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Looking for an energy-efficient new home in Lincoln?

Set in the East Midlands, the city of Lincoln has so much to offer buyers of new homes. Lincoln Cathedral stands out as the city's most impressive landmark, while the cobbled streets of the Cathedral Quarter, ancient city walls and medieval architecture are signs of its rich history.

Lincoln is also a bustling and convenient place for modern living. There are great local amenities including shopping centres, supermarkets restaurants and a hospital. Families are well-catered for by the choice of schools, while great road and rail links make it convenient for commuters. If you're looking for an eco-friendly new-build in a charming East Midlands city, this could be perfect for you.

Living in Lincoln

Keeping well-connected

Although Lincoln is situated in a rural county, it offers superb transport links. It’s 56 miles from Sheffield, 40 miles from Nottingham, 19 miles from Newark-on-Trent and 45 miles from Grimsby. The Tickhill junction of the A1(M) motorway is about half an hour’s drive northwest.

Lincoln Central train station operates direct train services to London King’s Cross, taking just under two hours. East Midlands Airport is about an hour and a half’s drive away, and there are also good local bus services.

Going to the shops

You’ve got the best of both worlds when it comes to shopping. There are lots of independent shops, cafés and boutiques to explore in the old heart of the city. In the city centre, the Waterside Shopping Centre and Cornhill Quarter offer high street brands, and there are also retail parks and superstores. Whether your shopping trip is for necessities or treats, Lincoln has got it covered.

Going to school

With a combination of state and private education, there’s a good range of options for students. The Priory Academy, Witham Priory Academy and the Priory Lincoln Academy are part of the Federation of Academies Trust. Lincoln Castle Academy is in partnership with the Healing Multi Academy Trust. Lincoln is also home to two universities, Lincoln University and Bishop Grosseteste University.

Time out

This is very much a city of culture and there are plenty of concerts, plays and exhibitions to enjoy. For children, the Fun Farm Lincoln Family Entertainment Centre and Playzone Lincoln are a great resource for a rainy day. There are two leisure centres; Yarborough Leisure Centre and Deans Sport & Leisure, along with a range of walks and cycle routes. For the great outdoors, you’re not far from the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the seaside towns and villages of the east coast.