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New Lincoln Development Could Lead to More Student Accommodation

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Plans have been put forward which could lead to student accommodation being built on the site of the NCP Grantham Street car park in Lincoln.

The outline application has been submitted by Jackson & Jackson Developments and calls for the construction of a six-storey building. Under the scheme a two-storey car park would be created, while the remaining four floors could become residential accommodation, student flats, office space or a hotel.

Councillors have already recommended the application is approved. Commenting on the development, Dominik Jackson, of Jackson & Jackson Developments, said: "The proposal ties in with the scale of surrounding areas. We want a scheme that uses materials to complement the nearby buildings."

"We've submitted outline plans at this stage as the area suits so many uses from hotels to offices to student accommodation."

"The scheme will see huge improvements to the NCP offering with a modern parking facility."

"I'm looking forward to improving the overall area. The scrappy sections of land don't do the surrounding buildings such as The Terrace and The Collection justice."

Despite the application being recommended for approval, concerns have been raised about its size and scale.

If the application is granted approval, a more detailed application will be submitted to the council at a later date.