Planning Application

Case number W/03/01226/PN

PROPOSED MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT COMPRISING 300 SQ METRE OFFICES, SEPARATE BLOCK OF 12 AFFORDABLE FLATS, CATEGORY II SHELTERED FLATS FOR THE ELDERLY, HOUSE MANAGER'S ACCOMMODATION, LANDSCAPING & CAR PARKING

Location: Whittingham House, Worcester Road, Droitwich, WR9

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Application Type: Non-householder planning application

Parish: Droitwich

Ward: Droitwich East

Application Received: 25 June 2003

Statutory Start Date: 25 June 2003

Consultation Period From:

Consultation Period End:

Decision Date: 7 September 2004

Case Officer: Mike Hurst

Status: Decided

Decision: Approved - Planning application

This decision is subject to the following conditions:

  1. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of five years from the date of this permission.

    Reason - In accordance with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

  2. The permission shall relate to the amended plan(s) dated 25th June 2003, 11th August 2004 and 2nd September 2004 and no other.

    Reason - To define the permission.

  3. Notwithstanding the information on the submitted drawings, details of the form, colour and finish of the materials to be used externally on the walls and roofs shall be subject to the approval, in writing, of the Local Planning Authority before any work on the site commences.

    Reason - To ensure that the development is visually satisfactory.

  4. Precise details of the proposed new site boundary treatments shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before the development hereby approved is first commenced.

    Reason - To ensure that the development is visually satisfactory.

  5. No development shall take place until full details of hard landscape works have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. These details shall include the following:-

    1. Details of paving and surface treatment for access, parking areas and footpaths.

    2. lighting whether freestanding or attached to other structures;

    3. minor artefacts and structures (including furniture, refuse or other storage units and signs);

    The works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details, the programme of implementation and the schedule of maintenance.

    Reason - The Council considers that these requirements are necessary to protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area and to discharge its duty under S197 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

  6. All approved hard and soft landscaping works and tree planting shall be carried out in accordance with the programme approved by the local planning authority as part of the scheme.

    Reason - The Council considers that these requirements are necessary to protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area and to discharge its duty under S197 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

  7. All approved hard and soft landscaping and tree planting shall be maintained for a period of five years commencing at the completion of the final phase of implementation in accordance with the approved schedule. Any tree or other plant that is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies or, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, becomes seriously damaged or defective, shall be replaced in the same position with another of the same species and size as that originally planted.

    Reason - The Council considers that these requirements are necessary to protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area and to discharge its duty under S197 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

  8. All existing trees and hedges on site unless otherwise indicated on the approved plan to be removed, shall be retained and shall not be felled, topped or lopped or otherwise removed without the previous written consent of the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To preserve the amenities of the locality.

  9. This permission does not authorise the pruning or felling of any trees included in Wychavon District Council Droitwich No1 Tree Preservation Order 2002. Any felling, other than that indicated in the submitted plans, should, where necessary, be the subject of an application in accordance with the provisions of the Tree Preservation Order.

    Reason - To preserve the amenities of the locality.

  10. 1. The erection of fencing for the protection of any retained tree shall be undertaken before any equipment, machinery or materials are brought on to the site for the purposes of the development, and shall be maintained until all equipment, machinery and surplus materials have been removed from the site. Nothing shall be stored or placed in any area fenced in accordance with this condition and the ground levels within those areas shall not be altered, nor shall any excavation be made, without the written consent of the Local Planning Authority.

    2. There shall be no burning of any material within 10 metres of the extent of the canopy of any retained tree.

    Reason - The Council considers that these requirements are necessary to protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area and to discharge its duty under S197 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

  11. No development shall take place within the area indicated (this would be the area of archaeological interest) until the applicants, or their agents or successors in title, has secured the implementation of a programme of archaeological work in accordance with a written scheme of investigation which has been submitted by the applicant and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To protect archaeological interest on the site.

  12. Demolition, clearance or construction work and deliveries to and from the site in connection with the development hereby approved shall only take place between the hours of 08.00 and 18.00hrs Monday to Friday and 08.00 and 13.00hrs on a Saturday. There shall be no demolition, clearance or construction work or deliveries to and from the site on Sundays or Bank Holidays.

    Reason - To preserve the amenities of the locality.

  13. Development shall not begin until parking for site operatives and visitors has been provided within the application site in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority and such provision shall be retained and kept available during construction of the development.

    Reason - To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interests of highway safety.

  14. Any further Highway conditions.

  15. The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until the access, turning area and parking facilities shown on the approved plan, drawing no. 1081/2/04C, have been properly consolidated, surfaced, drained and otherwise constructed in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and these areas shall thereafter be retained and kept available for those uses at all times.

    Reason - In the interests of highway safety and to ensure the free flow of traffic using the adjoining highway.

  16. Before any other works hereby approved are first brought into use, the construction of each of the vehicular access points shall be carried out in accordance with a specification to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, at a gradient not steeper than 1 in 12.

    Reason - In the interests of highway safety.

  17. No work shall commence upon the development hereby authorised by this permission until the engineering details of the alterations to Worcester Road, as indicated in principle on the deposited plan, drawing number, 1081/2.04C, have been submitted to the Local Planning Authority and no units shall be occupied until the details have been approved and implemented.

    Reason - To ensure the safe and free flow of traffic on the highway.

  18. The alterations to Worcester Road shall be completed in accordance with the approved engineering details before the development authorised by this permission is brought into use.

    Reason - To ensure the safe and free flow of traffic on the highway.

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Applicant

McCarthy & Stone (Devs) Ltd
Ross House
Binley Industrial Park
Harry Weston Road
COVENTRY

Agent

Mr T Russell
Russell Hobbis Architects
Regent Court
68 Caroline Street
Hockley
BIRMINGHAM
Mr C Butt
The Planning Bureau
2nd Floor
Hartington House
Hartington Road
Altrincham CHESHIRE

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