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.

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Site of former Klondyke Works, Newtown Road

Discharge of condition 22a (i, iii &; iv)

18/00584/CONA/AS

Start of Consultation: 6 Mar 2019

Original application

Case RefDescriptionPosted on

18/00584/AS
The erection of 93 dwellings with associated highways, parking and landscaping 27 April 2018

Conditions

Habitat / Ecological Works & Management Strategy (HEWMS)

    1. Prior to commencement of development on the land,an Ecological Works & Management Strategy (HEWMS) shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The content of the HEWMS shall include;-
      1. details of any required on-site or off-site habitat works and measures to mitigate the impact of the development on invertebrates / reptiles 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 monitored and managed in the long-term.
      2. if any reptiles are proposed to be translocated from the application 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 a programme identifying when a specialist ecologists need to be present on site to oversee the habitat and ecological works
    2. Thereafter, the approved HEWMS (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.

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Discharge Condition 7, 8, 19 & 22

16/01157/CONH/AS

Start of Consultation: 6 Mar 2019

Original Application

Case RefDescriptionPosted on
17/01759/ASProposed minor material amendments to planning permission 16/01157/AS involving design changes to Phase A2 (X3 commercial uses (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) &; Phase A3 (216 residential units) with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works relating to land south of Victoria Road ONLY with no design changes to the approved development of land north of Victoria Road for the purposes of a brewery with shop, bar and restaurant (use classes B2/A1/A3/A4).Full planning application for development of a brewery, with shop, bar and restaurant (Use Classes B2/A1/A3/A4), three commercial units (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) and 216 residential units with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works.12 Dec 2017
16/01157/ASFull planning application for development of a brewery, with shop, bar and restaurant (Use Classes B2/A1/A3/A4), three commercial units (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) and 216 residential units with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works.10 Aug 2016

Conditions

LAND FORMING PHASE A1 TO NORTH OF VICTORIA ROAD (BREWERY/SHOP/BAR/RESTAURANT – B2/A1/A3/A4)
Fine detail
  1. Prior to usage in the building approved on the land forming Phase A1, unless specified to the contrary, the details set out below shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and, thereafter, 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:- (a) full details of glazing and external doors, including all external joinery and framing methods and external colour (1:20), (b) rainwater goods, eaves, fascia and canopy / colonnade details (including supporting posts) (1:20/1:50) (c) details of vents, louvres, extractor vents together with locations any 1:20 details of any roof top screens to any roof top plant and equipment to be installed (d) 1:50 details of the proposed double height water feature to be created on the façade to Victoria Road
  2. Provision shall be made within the land forming Phase A1 for the disposal of surface water so as to prevent its discharge onto the highway details of which shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
Hard and Soft Landscaping
  1. Prior to the occupation of the development on land forming Phase A1, a landscape management plan including long term design objectives, any hard surfaced areas to be offered to the public authorities for adoption, 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.
Environmental protection, external lighting & prevention of pollution
  1. No external lighting shall be installed on the land forming Phase A1 until details have been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include a layout plan with beam orientation and a schedule of light equipment proposed (luminaire type; mounting height; aiming angles and luminaire profiles; use of time switches to switch off car park lighting appropriate to the seasons and the approach to security lighting/task lighting: details of mood lighting to the customer staircase entrance to first floor bar & restaurant and hours of operation: details of any mood lighting to external storage vessels located immediately to the west of the brewery and hours of operation). The approved scheme shall be installed, maintained and operated in accordance with the approved details unless the Local Planning Authority gives its written approval to any proposed variation.

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Minor Design changes to Block B of Phase A2 on planning permission 17/01759/AS (Proposed minor material amendments to planning permission 16/01157/AS involving design changes to Phase A2 (X3 commercial uses (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) &; Phase A3 (216 residential units) with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works relating to land south of Victoria Road ONLY with no design changes to the approved development of land north of Victoria Road for the purposes of a brewery with shop, bar and restaurant (use classes B2/A1/A3/A4))

