October 25, 2019 1.57 pm This story is over 53 months old

Expanding holiday park near Skegness calls for seasonal restrictions to be lifted

Owners say the move will provide “significant economic benefit” to the local economy

A Burgh le Marsh holiday park is looking to increase its offering with a 66 caravan expansion and the lifting of seasonal opening restrictions.

Sycamore Lakes, off Skegness Road, wants to site the caravans across two sites and create two ponds and an access road.

The owners have also put in several applications to East Lindsey District Council asking it to lift restrictions on seasonal opening dates.

They say the move will provide “significant economic benefit” to the local economy and may also see the creation of new jobs as it looks for people to help run and maintain the site.

How part of the expansion will be laid out.

Documents submitted to ELDC say: “The benefit tot he local economy of the proposal cannot be underestimated.

“Additional accommodation with no seasonal restriction will result in increased visitor spend in local shops and services, sustain employment in the tourism sector during the winter seas and sustain demand for services and facilities that are vital for the wellbeing of the local community.”

The applicants say they have confirmed with the Environment Agency that the site is unlikely to be  impacted by flood water up to 2050 and say they can demonstrate the site will remain or be made safe from flood risk.

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