We think this must be the site of a proposed car sales business in Brigg which is the subject of a "change of use" planning application now being considered by North Lincolnshire Council. The development site is described as being on land near 15 Bridge Street. So we went down for to double-check the location and found that No 15 is the terraced house below!
This land was formerly used for the sale of conservatories. And older Brigg folk will remember when Sid Whelpton's car showroom - long since demolished - stood there.
A block plan accompanying the application for car sales further suggests that the land near No 15 is, indeed, the site we've pictured above.
An interesting project about the River Ancholme Valley is to hold a launch event in Brigg. We expect it will generate plenty of interest. ...
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