November 27, 2019 1.02 pm This story is over 29 months old

Waddington Quarry industrial estate “redesign” approved

Big and small business units on offer

The regeneration of a Waddington industrial site by building 17 new commercial units has been approved.

RCS Commercial Properties’ plans for the Quarry Industrial Estate, off Grantham Road, were given the go ahead by North Kesteven District Council’s planning officers.

The site already had approval for four larger units but the developer said smaller units were “much-needed”.

In response to the plans, North Kesteven District Council’s economic development officers said the proposal would “benefit the local economy”

“[It’s] providing modern units of an appropriate scale in an established employment area on the edge of Lincoln with good transport links to the A607 and the A15.

Plans for the layout of the site.

“There is strong demand for this type of commercial property in the district,” they said.

The plans, submitted in August, had been amended in November, and a number of statutory concerns were dropped.

Neighbouring residents had raised concerns about the plans, including lighting and noise issues.

However, the officers argued the units were “likely to be a benefit as it provides more of a reassurance of views” as well as screening the site better.

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