Land south of junction of Beaver Road and, Victoria Road

Discharge of conditions 20, 22 Part discharge of conditions 5, 8


Start of Consultation: 12 Jun 2018

Original Application

Case Ref Site Description of Works Posted on
16/01164/AS Land south of junction of Beaver Road and, Victoria Road, Ashford, Kent Full planning application for a 120 bedroom hotel and associated parking, landscaping, substation and access works. 10 August 2016


  1. Prior to the commencement of development, a detailed remediation scheme to ensure that 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 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.
    1. Development shall not begin until a detailed sustainable surface water drainage scheme for the site has been submitted to (and approved in writing by) the local planning authority. The detailed drainage scheme shall demonstrate that the surface water generated by the development (for all rainfall durations and intensities up to and including the climate change adjusted critical 100yr storm) can be accommodated and disposed of without increase to flood risk on or off-site and in accordance with the requirements of Ashford Borough Council’s Sustainable Drainage SPD 2010.
    2. The hotel shall not be opened for use until details of the implementation, maintenance and management of the sustainable drainage scheme have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The scheme shall thereafter be implemented and thereafter managed and maintained in accordance with the approved details. Those details shall include:
      1. a timetable for its implementation, and
      2. a management and maintenance plan of the scheme for the lifetime of the development which shall include the arrangements for adoption by any public body or statutory undertaker, or any other arrangements to secure the operation of the sustainable drainage system throughout its lifetime.
Code of construction practice & air quality
  1. Prior to the commencement of the development a Code of Construction Practice shall be submitted to and approval in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The construction of the development shall then be carried out in accordance with the approved Code of Construction Practice 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 shall include,

    • A construction logistics plan
    • An indicative programme for carrying out the works
    • Measures to minimise the production of dust on the site in full compliance with the recommendations of the applicant’s Air Quality Report ref: AQA-19852-16-95
    • 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)
    • Maximum noise levels expected 1 metre from the affected façade of any residential unit adjacent to the site(s)
    • Design and provision of site hoardings
    • Management of traffic visiting the site(s) including temporary parking or holding areas
    • Full details of the provision of off road parking for all site operatives
    • Full details of measures to prevent the transfer of mud and extraneous material onto the public highway
    • Measures to manage the production of waste and to maximise the re-use of materials
    • Measures to minimise the potential for pollution of groundwater and surface water
    • The location and design of site office(s) and storage compounds
    • The location of temporary vehicle access points to the site(s) during the construction works
    • The arrangements for public consultation and liaison during the construction works including 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.
  1. Prior to the commencement of development 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. any further archaeological investigation, recording and reporting, determined by the results of the evaluation, shall be undertaken in accordance with the specification and timetable which has been agreed under 22i).

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