Planning permission has been granted for the first two phases of development on the long awaited Poplar Farm development in Grantham. Permissions have been granted to build the first 204 homes on the site which will link the Barrowby Gate and Gonerby Hill Foot estates. Once completed the development will include 1,800 homes, community facilities, [...]
Plans to create a landmark business innovation centre in Grantham are moving forward. South Kesteven District Council has granted planning permission for the new centre to the west of Grantham railway station. The project aims to create four stories of much-needed, high-quality office space for small and medium enterprises, along with conferencing facilities. It will [...]
Wharf Place occupies a prominent position in the town centre adjacent Station Approach and provides the opportunity for a mix of retail and leisure uses, supported by a range of further uses including residential and offices. The plans for the site are intended to address broadening consumer choice and creating a more competitive retail/leisure offer for Grantham – including opportunities for larger format retail stores aimed at multiple operators and large leisure occupiers.
The site offers the opportunity to create a high quality and sustainably designed development , new urban public space and refurbished of existing shopping precinct with additional floor-space through reconfiguration of units and mezzanines floors
The site is located on the corner of Wharf Road and the High Street opposite the St. Peters Hill and the Guildhall, marking the gateway to the town centre from the south.
A Development Brief adopted by South Kesteven District Council as Supplementary Planning Document which was formally adopted in January 2012.
The site is principally with two private landowners with a number of different uses including a super market, Bus Station, Post Office and sorting office and a shopping precinct.
The site is subject to plans being brought forward with the landowners to redevelop the site.