November 5, 2019 2.41 pm This story is over 24 months old

First phase of Gainsborough 2,500-home development submitted

The developer is also looking to create employment and community services in their masterplan

A developer has submitted the first 460-home phase of a 2,500-home plan in Gainsborough, to West Lindsey District Council.

Outline permission for the overall major development off Foxby Lane, which will also include employment land, community services, restaurants, cafes and leisure spaces, was given to David Lynch, of Keepmoat Homes, in 2011 – and updated earlier this year.

The first phase will consist of a mix of two, three and four-bedroom homes and documents before the council say it will be a “sustainable and high quality living environment which makes efficient use of land.”

How the 460 homes could be laid out.

It all be accessed from Foxby Lane via a roundabout.

The developer said the plans are “landscape led” and the new homes will “compliment the setting of the phase within the larger development.

“The proposals will generate a new place that aims to meet the needs of the new community and its future generations,” say the documents.

“The proposals seek to deliver a sustainable development and a high quality of life that improves economic, social and environmental well being.

The masterplan of the 2,500-home development and business land.

“The proposals therefore have the potential to support the existing community facilities and local businesses through an increased population living nearby.”

West Lindsey District Council will examine the plans at a later date.

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