Over 80 new retirement homes on the horizon for three Lincoln villages

Planning permission has been granted for three new developments by Lincolnshire housing service provider LACE Housing.

The not for profit company specialises in the provision of housing and support services for older and vulnerable people in Lincolnshire.

After securing a £2.6m bid from the government’s Homes and Communities Agency as part of its Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme earlier in the year, the association is progressing with contracts to build new retirement homes in Ingham, Washingborough and Nettleham.

Permission has been granted for 12 one and two-bedroom apartments on Lincoln Road in Ingham, eight two-bedroom bungalows and 22 two-bedroom apartments on Church Hill in Washingborough, and 14 two-bedroom bungalows and 26 two-bedroom apartments on Deepdale Lane in Nettleham.

The mixture of rented and shared ownership properties is being created in partnership with West Lindsey and North Kesteven district councils, with building work expected to begin later in the year.

Nick Chambers, Chief Executive of LACE Housing, said: “As we prepare to officially open some brand new accommodation and a holiday apartment in Skegness, we’re excited to get working on our next projects within the county.

“They’ve been in the pipeline for a while now, so we’re really pleased to have reached the next stage; we’re committed to providing quality accommodation and services for Lincolnshire’s ever-increasing older population.

“These new developments will enable more people to remain within the communities they have grown up in and maintain links with their friends and family while enjoying quality facilities.”