Homes plan for former North Kesteven District Council depot

North Kesteven District Council’s housing company wants to build 21 homes on the site of its former depot in Metheringham.

Lafford Homes is owned by the authority and designed to be an alternative source of income while also producing some of its new affordable housing stock. It has submitted the proposed development on Sleaford Road to the council’s own planning department for approval.

Documents submitted to the authority by Lindum Group on behalf of the council said the housing will include a two bedroom bungalow as well as two and three bedroom semi-detached houses and a series of one bedroom flats.

It said six of the homes will be classed as “affordable”.

“The proposed development is of a high quality design that responds to the site’s conditions and respects the surrounding area,” said the report.

The site was previously the council’s depot, but it and a bungalow at the front of the site were demolished and cleared in 2018.

A new depot was opened on Scoley Court adjoining the business park on the eastern side of the village in the same year.