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In Brigg, the council sold off the old school canteen site, on Colton Street, on which new homes are being built by a private developer.
We have also has also made several references to the sale of the long-disused former children's home on Poplar Drive, Brigg.
Now the council is looking to unload some more land and properties, one being in the Brigg area. Here are the details...
North Lincolnshire Council has a number of properties and land for sale, from £20,000 to £890,000.
Seven properties will be for sale by auction in February and another will be auctioned in March.
The following seven properties are being auctioned on 28 February 2017 by Mark Jenkinson and Son on behalf of the council. Contact email@example.com or call 0114 276 0151 for details.
A 19th century, grade two listed chalk barn in Elsham is available for a guide price of £100,000. The main buildings cover 636 square metres on the 0.92 acre site. This site could potentially be converted to residential, subject to relevant planning permissions.
The former porter’s lodge on East Common Lane, Scunthorpe, is available for a guide price of £75,000. The three-bedroom, detached property covers 91 square metres internally. It would suit conversion to residential use (subject to planning permission). A single-storey, detached store is included.
The former Riddings Infants School site on Dragonby Road, Scunthorpe, is available for a guide price of £380,000. The cleared site extends to approximately 1.15 acres. It would suit residential development (subject to planning permission).
A plot of land at Avenue Clamart, Scunthorpe, is available for a guide price of £70,000. The site measures approximately 0.17 acre and is considered suitable for residential development (subject to planning permission).
Industrial Land of 6.2 acres is available at Lincoln Castle Way, New Holland, for a guide price of £350,000. This serviced site is suitable for a variety of uses (subject to planning permission).
Land at the corner of Grosvenor Street and Diana Street, Scunthorpe, is available with a guide price of £20,000. The site measures approximately 132 square metres and is considered suitable for a variety of uses (subject to planning permission).
Newlands Farm House that sits on a one-acre plot in Kelfield, near Owston Ferry, is suitable for full renovation or redevelopment (subject to planning permission). The former farm house with outbuildings is available for a guide price of £85,000.
North Lincolnshire Council's asset and estate management section is based in the Hewson House, Brigg, offices (pictured above). Call 01724 296667.