Knowles Transport of Wimblington believes it has resolved highways and road safety issues in revived 33 foot tall grain store proposals
- Credit: Archant
Knowles Transport has renewed its bid for a 33ft tall grain store after withdrawing a previous application earlier this year.
The company has produced highways and road safety studies to support its new application for its Manea Road, Wimblington, site.
An existing access will be moved and built to withstand heavy HGV use, says a report to Fenland planners.
The application is now out for consultation; the company says the additional capacity will generate a 50 per cent increase in extra traffic using the site.
However the firm says “it must be considered that these movements only occur in line with crop harvesting and will not be all year round”.
You may also want to watch:
The new grain store will be well landscaped, says Peter Humphrey Associates who have prepared details of the grain store. An existing house (The Limes) on the site will also be demolished.
“This application also includes new perimeter security fencing and landscaping to enhance and tidy up the entire site,” says Peter Humphrey Associates.
- 1 Rowdy passengers force train cancellation
- 2 Woman 'cannot afford to lose' over £3,000 through builder
- 3 Tributes to retired CEO who 'worked tirelessly' for town
- 4 Woman delighted to finally be a mum after infertility heartache
- 5 HGV driver courses set up to help meet critical shortages
- 6 7 questions that could decide if you truly are from the Fens
- 7 Speeding car smashes into two vehicles before driving off
- 8 Wisbech to March light rail signalled in radical ‘levelling up’ bid by Mayor
- 9 Fire destroys family bungalow in the Fens
- 10 Man, 20, rapes woman as she slept, court told
“The proposed development will not only complete the existing site but will also significantly enhance the frontage which is currently looking untidy.
“The new grain store building’s appearance, materials and height will match the existing grain store building on site.”
Peter Humphrey Associates says a combination of new 2.5m green security mesh fence and 2.5m palisade fence is also proposed to the site perimeter.
The proposed grain store has a floor area of 2963m.sq.