Home   News   Article

Plan for 70 homes in Colsterworth set to be approved


By Daniel Jaines, Local Democracy Reporter


Plans for 70 homes close to the A1 between Grantham and Stamford are set to be approved.

Quality Solicitors, which cares for the estate of the late Susan Goffin, wants to build the properties on an 11-acre site north of the roundabout on Bourne Road in Colsterworth.

In a report to South Kesteven district councillors on Wednesday, officers said: “Although the proposal would extend the village beyond the existing built up area, the site is well contained by urbanising features including the existing built up area.

A plan for 70 homes in Colsterworth is recommended for approval. (16310164)
A plan for 70 homes in Colsterworth is recommended for approval. (16310164)

“[It] would appear as a logical extension to the village rather than a prominent encroachment into open countryside.”

The site is currently an agricultural field and a landscaped bund has been proposed which would be planted with wild-flowers in a bit to improve the look of the area and build a habitat for wildlife.

Statutory consultees have asked for £347,955 towards education facilities, £46,200 towards health facilities and around £46,872 of children’s play equipment.

A plan for 70 homes in Colsterworth is recommended for approval. (16310166)
A plan for 70 homes in Colsterworth is recommended for approval. (16310166)

A total of 24 homes would be classed as affordable.



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More