February 6, 2020 12.01 pm This story is over 44 months old

£2.2m North Hykeham hub to help start-up businesses approved

Taking care of business

A £2.2 million industrial park plan in North Hykeham which will help start-up businesses has been given the go-ahead.

North Kesteven District Council backed the scheme which will see the development built on Discovery Park, Whisby Road.

The site will include 15 commercial units and will be built by Lindum, which owns the land, before being sold back to the local authority.

Called Discovery Court, the new site will take up 1.25 acres of Discovery Park, leaving 4.25 acres still available.

The units will range in size from 750 to 2,750 sq ft and will be split across three blocks.

Layout of the site at Discovery Parkt. Photo: Lindum

A total of 29 parking spaces will also be available and the units will be arranged in a courtyard style around a central access road.

Developers said the new park will bring “significant economic benefit” and employment to the area.

Work is expected to start on the development this spring.

Councillor Richard Wright, leader of North Kesteven District Council, said previously: “This proposal is another demonstration that we are open for business and that this council wants to do everything it can to develop new jobs in our district.

“The scheme aims to support business growth for start-up and expanding businesses in the LN6 area. The scheme demonstrates the council’s commitment to providing businesses opportunities and support and the £2.2 million development will help to achieve this.”

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