Author Archive: Bob Shrubb

Chair of South Ashford Community Forum

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

Discharge of conditions: C22 – full discharge, C51 &; C52 – partial discharge in respect of Plots 3-5 only (details related to Plots 1 and 2 to be submitted separately).

17/00018/CONG/AS

Original Application

17/00018/AS

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

Posted on 19 January 2017

15/01671/AS

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.

Posted on 16 January 2016

Conditions

  1. Flood protectionNo 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.
  1. Drainage – Foul and Surface WaterPrior 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.
  2. 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.

South Kent College, Jemmett Road, TN23 4RJ – decided

Relocation of block A apartments to avoid mains sewer. Rationalization of building storey height for block A.

17/00354/AMND/AS

Decided: Amended Plans Approved

Related application

17/00354/AS Reserved Matters application for the development of 160 dwellings together with access roads, footpaths, drainage, associated car/bicycle parking provision, groundworks, landscaping, open space and infrastructure (pursuant to outline approval 11/00405/AS) Posted on 14 Mar 2017

11/00405/AS Demolition of existing buildings and construction of up to 241 dwellings and associated access and landscaping; posted on 10 December 2016

Romney Marsh Road Closure – 31st October

A2042 Romney Marsh Road, Ashford Temporary prohibition of drivingKent County Council

A2042 Romney Marsh Road, Ashford

Temporary prohibition of driving

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 — Section 14 (2) as amended by
The Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991

Kent County Council gives notice that A2042 Romney Marsh Road, Ashford will be closed to through traffic, on 31“ October 2017 for one night.

The road will be closed between Kimberley Way Roundabout and Newtown Road Roundabout.

The alternative route is via Norman Road, Beaver Road, Beaver Lane, Brookfield Road, Leacon Road and Victoria Road.

It is planned that the road will be closed between 19:00 hours and 05:00 hours.
It is estimated the works will be compiete by midnight.

The closure is necessary to enable urgent carriageway repairs to be carried out by Kent County Council.

The Rowans, Hillyfields Rise, TN23 4WS

Discharge conditions 2, 3, 6, 8, 9 & 10

17/00380/CONA/AS

Start of Consultation: 27 Oct 2017, End of Consultation: 20 Nov 2017

Original Application

17/00380/AS

Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of 3 no. 4 bed dwellings

Posted on 16 Mar 2017

Conditions

  1. Written details including source/ manufacturer, and samples of bricks, tiles and cladding materials to be used externally and any hardsurfacing shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before the development is commenced and the development shall be carried out using the approved external materials.
  2. A hard and soft landscaping scheme for the site (which may include entirely new planting, retention of existing planting or a combination of both) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before the development is commenced. Thereafter, the approved landscaping scheme
    shall be carried out fully within 12 months of the completion of the development. Any trees or other plants which within a period of five years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of a similar size and species unless the Local Planning Authority give prior written consent to any variation.
  1. No development shall take place until a plan indicating the positions, design, materials and type of boundary treatment to be erected has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, The boundary treatment shall be completed prior to the occupation of the dwelling, in accordance with the approved details and shall be permanently maintained thereafter.
  1. Prior to works commencing on site, details of parking for site personnel as well as details of areas for the storage of plant and materials and details of loading
    and turning areas for construction traffic shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and thereafter shall be provided and retained throughout the development. The approved parking, loading and turning areas shall be provided prior to the commencement of development.
  2. Prior to the commencement of development, details of facilities, by which vehicles will have their wheels, chassis and bodywork effectively cleaned and
    washed free of mud and similar substances at the application site, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The
    approved facilities shall then be provided prior to the works commencing on site and thereafter shall be maintained in an effective working condition and used
    before vehicles exit the site and enter onto the adopted highway for the duration of the construction works.
  3. The vehicle parking spaces, shown on drawing number 22991A_100 Revision B shall be provided, surfaced and drained in accordance with details previously
    submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before the use is commenced or the premises occupied, and shall be retained available for use thereafter. No permanent development, whether or not permitted by the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or
    any Order revoking and re-enacting that Order), shall be carried out on that area of land so shown or in such a position as to preclude vehicular access to the reserved parking facilities.

South Kent College, Jemmett Road, TN23 4RJ – decided

Discharge of Condition 22

11/00405/CONF/AS

Decided: Permit

Original Application

11/00405/AS

Demolition of existing buildings and construction of up to 241 dwellings and associated access and landscaping

posted on 10 December 2016.

Conditions

  1. Written details and samples of bricks, tiles and cladding materials to be used externally shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing before the development is commenced and the development shall only be carried out using the approved external materials.

South Kent College, Jemmett Road, TN23 4RJ

Discharge condition 11

11/00405/CONG/AS

Start of Consultation: 26 Oct 2017, End of Consultation: 19 Nov 2017

Original Application

11/00405/AS

Demolition of existing buildings and construction of up to 241 dwellings and associated access and landscaping

posted on 10 December 2016.

Conditions

  1. 11 No development shall take place until full details of both hard and soft landscape works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning
    Authority and these works shall be carried out as approved. These details shall include proposed finished levels or contours; means of enclosure; car parking
    layouts and proposed final finish; other vehicle and pedestrian access and circulation areas; hard surfacing materials; minor artifacts and structures (e.g. furniture, play equipment, refuse or other storage units, signs, lighting etc); proposed and existing functional services above and below ground for this site and to serve the Ashford South School site (e.g. drainage power, communications cables, pipelines etc indicating lines, manholes, supports etc); retained historic landscape features and proposals for restoration, where relevant.

Former Travis Perkins Trading Co Limited, Victoria Crescent

Discharge of condition 7

16/00981/CONB/AS

Original Application

16/00981/AS Erection of 31 residential apartments with car parking, associated access and landscaping Posted 6 July 2016

Condition

  1. Prior to any construction above ground level, written details including source/manufacturer, 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 shall be carried out using the approved external materials. Furthermore, prior to any construction above ground level the details set out below shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and, thereafter, the development shall only be carried out in accordance with the approved details unless agreed otherwise by the Local Planning Authority in writing;-
    1. full details of glazing and external doors, including all external joinery and framing methods and external colour and the depth of recess of window and door frames in brick reveals (1:20),
    2. sections, elevations and colour finish of external rainwater goods (1:20)
    3. elevations sufficient to show the extent of proposed textured brickwork areas and use of brick soldier course detailing (1:50) and typical sections sufficient to illustrate the depth of any projection or recess (1:20)
    4. elevations, materials and external colour of entrance canopies to the circulation core (1:20)
    5. sections, elevations and colour finish to proposed balconies to shown handrail and balustrades (1:10)
    6. surfacing treatment and intended demarcation of private terraces serving ground floor apartments
    7. elevations and sections of brick boundary walls (including piers) and railings affixed thereto including specification, finials and colour finish