Industrial (B2)





Western Growth Corridor Lincoln

Up to 3,200 dwellings, with a local centre comprising of retail and commercial units and a new primary school; a commercial employment area of up to 20 hectares; a regional sport and leisure complex, comprising a new stadium, health and leisure facilities, a hotel and ancillary food and drink elements.

Planning permission was approved on 12th January 2022

Key facts

  • Planning permission was approved on 12th January 2022
  • Up to 3,200 dwellings
  • Commercial employment area of up to 20 hectares

Opportunity location

Why invest in Greater Lincolnshire?

Greater Lincolnshire and Rutland is currently experiencing an unprecedented era of growth and is undoubtedly one of the investment hotspots of the UK. The geography is vastly unique, from the Humber to the Wash, covering 2,700 miles with a population of 1.1 million. Our game-changing sectors include the Humber Freeport; renewable energy; the UK Food Valley; Food Enterprise Zones (FEZs), including the South Lincolnshire Food Enterprise Zone at Holbeach and Europarc III Food Enterprise Zone at Grimsby; and defence and security. Our thriving universities are some of the fastest-growing in the UK, providing access to a growing talent pool, fuelling academia, and creating a skilled workforce. Wide-open spaces and fresh air regulate and invigorate innovation.

Offering a range of high-quality, cost-effective sites and property solutions for all types of investing businesses, from specialist logistics and sector sites, employment parks, start-up hubs, or shovel-ready land ripe for development, we are strategically located to enable fast, multimodal access to UK and international markets. Our ports put your customers at easy reach wherever they are based. Our sites offer fast access to both UK and global markets, either via road, sea, air or rail.

If you are interested in finding out more about Greater Lincolnshire, please take a look at our sector propositions and get in touch at investment@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Insight for investors

  • Type of investment sought: Residential, commercial, retail and leisure
  • Target investor(s): Developer, investor
  • Value: £22m GVA per annum
  • Site size: 390.7 hectares
  • Timescale: 2021-2036
  • Delivery timescale: 1-5 years
  • Planning status: Proposal stage
Primary promoter

City of Lincoln Council