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Four storey apartment block on West Parade given go-ahead by Lincoln councillors, despite concerns

Plans for a new four storey apartment block in the West Parade area of Lincoln have been approved by councillors, despite a number of them voting against the proposals. Councillors gave the green light to the controversial development by a seven to four margin at a planning committee meeting on Wednesday, February 8. The building will consist…

Plans for a new four storey apartment block in the West Parade area of Lincoln have been approved by councillors, despite a number of them voting against the proposals.

Councillors gave the green light to the controversial development by a seven to four margin at a planning committee meeting on Wednesday, February 8.

The building will consist of 22 two bedroom apartments and a 20-space car park.

Artist impression: Stem Architects

Current buildings (49-51 West Parade) will now be demolished to make way for the new development, despite a number of objections from local residents.

Artist impression: Stem Architects

Issues highlighted by residents included:

  • Residents’ parking
  • Highway safety
  • Design of the building
  • Restriction on the levels of student accommodation in the area
  • Height of the building

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