Planning Notice

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site, Victoria Road – decided

Discharge of condition 30


Decided: Permit

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


  1. Development (except for the substation) of the site shall only take place in accordance with the terms of a signed Basic Asset Protection Agreement with Network Rail Infrastructure Limited. A copy of the signed agreement shall be provided to the Local Planning Authority prior to commencement of development.

Plots 3 4 and 5, Former Powergen site, Kent – decided

Creation of pedestrian accesses (by insertion of stairs and lift accesses) and associated landscaping.


Decided: Permit

Related applications

Case Ref.  Description Posted on
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.
16 Jan 2016
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
19 Jan 2017
17/01091/AS Reserved Matters application for appearance and landscaping 21 Jul 2017

Land South West adjoining 40, Boxley – decided

Discharge of condition 7, Part discharge of condition 10


Decided: Permit

 Case No.  Description  Posted on
16/01245/AS Construction of two 3 bedroom semi-detached houses plus ancillary parking of nine spaces 20 August 2016
7 The vehicle parking spaces, shown on drawing number 16.141-05 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, bicycle and refuse facilities.
10 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) must 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 approved scheme shall thereafter be carried out in accordance with its approved terms, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The Local Planning Authority must be notified at least two weeks prior to commencement of the remediation scheme works.

Following completion of the remediation scheme, 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.


Ashford Designer Outlet, Kimberley Way, TN24 0SD

Discharge of condition 41


Start of Consultation: 18 Dec 2017

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


  1. No development shall commence (save for the defined Early Works) until plans and particulars of a sustainable drainage system (including the details set out below) for the disposal of the site’s surface water have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.The scheme will ensure that surface water runoff from the site is dealt with appropriately and in line with the objectives of Ashford Borough Council’s Sustainable Drainage SPD. All discharging of surface water runoff will be dealt with via suitable methods approved by Ashford Borough Council. Infiltration test results and final detailed design of the proposed infiltration systems will be submitted to Ashford Borough Council for approval.

    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. (iv) promote biodiversity,
    4. enhance the landscape,
    5. improve public amenities, and
    6. return the water to the natural drainage system as near to the source as possible.

    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) and any onward controlled discharge arrangements. 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.

Land at junction of Beaver Road and Victoria Road

Former Pledges Mill and South Kent College Site and land south of junction of Beaver Road and, Victoria Road, Ashford, Kent, Victoria Road, Ashford, Kent

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).


Start of Consultation: 5 Dec 2017, End of Consultation: 29 Dec 2017

Original Application

Case Ref Description Posted on
16/01157/AS 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 Aug 2016