The Village of Badingham lies in the beautiful Alde valley. It is within the Suffolk Coastal District Council boundary. Badingham has a committed and active community, many groups and associations exist in the village. The village has a church, a pub and village hall. The local schools that serve Badingham are Dennington Primary School and Thomas Mills Academy High School. A very well supported PlaySchool operates from the Village Hall for pre-school children. The local Police station is based at Framlingham Fire Station.
Planning Policy Documents - Contain information that explains the policies that are used by SCDC for decision making and determination of Planning Applications, and, how the authority is working towards meeting increased housing stock in towns and villages within the district. These are - SCDC 'Local Plan' and the Government 'National Planning Policy Framework'