Plots 3 4 and 5, Former Powergen site, Victoria Road – decided

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

17/00018/AS

Decided: Permit

Original Application

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.

15/01671/AS

Posted on 16 January 2016

Conditions:
  1. 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).

Discharge of Conditions

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Case Ref: Description Posted on
1. 17/00018/ CONA/AS

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17/00018/
CONC/AS

Phasing
Prior to the commencement of the development a plan showing the boundaries of each plot (including corresponding landscaped areas and car parking) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. If the plot boundaries subsequently change, a revised plan shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. “Plot” in this permission means a plot as identified on the approved plan.
15 May 2017

20 July 2017

5. 17/00018/
CONB/AS
Archaeology

  1. Prior to the commencement of development in any plot the applicant, or their agents or successors in title, will secure and implement archaeological field evaluation works in accordance with a Written Scheme of Investigation for that plot which has been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.
  2. The public car park and building(s) within the relevant plot shall not be occupied until the site investigation and post investigation assessment for that plot has been completed in accordance with the approved Written Scheme of Investigation and a post investigative report setting out the findings of the site investigation has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
20 July 2017
6. 17/00018/
CONB/AS
Construction

Prior to the commencement of each Plot a Code of Construction Practice for the relevant plot shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The construction of each plot shall then be carried out in accordance with the approved Code of Construction Practice for the relevant plot and BS5228 Noise Vibration and Control on Construction and Open Sites and the Control of dust from construction sites (BRE DTi Feb 2003) unless previously agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
The Code of Construction Practice shall include,

  1. Measures to minimise the production of dust
  2. Measures to minimise the noise (including vibration) generated by the construction process to include the careful selection of plant and machinery and use of noise mitigation barrier(s).The measures shall include but not be limited to a BS5228 assessment to protect Victoria road primary school from construction noise and vibration as recommend by para 8.1.2 of the Merebrook Environmental Noise
    Assessment Report ENA-1943-15-280 Rev B dated December 2015.
  3. Maximum noise levels expected 1 metre from the affected façade of any residential unit adjacent to the plot
  4. Location of construction compound and design and provision of site hoardings
  5. Management of traffic visiting the plot including temporary parking or holding areas
  6. Provision of off road parking for all site operatives
  7. Measures to prevent the transfer of mud and extraneous material onto the public highway
  8. Measures to manage the production of waste and to maximise the re-use of materials
  9. Measures to minimise the potential for pollution of groundwater and surface water
  10. The location and design of site office(s) and storage compounds
  11. The location of temporary vehicle access points to the plot during the construction works (including loading and turning of construction vehicles)
  12. Lorry routing to the site from the M20
  13. The arrangements for public liaison during the construction works
20 July 2017
12. 17/00018/
CONB/AS
Prior to any above ground construction on Plots 3, 4 & 5 commencing a programme for community consultation/communication setting out how the developers intend to liaise with and keep members of the public informed about the development for the duration of the construction period shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing. Thereafter the details shall be implemented and maintained for the duration of the construction of those plots phase otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning
Authority.
20 July 2017
13. 17/00018/ COND/AS Contamination

Prior to the commencement of any development within of Plots 1 & 2, a detailed remediation scheme for those plots 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 including those subject of partial discharge of condition 13 under 15/01671/CONA/AS dated 03 February 2017 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.

06 September 2017
16. 17/00018/
CONB/AS
Foundations

Piling or any other foundation designs using penetrative methods shall not be permitted within any plot other than with the express written consent of the Local Planning Authority in consultation with the Environment Agency, which may be given for those parts of the site where it has been demonstrated that there is no resultant unacceptable risk to groundwater.
The development shall only be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

20 July 2017
18. 17/00018/ COND/AS Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved details of an ecology mitigation and biodiversity enhancement strategy in accordance with the Ecological Appraisal and including a timetable for carrying out the strategy shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing.Thereafter the strategy shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include:

  • Measures to safeguard retained habitats including boundary trees and watercourses;
  • Mitigation strategies in respect of protected species including reptiles and Water Vole;
  • Details of habitat provision and enhancement measures to be incorporated under the proposals including native and wildlife friendly planting, grassland seeding and faunal habitat features (including bat and bird box provision);
  • Sensitive lighting design to minimise impacts to bats;
  • Prescriptions for management of wildlife habitat areas to maximise their value to wildlife in the long-term.
06 September 2017
22. 17/00018/
CONG/AS
Flood protection

No foundations shall be provided for building(s) within any of Plots 3, 4 and 5 until precise design details of the proposed swale its operation and timescales for its implementation have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing in consultation with the Environment Agency. Thereafter the swale shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details and timescales.

