Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Discharge of conditions: 2, 5, 16, 18 & 29

16/01167/CONB/AS

Start of Consultation: 22 Nov 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

Conditions

Materials
  1. Written details including source/ manufacturer, and samples of bricks, blockwork, textured blockwork (and the colour of any mortar mix used to joint bricks and blockwork), tiles and cladding materials to be used externally shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before the development (except for the substation) is commenced and the development shall be carried out using the approved external materials.
Contamination
  1. Prior to the commencement of development (except for the substation), a detailed remediation scheme to ensure 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 and prior to occupation of any building, a verification report, that demonstrates the effectiveness of the remediation carried out must be prepared and submitted for approval in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

Soft and Hard Landscaping (including walls/gates/fences
  1. No development (except for the substation) shall commence until full details of the hard and soft landscape works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
    1. The full details of the soft landscape works to be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for its approval shall include the planting plans; written specifications (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment); details of the planting that is designed to create year round colour; schedules of plants noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers/densities where appropriate; full details of proposed tree pits of a size and specification to tree species and to ensure maturation and long-term survival; guards and any other measures necessary to protect trees in locations immediately adjacent to parking bays and an implementation and planting programme/timetable to ensure that all soft landscaping and planting is completed within 6 months of the completion of the development.
    2. The full details of the hard landscape works to be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval shall include details of hard surfacing materials (including colour finish, specification of paving and gauge as appropriate), drawings to scale to show lighting columns and lighting bollards, other bollards
      and any walls/gates/fences (including height, width and depth of supporting posts, materials, mesh final finish colour, connection & junctions with other fencing at the boundary around the Victoria Road substation) to be erected.
    3. The hard and soft landscaping works shall be implemented in full in accordance with the details and timetable approved by the Local Planning Authority. Walls/gates/ fences (c) shall be erected before the first opening of the permitted use in accordance with the approved details unless any variation has previously been agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
  1. Prior to the commencement of the development (except for the substation), a landscape management plan including long term design objectives, management responsibilities and maintenance schedules for the landscape areas and the timing of provision of management and maintenance of such areas shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the landscape management plan 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.
  1. Prior to the commencement of development (except for the substation) the applicant, or their agents or successors in title, will secure and implement:
    1. archaeological field evaluation works in accordance with a specification and written timetable which has been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority; and
    2. further archaeological investigation, recording and reporting, determined by the results of the evaluation, in accordance with a specification and timetable which has been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority

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