Row brewing over plan for new homes behind Red Lion pub in Broughton

By Scunthorpe Telegraph | Posted: 15 Jun 2017

Proposals have been lodged for half a dozen new homes on land behind a North Lincolnshire pub.

The plans would see six new dwellings built on land to the rear of The Red Lion, High Street, at Broughton.

Included in the planning application is plans for a private access route and amended access to the pub's car park.

An objection has been lodged by Broughton Town Council on the grounds that the proposals constitute "over-development".

The town council added that the plans will also affect the proximity of access to the local bus stop and crossroad junction.

No objections have been made by any council department.

Read more: Council backs plan to create 12,000 jobs and 37,000 new homes

Assessment from the planning officer states that the application is being called in to determine whether or development on the land would affect local amenities.

The assessment report adds that the committee will decided whether or not the development also has an adverse affect on highway safety.

The application will be put before and determined by North Lincolnshire Council's planning committee on June 21.

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