Willoughby Road, Scunthorpe.

Collinson Court

Located South of Scunthorpe town centre and within the District of North Lincolnshire, our new development, Collinson Court, is situated on the former site of The Riddings Methodist Church on Willoughby Road.

Collinson Court provides affordable, safe and secure homes for those over the age of 55 and will consist of two 2-storey blocks incorporating 16 one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as a communal lounge facility, mobility scooter store and enclosed private gardens either side of a link corridor. The scheme is located within easy reach of convenience stores, supermarkets, takeaways, doctor’s surgery and public transport.

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Our timeline to completion

  • Autumn 2021

    Start on Site

  • Winter 2021/ 2022

    Register Interest

  • Spring 2022

    Marking the start on site

  • Autumn 2023


  • Winter 2024


A modern and welcome addition

Collinson Court is situated within the District of North Lincolnshire.

Local contractors TG Sowerby Developments LTD have been appointed to complete the scheme, which has been designed by Cambridge based Saunders Boston Architects, our scheme aims to reflect best practice in quality and efficiency standards. Award winning Interiors Designers and Landscape Architects will ensure that our scheme creates a modern, relaxed and spacious home for those who value independent living. 


Collinson Court
Willoughby Road,
North Lincolnshire.
DN17 2FF

How to apply

Homes for Collinson Court are available for people aged 55 and over. Please note, applications will be processed by North Lincolnshire Council in the first instance, therefore as well as completing a LACE Housing application form, you will also need to register on North Lincolnshire Council’s Home Choice Lincs system, accessible using the following link: https://www.homechoicelincs.org.uk/

North Lincolnshire Council will advertise Collinson Court in summer 2023 (exact date to be confirmed) on their Home Choice Lincs portal, and during this time you will be able bid on any available properties within the development. If you are shortlisted, North Lincolnshire Council will then send a shortlist of suitable applicants to LACE Housing for us to assess. We will then contact you if you have been shortlisted to arrange next steps.

Please note that a local connection criteria is required for this scheme.

*We have agreed the following lettings criteria with North Lincolnshire Council for these homes.

A person must satisfy the following qualifications:

  1. is an Individual over the age of 55;
  2. has a local connection to the Riddings Housing area of Scunthorpe
  3. has a local connection to North Lincolnshire;
  4. is eligible to be housed in accordance with LACE lettings policy having regard to the Allocation Policy;
  5. is not able easily to compete in the open market for housing accommodation in the district of North Lincolnshire; and
  6. intends to occupy and subsequently occupies the Dwelling as their only or principal home.

To satisfy the local connection a person must satisfy the following criteria: 

  1. was born in the area and lived there for 5 years or more; or
  2. has permanently resided for 5 years or more in the area; or
  3. used to permanently live in the area for 5 years or more but has been forced to move away because of the lack of affordable housing; or
  4. has been permanently employed in the area for 5 years or more

The priority to be given to the local connection in as follows:

  1. To the area of Riddings
  2. To the adjacent and immediately surrounding housing areas of Old and New Westcliff, Trent View House, Yaddlethorpe, Bottesford, Ashby or Lincoln Gardens
  3. North Lincolnshire

If you have any queries, please contact our Housing and Support team on via email housing@lacehousing.org.

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