VIDEO: D-day looming for inquiry into new homes on Langton Hill

Six days have been set aside for an official Government inquiry into controversial plans for a housing development in Horncastle.

A Government inspector will hear evidence from developers, planners and campaigners regarding plans for more than 300 houses at Langton Hill.

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Developers Gladman have appealed against a decision by East Lindsey District Council’s planning officers to reject their initial plan.

Since then, Gladman have submitted a revised application for the site, involving fewer homes.

Both schemes have been strongly opposed by a residents’ action group.

The inquiry will start at 10am on Wednesday September 17 at be the former Horncastle College site off Mareham Road.