December 13, 2023 5.35 pm

Sleaford Market Place revamp plans deferred again over disability access

Local business owners call for inclusive redevelopment plans

Amended plans for Sleaford’s Market Place have been deferred for a second time, with councillors concerned about disability access issues.

During a three-hour debate on Tuesday night, councillors acknowledged that North Kesteven District Council’s £1 million proposal addressed several initial concerns, such as the materials used, seating, and war memorial protection. However, they raised issues with fair access for disabled people, the loss of a toilet and office block for traders, and whether market businesses’ concerns had been fully addressed.

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