07 November 2017
25. 17/00018/
CONH/AS
No foundations shall be provided for any building(s) within plots 2, 3, 4 and/or 5 until a scheme to provide appropriate flood storage compensation for the relevant Plot have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority in consultation with the Environment Agency. Compensatory flood storage shall be provided in accordance with the volumes specified in 2015S3203-U-N006-1 Level for level floodplain volume assessment V1 (JBA May 2016) unless agreed otherwise by the local planning authority in writing. The approved flood storage compensation shall be implemented as approved prior to occupation of the relevant plot. 16 Nov 2017
26. 17/00018/
CONB/AS
Prior to the commencement of development within each of Plots 2, 3, 4 and 5 details of the mesh/bars and boundary walls shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include the test results from the hydraulic model to determine that the configuration of the mesh/bars and boundary walls will not increase flood risk (e.g. water levels/extents) beyond that of the pre-development case. 20 July 2017
27. 17/00018/ COND/AS Prior to the commencement of development within Plots 2, 3, 4 and/or 5 a scheme for the provision and management of an 8 metre wide (measured from the top of the bank) buffer zone alongside the River Great Stour shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved scheme for the relevant Plot and any subsequent amendments shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority. The buffer zone scheme shall be free from built development including lighting, domestic gardens and formal landscaping.The scheme for each Plot shall include:

  • plans showing the extent and layout of the buffer zone
  • details of any proposed planting scheme (planting must be native species)
  • details demonstrating how the buffer zone will be protected during development
  • details of any other proposed built development
06 September 2017
43. 17/00018/ COND/AS
  1. Prior to the occupation of each plot a landscape management plan for the relevant plot, including long term design objectives, management responsibilities and maintenance schedules for the landscape areas, other than, privately owned domestic gardens and the timing of provision of management and maintenance of such areas within each plot shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
  2. Thereafter the landscape management plan for each plot shall be carried out in accordance with the details approved by the Local Planning Authority unless
    previously agreed otherwise in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
06 September 2017
48. 17/00018
/CONE/AS
Noise and Vibration Protection

No foundations shall be provided for any building within any plot until details of the mitigation measures required for that plot to protect the approved residential properties from railway and road traffic noise and vibration (in accordance with the strategy set out in Merebrook Report ENA-19413-15-280 REV B dated December 2015), have been submitted to and approved in the Local Planning Authority. The approved protection measures shall thereafter be completed before the approved dwellings / development are occupied, and thereafter shall be retained as effective protection.

21 September 2017
49. 17/00018/
CONE/AS
Prior to the occupation of each plot (except the public car park), a scheme for the control of noise and vibration of plant within the relevant plot (including mechanical ventilation, refrigeration, air conditioning and air handling units) to protect occupants from noise and vibration to be used shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This shall then be so installed prior to the first use of the building(s) within that plot. The equipment shall be maintained and operated in compliance to the approved scheme whenever it is operation. After installation of the approved plant, no new plant or ducting system shall be used without the prior written consent of the Local Planning Authority. 21 September 2017
50. 17/00018/ COND/AS Fumes/Odours

Prior to the first occupation of each plot (except the public car park), a scheme and maintenance schedule for the extraction and treatment of fumes and odours generated from the CHP plant, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Any equipment, plant or process provided or undertaken in pursuance of this condition shall be installed prior to the first operation of the premises in the relevant plot and these shall thereafter be operated and retained in compliance with the approved scheme.

06 September 2017
51. 17/00018/
CONG/AS
Drainage – Foul and Surface Water

Prior to the occupation of each plot (except the public car park) the works for the disposal of sewage serving building(s) within that plot shall be provided on the site in accordance with details previously submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority in consultation with Southern Water unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

07 November 2017
52. 17/00018/
CONG/AS
No foundations shall be provided for any plot until a detailed sustainable surface water drainage scheme have been submitted to (and approved in writing by) the local planning authority for the relevant plot. The detailed drainage scheme(s) shall be based upon the strategy detailed within the BJB Flood Risk Assessment Report reference 2176/FR01 Rev. C and shown within drawing numbers 2176 – SK601 and SK602 (for plots 1 and 2) and 2176 – SK603 (for plots 3-5). The drainage scheme(s) shall demonstrate that the surface water generated by this development for all rainfall durations and intensities up to and including the climate change adjusted critical 100yr storm) can be accommodated and disposed of at rates agreed with the Lead Local Flood Authority, Ashford Borough Council and the Environment Agency. 07 November 2017
58 17/00018/
CONF/AS
Materials

Prior to installation within the relevant plot precise details and samples of bricks, tiles and cladding materials to be used externally shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the development within that plot shall be carried out only using the approved external materials.

06 October 2017
 63 17/00018/ CONA/AS

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17/00018/
CONC/AS

Prior to the commencement of development of plots 3, 4 or 5 approval of the details of appearance and landscaping (hereinafter called “the reserved matters”) for each relevant plot shall be obtained from the local planning authority in writing and the development of each plot shall be carried out in accordance with those approved details. Details of final building heights, layout and access (internal circulatory access) in respect of each relevant plot (3, 4 and 5) shall also be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing before any development of the relevant plot commences. The submitted details shall be in accordance with the approved parameter plans. The development of each plot shall be carried out in accordance with those approved details. 15 May 2017

20 July 2017

1 Comment

  1. Bob Shrubb (Post author)

    Amended to reflect decision

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