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

Discharge condition 25

17/00018/CONH/AS

Start of Consultation: 15 Nov 2017

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. No foundations shall be provided for any building(s) within plots 2, 3, 4 and/or 5 until a scheme to provide appropriate flood storage compensation for the relevant Plot have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority in consultation with the Environment Agency. Compensatory flood storage shall be provided in accordance with the volumes specified in 2015S3203-U-N006-1 Level for level floodplain volume assessment V1 (JBA May 2016) unless agreed otherwise by the local planning authority in writing. The approved flood storage compensation shall be implemented as approved prior to occupation of the relevant plot.

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Discharge of conditions: 14 & 15

16/01167/CONE/AS

Start of Consultation: 13 Nov 2017

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

Conditions

Servicing & acoustic fence
  1. Prior to any daytime servicing (defined as between the hours of 07:00-23:00), a noise level survey in accordance with British Standard best practice sufficient to
    identify representative noise levels at existing residences at Elwick Road and, as a consequence of such levels exceeding best practice proposed measures
    to be implemented at the application site to help limit noise levels arising from daytime servicing to acceptable levels shall have been submitted to and
    approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, any identified measures shall be installed prior to any daytime servicing taking place and shall subsequently be maintained in full working order.
  2. Prior to any night time servicing (defined as between the hours of 23:00 – 07:00) of the permitted use taking place the following details shall have been submitted to and agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority;-
    1. the days of the week that night time servicing will take place,
    2. the duration of the night time servicing,
    3. details of the nature of the night time servicing and the location of the servicing activity on the land, and
    4. the proposed measures to mitigate noise from such night time servicing including location, form, size, materials, appearance and any required adjustments to any previously approved hard and soft landscaping located within the premises/site.

    Thereafter, the permitted use shall only be serviced at night time in accordance with such approvals unless the Local Planning Authority has agreed to any
    subsequent proposed variation in writing. Any measures agreed to mitigate noise pursuant to (d) above shall be implemented in full prior to any night time servicing taking place and, notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 or any Order amending/revoking or re-enacting that Order, shall be retained and maintained in full effective working order.

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Discharge of condition 24

16/01167/COND/AS

Start of Consultation: 9 Nov 2017

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

Conditions

  1. No development (except for the substation) shall commence until plans and particulars of a sustainable drainage system (including the details below) for the disposal of the site’s surface water have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The submitted system shall comprise retention or storage of the surface water on-site or within the immediate area in a way which is appropriate to the site’s location, topography, hydrogeology and hydrology.The submitted system shall be designed to
    1. avoid any increase in flood risk,
    2. avoid any adverse impact on water quality,
    3. achieve a reduction in the run-off rate in accordance with the Ashford Borough Council Sustainable Drainage SPD document, adopted October 2010.
    4. operate both during construction of the development and post-completion.

    The submitted details shall include identification of the proposed discharge points from the system, a timetable for provision of the system and arrangements for future maintenance (in particular the type and frequency of maintenance and responsibility for maintenance). The approved system shall be provided in accordance with the approved timetable. The approved system shall be maintained in accordance with the approved details and shall be retained in working order until such time as the development ceases to be in use. If the proposed surface water discharge point is to be the existing public sewer the applicant must provide written confirmation from Southern Water of their agreement to the proposals.

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Discharge of conditions: 25, 27 & 28

16/01167/CONC/AS

Start of Consultation: 9 Nov 2017

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

Conditions

  1. Prior to the commencement of the development (except for the substation) 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,
    • An indicative programme for carrying out the works
    • Measures to minimise the production of dust on the site(s)
    • 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. No construction activities shall take place (except for the substation) until a dust management plan for the construction phase (in full compliance with the recommendations of the applicant’s Air Quality Report ref: AQA-19852-16-95) has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, the measures set out in the dust management plan shall be implemented in full for the subsequent full duration of construction works
    unless any variation has been agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
  2. No construction works shall take place (except for the substation) until a construction logistics plan for the construction phase (in full compliance with therecommendations of the applicant’s Air Quality Report ref: AQA-19852-16-95) has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, the measures set out in the construction logistics plan shall be implemented in full for the subsequent full duration of construction works unless any variation has been agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

Former Powergen site, Victoria Road

Single storey roof top extensions to Blocks 5A and 5B as approved under planning application 17/01091/AS – providing 14 residential units and associated communal roof terraces

17/01674/AS

Start of Consultation: 7 Nov 2017, End of Consultation: 1 Dec 2017

Original Applications

Case Ref Site Description of Works Posted on
17/01091/AS Former Powergen site, Victoria Road Reserved Matters application for appearance and landscaping 21 Jul 2017
15/01671/AS Former Powergen site, Victoria Road 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.
 16 January 2016

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Retrospective non-material minor amendment to planning permission 16/01167/AS for the relocation of the substation and installation of electrical kiosk with associated landscaping.

16/01167/AMND/AS

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

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road

Non-material minor amendment to planning permission 16/01157/AS for the removal of electrical substation from the application site boundary and retrospective installation of an electrical kiosk with associated landscaping

16/01157/AMND/AS

Original Application

Case Ref Site Description of Works Posted on
16/01157/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 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 August 2016

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.