Defender pens new contract.Having signed the contract on Thursday afternoon, Tom's deal will be cleared by the relevant authorities in the coming days.
The current Colchester United Player of the Year has now played over 100 league and cup games in a U's shirt and has become a pivotal figure in the club's current style of play.
But, following recent negotiations, he has now signed a contract to extend his deal to the end of the 2015/16 campaign.
The cultured centre back, who joined the U's from Ipswich Town in 2011, was due to be out of contract at the end of this season.
Colchester United central defender Tom Eastman has signed a new contract to keep him at the club until the summer of 2016.