Special needs apartments plan for former Lincoln warehouse

A former Lincoln warehouse could make way for special needs accommodation, under new plans.

Plans submitted to City of Lincoln Council would see the warehouse on Bargate flattened to make way for six new flats.

Developer ARQ Design said in its plans that the apartments would be designed primarily, but not exclusively, to accommodate special needs to promote “independent living”.

A total of six one-bedroom flats would be built on the site as part of the proposal.

The warehouse site on Bargate which could make way for apartments.

The site would help to accommodate a “range of care needs” and provide “independent living space”, said developers.

It said in its plans: “The application seeks to deliver high quality apartments in a city centre location on an accessible and well-served brownfield, former commercial site that is no longer suitable for continued business uses.”

The city council will make a decision on the plans at a later date.


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