Lincolnshire herb glasshouse construction bid knocked back

A Lincolnshire herb and pot plant grower has had its bid to erect new 6m-high glasshouses rejected by local planners.

Image: HW
Image: HW

Lucksbridge Horticulture of Moulton Chapel had sought to replace its current glasshouses and polytunnels with modern, high structures, and to install two biomass plant rooms.

But at a South Holland District Council planning committee meeting, members voted 12-1 against the plans, which committee chairman Councillor Roger Gambba-Jones described as a "wall of glass".

Speaking against the plans at the meeting, local resident Paul Baggaley said: "We're resigned to the fact that it's not over yet and we'll wait to see what the nursery's next step is."

Lucksbridge Horticulture was unavailable for comment.

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