Former Powergen site, Victoria Road, Kent – decided

Planning Application

15/01671/AS

Hybrid application for five plots comprising:

  1. Full and detailed application for plots 1 and 2 comprising: erection of 400 dwellings, a retail kiosk/cafe unit (Use class A1/A3) and associated parking, public surface car park, plant and storage; together with landscaping and access works.
  2. Outline application with appearance and landscaping reserved with parameters for plots 3, 4 and 5 comprising:  demolition of existing buildings/structures and erection of up to 260 dwellings, associated parking, plant and storage together with landscaping and access works.

Decided: Permit

Discharge of conditions

Condn
No.
Case Ref: Description Posted on
08 17/00018/AS The development shall be carried out in accordance with the plans listed in the section of this decision notice headed Plans/Documents approved by this decision and notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification).

Proposed variation of Condition 08 of planning permission 15/01671/AS to replace the following approved plans:-

  • Site Plan Proposed Illustrative Masterplan 14.046.S01.B
  • Plots 3, 4 &; 5 Block Plan 14.046.101 F
  • Parameter Plan Proposed Critical Distances 14.046.104 F
  • Parameter Plan Proposed Range of Building Heights 14.046.105 F
  • Parameter Plan Proposed Building Levels &; Plot Extents 14.046.106 G
  • Parameter Plan Proposed Access, Routes and Communal Landscaped Areas 14.046.107 G
19 Jan 2017
13 15/01671/CONA/AS Prior to the commencement of development in each plot, a detailed remediation scheme for the relevant plot to ensure that that part of the site is suitable for the intended use (by removing unacceptable risks to human health, buildings and other property and the natural and historical environment) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme must describe all the relevant works to be undertaken including, the proposed remediation objectives and performance criteria, a schedule of works and site management protocols. The scheme must deliver a site that will not qualify as ‘contaminated land’ under Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, having regard to the intended use of the land after remediation. The development within the relevant plot shall thereafter be carried out in accordance with the approved remediation scheme, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Following completion of the remediation scheme for each plot and prior to occupation of any building within that plot or of the public car park, a verification report for the relevant plot, that demonstrates the effectiveness of the remediation carried out must be prepared and submitted for approval in writing by the Local Planning Authority. 24 January 2017
17 15/01671/CONB/AS Ecology Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved the following addition surveys shall be undertaken to establish the presence or otherwise of protected species: (a) A river bank survey to establish the presence or otherwise of Otters, (b) A river bank survey to establish the presence or otherwise of Water voles, (c) A badger survey to establish the presence or otherwise of any badger setts within the site or within 50m of the site. The results of the surveys together with any necessary mitigation and a timetable for carrying out the mitigation shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing and thereafter the mitigation shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details. 29 March 2017
20 15/01671/CONB/AS Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved details of a reptile translocation and management strategy shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing. Thereafter the reptiles shall be translocated prior to any works including site clearance taking place 29 March 2017

5 Comments

  1. Bob Shrubb (Post author)

    Download South Ashford Community Forum’s Draft Comments from our Publications page.
    Let us know if you think there is anything we should add.

  2. Bob Shrubb (Post author)

    South Ashford Community Forum’s comments have now been submitted and can be downloaded from our Publications page

  3. Bob Shrubb (Post author)

    Amended to reflect notice of Committee Date

  4. Bob Shrubb (Post author)

    Amended to reflect decision

  5. Bob Shrubb (Post author)

    Reference to 15/01671/CONB/AS added

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