Scunthorpe

Resubmitted 200 home plan near Scunthorpe up for approval

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Councillors in North Lincolnshire are being asked to approve plans for 200 new homes near Scunthorpe which were previously rejected.

Planning committee members will next week examine Bildurn Properties’ proposals for a site on Moorwell Road, in Yaddlethorpe, Bottesford.

A similar application was unanimously rejected by the council’s planning committee in July 2019.

At the time, Councillors had traffic and road safety concerns.

Bottesford Town Council had described the original proposals as “unacceptable” and in still has concerns over the latest plans, including flooding, infrastructure, highways safety and the impact on nearby amenities.

A masterplan of how the 200 homes in Yaddlethorpe would look under resubmitted proposals.

A report before councillors next week highlights changes to the okays including the removal of a vehicle access from Moorwell Road, directing all traffic to an entrance on Scotter road.

Officers said: “The proposal would provide an abundance of economic benefits which are demonstrated within the scheme and the wider submission.

“The impacts of the development would be suitably mitigated through the use of planning conditions and any wider harm offset through the capture of appropriate planning obligations.”

The development, which lies opposite the Lincolnshire Lakes project, would see two storey homes built with around 40 allocated for affordable housing.

A pedestrian, cyclist and emergency access point would be provided on Moorwell Road, according to the plans.

The developer has also lodged an appeal with the government’s Planning Inspectorate over the original refusal.


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