Perhaps Leda Properties and North Kesteven District Council will regret the absence of progress with the old RAF Hospital site, if speculative developers come 'knocking on the door' to purchase land ripe for development, especially with the favourable planning laws currently in place?
That said, with the constraints surrounding the renovation/stabilisation of the Grade II Listed Nocton Hall, and the fact that the RAF Hospital land is a brownfield site, there may not be the profits inherent in any development to make this a worthwhile 'gamble' when it is getting easier for such developers to obtain virgin greenbelt sites.
Property firms accused of stealth tactics on greenbelts in Lincolnshire
'Speculative developers are approaching farmers across Lincolnshire to bid for their land in a modern-day "gold-rush" on the county's open fields, it is claimed.'
Bassingham rejects proposed 120-homes scheme
'A controversial move to build 120 homes on greenfield land in Bassingham has been rejected.'
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'The new National Policy Planning Framework (NPPF) will seek to vastly increase the number of new affordable family homes in England, by making it easier to build on greenfield sites on the edge of towns, according to a leading land promoter.'