October 2, 2018 1.54 pm This story is over 45 months old

£2.6 million Grimsby business park set for approval

It’s hoped the move will attract more business investment in the area

A new £2.6 million business park of ‘oven ready’ units being built as part of a £42 million investment near Grimsby is hoping to attract more business investment to the area.

An application from North East Lincolnshire to its planning application recommends approval of the 62 hectare Stallingborough Enterprise Zone off the A180.

If approved, the development would include the building of a new roundabout on the A1173 off the Stallingborough Interchange and 18 units.

A satellite image of the site.

Documents set to go before the committee next Wednesday, detail how the buildings for business, industrial and storage, would be constructed over three phases starting from this year and ending in 2032.

Officers have recommended approval of the plans calling them ‘of strategic importance for the economic progression and regeneration of North East Lincolnshire’.

They said it supports the £42 million South Humber Industrial Investment Programme which aims to ensure opportunities for economic growth within North East Lincolnshire over a 5-10-year period.

It also falls within the remit of the North East Lincolnshire Local Plan which lays the land out as a ‘strategic employment site’.

A layout of the site showing the three phases.

The report says: “As part of the programme, North East Lincolnshire Council is promoting the Stallingborough Interchange Site in order to maintain a ready supply of “oven ready” sites to support investment in the economy.”

They say the site presents “an opportunity to attract inward business investment particularly with respect to the ports and logistics sector, given its proximity to the Port of Immingham.”

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