October 14, 2019 3.33 pm This story is over 26 months old

Former Lincoln warehouse’s special needs apartments plan withdrawn

Back to the drawing board

Plans to turn a former Lincoln warehouse into special needs accommodation have been withdrawn for a redesign.

Allerton Developments had submitted plans to the City of Lincoln Council which would have seen the warehouse on Bargate flattened to make way for six new flats.

The applicant had said the plans would help to accommodate a “range of care needs” and provide “independent living space”.

However, today (Monday, October 14) the plans were withdrawn from the council’s planning portal.

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

Agent Tony Arthy, from Arq Design, confirmed the developers were “going to have a redesign and go back in with a new scheme in due course.”

Under the original proposals, a total of six one-bedroom flats would have been built on the site.

In documents to the authority, the agent said: “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.”

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