Site and Buildings North West of Pledges Mill, Victoria Road

Part discharge of Condition 31


Start of Consultation: 4 Sep 2017, End of Consultation: 28 Sep 2017

Original Application

Case Ref Site Description of Works Posted on
16/01167/AS Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site and land south of junction of Beaver Road and, Victoria Road, Ashford, Kent Full planning application for a superstore (Use Class A1) with associated parking, substation, landscaping and access work. 10 August 2016


  1. Ecological Works & Management Strategy
    1. Prior to commencement of development on the land forming Phase A1, an
      Ecological Works & Management Strategy (EWMS) shall have been submitted
      to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The content of the
      EWMS shall include;

      1. details of any required on-site or off-site habitat works and measures to
        mitigate the impact of the development on invertebrates (including species of
        tree and shrub planting and creation of features such as loggeries) and any
        other ecological mitigation /enhancement measures to be implemented as part
        of the development, and how such works and measures are proposed to be
        managed in the long-term.
      2. if any reptiles are proposed to be translocated from the application site, an
        off-site reptile mitigation strategy, including details of the proposed receptor
        site, a survey of that the receptor site demonstrating that the reptile population
        arising from translocation can be satisfactorily maintained, details of any
        enhancement works required to enhance the receptor site, confirmation that the
        receptor site will be actively managed and monitored to ensure the long term
        success of the translocation and a translocation methodology.
      3. a timetable for implementation, demonstrating that the proposed on-site
        habitat ecological works and other measures and any off-site reptile mitigation
        strategy are aligned with the proposed phasing of construction,
      4. the persons responsible for implementing the on and off-site works,
        including a programme identifying when a specialist ecologists need to be
        present on site to oversee the ecological works
    2. Thereafter, the approved EWMS (including any agreed revisions) shall be
      carried out in accordance with the details in (A) above unless the Local Planning
      Authority has agreed to any other variation in writing.

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