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Plan for 70 homes in Colsterworth set to be approved




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.




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