Louth

Final phases of 240-home Louth plan set for approval

The final phases of a 240 home plan in Louth are set to be approved by East Lindsey District Councillors next week.

The Westfield Park Development, accessed off Howards Fields Way, already has reserved permission for 80 homes to be built and is asking the authority to approve the second to fifth phases of housing.

The plans would see 160 new homes added to the proposals with 34 detached and 59 pairs of semi-detached homes and eight detached bungalows.

Recommending approval, officers said: “A variety of house types including bungalows have been proposed which are of an acceptable design and are appropriate in their relationships with each other and with existing residential properties.”

An updated site layout of the plans submitted to East Lindsey District Council.

They praised amendments to the plans to deal with the impact on protected trees and said it satisfies a number of conditions already imposed.

However, Louth Town Council have objected to the plans saying they are not what it originally supported.

They criticised “problems of over-shadowing” and said residents were not properly informed.

A site location for the new care facility.

They also raised concerns over an estimated 1,200 extra vehicles onto Grimsby Road, flooding, drainage and a lack of bungalows.

Two nearby residents also raised similar concerns including overlooking and drainage.

The plans were originally given permission at outline stage in July 2016.

Developers Charterpoint Louth, J&M Howard, J Bradley and K Anderson, also has plans for a 70-unit care home to be built catering for those over the age of 55 as part of the plans.


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