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New proposal for student flats in Wigford Yard in Lincoln

By PWhitelam_LE  |  Posted: February 05, 2013

A revised student flats proposal has been submitted for Wigford Yard, Lincoln

A revised student flats proposal has been submitted for Wigford Yard, Lincoln

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The deadline is looming for comments on a revised proposal for more than 100 flats in Lincoln.

People have until February 11 to make their voices heard about the high rise scheme in Wigford Yard.

Campus Living Villages UK Ltd and Kier Property Investment want to build an 11, 10 and 5 storey building which incorporates the former pea factory, plus a separate 7 storey block.

Overall, the scheme comprises 102 flats with a total of 405 bedrooms, shops, facilities, and seminal rooms.

It replaces the previous design of an 11, 9 and 7 storey building, and a standalone 7 storey block. Residents of Witham Wharf, which has 114 flats over nine floors, say the proposed buildings are too tall.

Comments can be emailed to developmentteam@Lincoln.gov.uk quoting reference 2012/1386/F

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  • VictorToo  |  February 06 2013, 8:47AM

    I would have thought the planners would have insisted that the buildings be no taller than those surrounding them.

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  • InsideStory  |  February 05 2013, 6:33PM

    Great idea and ideal position for the students living accomodation plus it might do some of the get rich quick landlords out of revenue and put more terraced housing back on the property ladder for first time buyers and back in to family dwellings .

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  • SS29252  |  February 05 2013, 4:56PM

    'Seminal rooms'?

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  • nolies  |  February 05 2013, 1:11PM

    If it means less students being stuck into inapropriate terraced housing then I'm all for it,its the perfect spot and has the bonus of removing another eyesore.

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