17/01759/AMND/AS

Original Application

Case RefDescriptionPosted on
17/01759/ASProposed minor material amendments to planning permission 16/01157/AS involving design changes to Phase A2 (X3 commercial uses (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) &; Phase A3 (216 residential units) with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works relating to land south of Victoria Road ONLY with no design changes to the approved development of land north of Victoria Road for the purposes of a brewery with shop, bar and restaurant (use classes B2/A1/A3/A4).Full planning application for development of a brewery, with shop, bar and restaurant (Use Classes B2/A1/A3/A4), three commercial units (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) and 216 residential units with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works.12 Dec 2017
16/01157/ASFull planning application for development of a brewery, with shop, bar and restaurant (Use Classes B2/A1/A3/A4), three commercial units (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) and 216 residential units with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works.10 Aug 2016

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Discharge of condition 47

17/01759/CONF/AS

Start of Consultation: 22 Feb 2019

Original Application

Case RefDescriptionPosted on
17/01759/ASProposed minor material amendments to planning permission 16/01157/AS involving design changes to Phase A2 (X3 commercial uses (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) &; Phase A3 (216 residential units) with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works relating to land south of Victoria Road ONLY with no design changes to the approved development of land north of Victoria Road for the purposes of a brewery with shop, bar and restaurant (use classes B2/A1/A3/A4).Full planning application for development of a brewery, with shop, bar and restaurant (Use Classes B2/A1/A3/A4), three commercial units (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) and 216 residential units with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works.12 Dec 2017
16/01157/ASFull planning application for development of a brewery, with shop, bar and restaurant (Use Classes B2/A1/A3/A4), three commercial units (Use Classes A1/A2/B1) and 216 residential units with associated parking, substations, landscaping and access works.10 Aug 2016

Conditions

LAND FORMING PHASE A2 TO SOUTH OF VICTORIA ROAD (RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL – C3/B1/A1/A2/A3)
Hard and soft landscaping
  1. Prior to above ground works commencing on land forming Phase A2 full details of the hard and soft landscape works shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The landscaping works shall accord with drawing 15.043 006 Rev C, unless otherwise agreed in writing.
    1. The full details of the soft landscape works to be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for 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, bollards to prevent vehicles accessing on-site parking by means other than via the vehicular access to George Street and any necessary methods of demarcating space as a result of its proposed long term private maintenance.
    3. The details shall include full details of any walls, car park gates/barriers, other gates and fences (including height, width and depth, materials, final finish colour) to be erected.
    4. The details shall include a scaled drawing showing soft and hard landscaping to be retained in private ownership and soft and hard landscaping to be the subject of adoption by the local highway authority (or any other public body).
    5. The hard and soft landscaping works shall be implemented in full in accordance with the details and timetable approved by the Local Planning Authority.
    6. If any trees and/or plants on land forming Phase A2 whether new or retained which form part of the soft landscape works approved by the Local Planning Authority die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased prior to the completion of the construction works or within a period of 10 years from the completion of construction such trees and/or plants shall be replaced in the next available planting season with others of a similar size and species, unless the Local Planning Authority gives written consent otherwise.

Victoria Park, Jemmett Road

Extension to existing nursery building to create new cafe provision. Improvements to entrances on public highway, resurfacing and extension to existing car park, new CCTV, lighting columns adjacent to new cafe (+4m in height), new feature play equipment (+4m in height). Permitted development : Restoration and repairs to landscape features – paths, planting, seating, ecological improvements etc.

19/00054/AS

Start of Consultation: 15 Feb 2019, End of Consultation: 11 Mar 2019

Former South Kent College Site, Jemmett Road

Partial discharge of condition 45 Plots 58-85

11/00405/CONJ/AS

Start of Consultation: 7 Feb 2019

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. No development shall be commenced until:
    1. a site investigation has been undertaken to determine the nature and extent of any contamination, and
    2. the results of the investigation, together with an assessment by a suitably qualified or otherwise competent person, and details of a scheme to contain, treat or remove any contamination, as appropriate, have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.

    Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby permitted or, where the approved scheme provides for remediation and development to be phased, the occupation of the relevant phase of the development:

    1. the approved remediation scheme shall be fully implemented (either in relation to the development as a whole or the relevant phase, as appropriate), and
    2. a Certificate shall be provided to the Local Planning Authority by a suitably qualified or otherwise competent person stating that remediation has been completed and the site is suitable for the permitted end use.

    Thereafter, no works shall take place within the site such as to prejudice the effectiveness of the approved scheme of remediation.