October 17, 2019 1.13 pm This story is over 53 months old

Council’s Waddington housing plans up for final approval

The authority hopes to promote growth and protect services

North Kesteven District Council is seeking final approval for plans to build 42 homes in Waddington.

The authority’s housing company, Lafford Homes, has submitted the reserved matters application for land on Station Road more than two years after the proposals were give outline permission in February 2017.

The new estate will include a mix of two, three and four bedroom houses with 34% classed as affordable housing.

Documents submitted to the council planning department say much of the site layout remains “largely unchanged” – however, a number of alterations have been made to tackle some challenges.

How some of the homes will be laid out.

This includes a filter drain and pumping station being installed, the repositioning of some of the dwellings and a new boundary wall.

Lafford Homes says it has held consultations with a residents with those attending events “mostly voicing approval and support”.

When the outline plans were first submitted, the council’s property service said: “The development would promote growth in the village and ensure that existing services and amenities are sustained; this is vital to the sustainability of the village.

“Additional development in this location would also aid in creating new employment opportunity through the construction of the dwellings as well as giving the potential for new business within the village in the future.”

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