on behalf of
occupiers must not create a nuisance to other residents and must be parked
in an area designated by the Park owner.
31. Touring caravans will be allowed on the Park for a maximum of 24 hours to
allow for cleaning/provisioning prior to any excursion.
32. It is forbidden to tamper with or to interfere with any of the fire-fighting
equipment on the Park. Fire point hoses and other fire-fighting equipment
must only be used in case of emergency.
33. All mobile homes must be equipped with a smoke detector and a fire
extinguisher/fire blanket which conforms to the relevant British Standard.
34. A fire risk assessment for the Park area is available for inspection in the Park
office during normal business hours, and all residents should familiarise
themselves with the information provided.
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