Larkfleet Homes announces proposals for Scunthorpe

20.11.14 – Lincolnshire-based housing developer, Larkfleet Homes, part of the Larkfleet Group, is bringing forward new proposals for a sustainable mixed-development including approximately 800 new homes on land off Normanby Road, Scunthorpe.

The proposals will include market and affordable homes which will help to meet a range of local housing needs in Scunthorpe. The new development will comprise of a mixture of one, two, three and four bedroom homes and could potentially include specialist elderly, bungalow and extra care accommodation.

The current illustrative plans also include proposals for:

• sport pitches and equipped play areas
• a primary school, if needed
• a local centre (including a community building)
• an area for residential care provision
• areas for future employment use which will help to provide additional local job opportunities
• a country park that residents will be able to enjoy, as well as significant biodiversity benefits through the creation of new habitats such as wet woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland
• a bus route through the development
• comprehensive footpath and cycleway routes which provide links across the site and offer a safe route to the school.

Larkfleet Homes propose to take forward the development in two phases with approximately 600 homes being completed in phase one and 200 homes in phase two.

People can find out more about the proposals at a public exhibition on Thursday 4th December 2014, between 3pm and 7pm at Redbourn Social Club, Cemetery Road, Scunthorpe, DN16 1NU. Members of the development project team will be on hand at the exhibition to answer questions about the proposals and feedback forms will be available.

Mark Mann, Associate Planning Director at Larkfleet Homes said “As part of the planning process we have undertaken detailed technical and environmental studies, the results of which have shown that this site is suitable for development. We are in the early stages of developing our proposals and are keen to hear people’s views before we submit an outline planning application. We will carry out a full consultation with councillors and the local community and would like to encourage people to come along to the public exhibition to find out more about our plans.”

People can also ring 0800 975 5852 if they have any queries or can e-mail [email protected]

The illustrative plans are also available on Larkfleet Homes’ website – www.larkfleethomes.co.uk/scunthorpe

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