New partnership to support future of Scampton

A new working group has been formalised to support the future of RAF Scampton in West Lindsey.

The Partnership Board, to be chaired by Leader of the Council, Cllr Giles McNeill, will bring together key partners from across the local community, the Defence Infrastructure Organisation and Lincolnshire County Council, which will be represented by Cllr Richard Butroid. The Board will work together to develop long terms plans for Scampton.

As previously reported, RAF Scampton, which is currently home to the Red Arrows will close in 2022.

Leader of West Lindsey District Council, Cllr Giles McNeill said:

“I am pleased to be working collaboratively to safeguard and support our community in Scampton and to define a master-plan for the site. We want to ensure there is a clear direction on growth, planning and infrastructure and that we conserve the historic value of this site in our district.”