September 30, 2019 2.16 pm This story is over 33 months old

Waterside homes approved on former poultry farm

The whole development will be classed “affordable”

Plans to turn a former poultry farm near Boston into a 25-home waterside affordable housing estate have been approved.

Boston Borough Council has given approval to Waterloo Housing’s plans for the site of the Pheonix Poultry, in Swineshead Road, Wyberton, which sits alongside the New Hammond Beck.

The number of homes will include six one-bed, 14 two-bed and five three-bed houses, all of which will be classed as affordable.

This is a change from the original application which looked to include just six of the properties under the category.

How the site will be laid out.

Passing the plans, officers said: “It is considered that this development constitutes sustainable development on a brownfield site within the built up area of the town.

“The site is suitable for residential development and the primary issues in the determination of the application, in terms of impact on highway safety, character and appearance of the area, drainage and residential amenity are fully addressed.

Waterloo Housing has been asked to contribute £28,267 to Lincolnshire County Council for education.

In documents to the council, the developers said the plans would “sit in harmony” with neighbouring sites and have “little or no affect” on adjacent houses.

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