Sleaford

Councillors approve major plans for 1,400 homes, schools, restaurant and hotel in Sleaford

Plans for 1,400 homes, two schools, a restaurant, and a hotel in Sleaford have been approved by councillors.

North Kesteven District Council’s planning committee approved proposals by applicants Drove Landowners Partnership (DLP) on land east of the A15 at a meeting on Tuesday, March 21.

Councillors approved the plans by a margin of 29 to one, with one abstention.

The plans include:

  • Primary school
  • Secondary school
  • Employment land
  • Family restaurant/public house
  • 40 bed hotel
  • Health centre
  • Shops and a community centre
  • Public open space
  • Outdoor sports facilities

A new roundabout onto the A15 will also be created, as well as improvements to Drove Lane and St Deny’s Avenue.

This application is for one of two extensions proposed for Sleaford as part of a strategy to deliver over 4,400 new houses, additional employment land and infrastructure improvements to the town over the next 20 years.