Had they gone ahead a four-storey building and two 11-storey buildings, replete with 220 square metres of retail space, would have been built next to the Brayford Flyover. The development would also have involved demolishing a building on the waterfront.
The building would have also provided 500 much needed student bedrooms. As the University of Lincoln looks to house its growing student body rejections like this will increasely put pressure on their 'Brayford Campus Masterplan' scheme, started in 2012. Officers previously advised that there "would not be significant grounds to refuse the application."