March 18, 2020 5.04 pm This story is over 18 months old

Government approves 90 homes in North Lincolnshire village

The final go-ahead has been given

The government has given the go-ahead for 90 new homes to be built in Ulceby.

North Lincolnshire Council turned down the plans from M.F Strawson Ltd for a new housing development in the village.

The developer lodged the plan for the new homes to be built on Station Road in the village.

But councillors described the plan as “opportunistic” and “detrimental” to the landscape of the area.

Concern was raised over character and appearance of the site and its effect on highways safety.

A site layout of the proposed 90 homes in Ulceby.

But, the developer lodged an appeal against the decision back in September.

Now, the government’s Planning Inspectorate has approved the plan.

G J Fort, the planning inspector who oversaw the case, said he did not feel that the development would cause harm to the site.

“I consider that the proposed development at the densities anticipated and subject to appropriate design details at the reserved matters stage could readily assimilate with its surroundings,” he said.

“On this basis, I therefore conclude on this main issue that the proposed development would not cause any material harm to the character and appearance of the site or its surroundings.”

Mr Fort also awarded costs against the council for the appeal.

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