Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Discharge of Condiiton 31


Decided: Permit

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


Ecological Works & Management Strategy

    1. Prior to commencement of development (except for the substation), 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 on-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 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 times when 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.

1 Comment

  1. Bob Shrubb (Post author)

    Amended to reflect decision

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