Industrial units proposed to improve business park

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24 new industrial units have been proposed for Witham St Hughs in an effort to improve a local business park.

The application lodged to North Kesteven District Council seeks permission to build the industrial units on a haulage and storage facility at St Hughs Business Park, Camp Road.

Developer Fawcett Construction Lincoln said that the existing yard would be removed to make way for the units.

The proposal would see the new units used for office space, light industrial units and storage.

A separate entrance door, roller shutter door and signage panel would be provided for each unit, as well as a rear access door.

Picture of the existing site at St Hughs Business Park.

The site is currently allocated as an employment area under the Central Lincolnshire Local Plan.

In a design and access statement, the applicant said that the proposed plan would help to improve the current use of the site and create jobs.

It said: “The proposals are aligned with the Central Lincolnshire Local Plan (Adopted 2017) and would create new jobs within the local and wider area.

“The impact of the development to neighbouring residential dwellings and local ecology would be ample improvement to the current use of the site as a haulage yard and aggregate yard.

“The proposals would not increase risk of flooding on site or elsewhere.

“The impact to traffic and local infrastructure by the proposals would be negligible.”

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