October 1, 2018 5.20 pm This story is over 63 months old

200 homes plan for Gainsborough approved

200 new homes for Gainsborough

West Lindsey District Council has approved plans for a 200 home development in Gainsborough.

The plan will see the homes built on land off Carr Lane and Lea Road in the town.

Developers Wright Investments Developments Ltd will now build 220 homes on the land known as Gainsborough Riverside.

The proposal will also see 361 car parking spaces and commercial space on the four hectare site.

Now, the council have given permission for the plans to go ahead.

The development will include 10 one bedroom flats, 79 tow-bedroom, 61 three-bedroom, 48 three-bed houses and 22 four-bedroom.

In a design and access statement, the applicant said that the plans will help to improve the riverside area of the town.

They said: “The development of Gainsborough Riverside will see the creation of a new neighbourhood and community, which has been the primary focus of the vision and masterplan.

“The development will provide residential and commercial use and will extend and enhance riverside walk supporting leisure and recreation.”

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