Planning Notice

We list here planning applications for sites in the unparished area of South Ashford and large applications close to its boundary, for which Ashford Borough Council has sent us a notice.

Clicking on the case reference will open the application on the ABC Planning Portal, giving access to full details of the application and documents forming part of the application, via the tabs at the top of the application page.

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If a change or update to an application is notified we will amend the post and add a comment, which will be show in the Recent Comments list in the right hand column.

Land between 1 Rose Villas and 25, Lower Denmark Road

Revision to the reduction in roof pitch and raising of eaves on dwellings and reorganisation of parking layout on planning permission 17/00714/AS for the Erection of 4 no. two bedroom semi-detached houses, with associated car parking



Original application

17/00714/AS  Erection of 4 no. two bedroom semi-detached houses, with associated car parking  Posted on  15 May 2017

Former South Kent College Site, Jemmett Road

Discharge of condition 38 (Residential Information Pack – Landscaping)


Original Application


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

posted on 10 December 2016.


  1. No dwelling shall be occupied until details of a residents’ information pack in respect of the approved soft landscaping and tree planting on the Plot (or within communal areas) has been submitted and approved by the Local Planning Authority in writing. The residents’ information pack shall comprise the following:-
    1. appropriate graphic and written material to illustrate the details of landscaping to be provided on the Plot or within the relevant communal areas of flats together with similar material to identify how the landscaping is a component part of the street scene within which the Plot or block of flats is located,
    2. details of the likely visual impact of the approved planting at maturity and the benefits of chosen species in terms of enhancing biodiversity
    3. details of essential maintenance information per season to help residents and those managing communal areas maintain approved landscaping to maturity.

    The approved details shall be given to the first occupier of the dwelling and also those managing communal areas at flats at first occupation.

Ashford Designer Outlet, Kimberley Way, TN24 0SD

Discharge of condition 44, 45 (part)


Original Application


Demolition of part of the existing Design Outlet Centre and the construction of buildings and structures to provide an extension to the retail designer outlet, comprising retail and restaurants units, tourist information / visitor unit, associated facilities, and office / centre management accommodation, re-configuration of existing car park, new car parking spaces, cycle parking, plant, hard and soft, public realms improvements, landscape works, highway works and other associated works

Posted on 16 November 2014


Further fine detail to be agreed and access for monitoring
  1. The details set out below shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to their provision in each relevant phase or their usage in any new building hereby permitted 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. Where relevant, the following details should be provided on drawings at an appropriate scale of 1:50 (where detail needs to be considered contextually related to a façade) and at 1:20 in other cases;-
    1. samples of all external materials to be used to be provided displayed and labelled on a material palette board(s),
    2. full details of glazing and external doors, including all joinery and framing methods and external colour,
    3. horizontal and vertical cross sections through typical sections of each of the facades sufficient to show the relationship between the façade and those elements of detail to be embedded within the façade as well projecting from it (such as the extent of recessing of glazing and doors in openings created in the façade, the
      consequential treatment of window reveals, the details of cills and the extent of projecting elements from the façade),
    4. details of the parapet roof including capping,
    5. details of vents, louvres, extractor vents, external pipes, meters etc.,
    6. details of integrated lighting and lighting columns to be provided within the centre to light key spaces and footways, and
    7. details of the proposed fencing to the western service yard, including posts, materials and final finish/colour and supports for establishment of climbing plants.
  2. No external lighting shall be installed or operated other than in accordance with details that have been previously approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include details and cross sections of columns and luminaires as appropriate, final colour finish, proposed hours of operation and location.