New homes to be delivered for older people in Lincolnshire

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Work has started on two new supported housing schemes for older people which will provide 40 new homes in Scunthorpe and Lincoln.

LACE Housing, a specialist in housing for older people, is developing the schemes which will costs a total of £6.4m.

With the support of Homes England, Collinson Court will provide 16 one-bedroom and two-bedroom affordable apartments with communal facilities on land off Willoughby Road in Scunthorpe.

Collinson Court Visual

The site, previously the home of The Riddings Methodist Church, is located close to a wide range of amenities that will support independent living. Local contractor TG Sowerby Construction has been appointed to complete works by early 2023.

Located off Harpers Road on the outskirts of Lincoln, Roman Gate Court will consist of 24 one-bedroom apartments with communal facilities to complement other nearby developments.

Lincoln firm Lindum Group have been appointed to proceed with the construction of Roman Gate Court. The site boasts a wide range of amenities nearby including the Nettleham Fields shopping centre, supermarket, fitness centre and places to eat and drink.

LACE Housing’s CEO Nick Chambers said: “Despite the many challenges experienced over the past year, we are delighted that works have now begun on a further development of 40 much needed homes for older people in Greater Lincolnshire.

“This could not have been achieved without the support of the local authorities, the local community, local contractors and Homes England. Designed for those over the age of 55, both developments will complete during spring 2023.”

To find out more about LACE Housing’s new developments, visit the website.