Planning Application

Case number W/03/01352/CU

RENEWAL OF PLANNING NO: W/98/0796/COU - CONVERSION OF & ALTERATIONS TO TIMBER FRAMED BARN & STABLES TO SINGLE DWELLING WITH ANNEXE & GARAGING.

Location: Barn and Stables at, Churchfields Farm, Salwarpe, Droitwich, WR9 0AH

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Application Type: Change of use

Parish: Salwarpe

Ward: Lovett & North Claines

Application Received: 14 July 2003

Statutory Start Date: 15 July 2003

Consultation Period From:

Consultation Period End:

Decision Date: 1 September 2003

Case Officer: Emma Thompson

Status: Decided

Decision: Approved - Change of Use

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. Prior to any building works being first commenced, a precise specification of the proposed tiles/slates to be used, a sample of at least four tiles to provide a representative range of the colour and texture of the tile, together with any ridge details and details of methods of lead flashings, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason: To ensure the special historic and architectural interest of the building is properly maintained, in accordance with Policy CB11 of the Adopted Wychavon District Local Plan (January 1998) and Policy ENV15 of the Wychavon District Local Plan Review First Deposit (June 2002).

  3. Prior to any building works being first commenced, a detailed specification of the new weatherboarding showing the dimensions, profile and a description of the stain or paint finish to be applied to the boarding and maintained in perpetuity thereafter shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason: To ensure the special historic and architectural interest of the building is properly maintained, in accordance with Policy CB11 of the Adopted Wychavon District Local Plan (January 1998) and Policy ENV15 of the Wychavon District Local Plan Review First Deposit (June 2002).

  4. Prior to any building works being first commenced, detailed drawings of the proposed window(s) showing design, sections through glazing bars and/or mullions, method of opening, finish and depth of external reveal, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason: To ensure the special historic and architectural interest of the building is properly maintained, in accordance with Policy CB11 of the Adopted Wychavon District Local Plan (January 1998) and Policy ENV15 of the Wychavon District Local Plan Review First Deposit (June 2002).

  5. Prior to any building works being first commenced, detailed drawings of the proposed door(s) showing design, sections, method of opening, finish and depth of external reveal, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason: To ensure the special historic and architectural interest of the building is properly maintained, in accordance with Policy CB11 of the Adopted Wychavon District Local Plan (January 1998) and Policy ENV15 of the Wychavon District Local Plan Review First Deposit (June 2002).

  6. All new or replacement rainwater goods shall be in black painted cast iron or cast aluminium.

    Reason: To ensure the special historic and architectural interest of the building is properly maintained, in accordance with Policy CB11 of the Adopted Wychavon District Local Plan (January 1998) and Policy ENV15 of the Wychavon District Local Plan Review First Deposit (June 2002).

  7. This permission relates only to the conversion of the building(s) and does not permit any rebuilding or major repair other than as set out in the approved plans and the details of the application.

    Reason - In order to define the permission, which has only been granted for the conversion of the building and does not authorise new building work.

  8. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995, as amended, nothing in Article 3 and Schedule 2 to that order shall operate so as to permit any development specified in Parts 1 and 2 of the said schedule and no such development shall be carried out at any time without an express grant of planning permission under Part III of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

    Reason - In order to prevent the erection of extensions to the building so as maintain its character and form which justified the dwelling in an area of countryside where new dwellings are not normally acceptable.

  9. The garage hereby approved shall only be used for the domestic storage purposes incidental to the domestic use of the dwelling and shall not be used for commercial or business purposes or converted into habitable accommodation.

    Reason - In order to ensure that garage accomodation remains available for the residential use and so as to restrict pressure for additional or alternative garaging in new buildings.

  10. A strip of land 5 metres wide adjacent to the top of both banks of all watercourses on the site must be kept clear of all new buildings and structures (including gates, walls and fences) unless agreed otherwise in writing with the Local Planning Authority in consultation with the Environment Agency. Ground levels must not be raised within this area.

    Reason - To maintain access to the watercourse for maintenance or improvements and provide for overland flood flows.

  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. The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until the access, turning area and parking facilities shown on the approved plan 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.

  13. Before any other works hereby approved are commenced, visibility splays shall be provided from a point 0.6 metres above ground level at the centre of the access to the application site and 2 metres back from the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway, (measured perpendicularly), for a distance of 70 metres in each direction along the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway. Nothing shall be planted, erected and/or allowed to grow on the triangular area of land so formed which would obstruct the visibility described above.

    Reason - In the interests of highway safety.

  14. 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.

  15. The annexe hereby permitted shall not be occupied at any time other than for purposes ancillary to the residential use of the attached main converted barn.

    Reason - To retain planning control over the use of the building hereby approved.

  16. The buildings shown dotted on the 1:500 site layout plan received 21st September 1998, shall be demolished and removed from site and additionally the milking parlour and slurry store shall be relocated, subject to Local Planning Authority approval, prior to the occupation of the converted barn hereby approved.

    Reason - In order to ensure an acceptable residential environment for the new development, and to preserve the amenities of adjoining properties.

  17. The existing farm buildings, to be retained on the north-western boundary of the application site shall not be used for any purpose other than the storage of agricultural machinery and feedstuffs and at no times shall house livestock.

    Reason - To preserve the amenities of adjoining properties.

  18. There shall be no milk deliveries to or collections from the farm between the hours of 10pm and 8am on any day.

    Reason - To preserve the amenities of adjoining properties.

  19. The new section of farm driveway as depicted on 1:500 site layout plan received on 21st September 1998 shall be constructed prior to any conversion works hereby approved taking place.

    Reason - To ensure that vehicular traffic generated by the farm buisness and farmhouse are segregated from the residential traffic associated with the property known as the Tappit Hen and converted barn.

  20. The foul drainage from the proposed development shall be discharged to a septic tank and soakaway system which meets the requirements of British Standard BS6297:1983 and which complies with the following:-

    (a) There is no connection with any watercourse or land drainage system and no part of the soakaway system is situated within 10 metres of any ditch or watercourse.

    (b) Porosity tests are carried out to the satisfaction of the Local Planning Authority to demonstrate that suitable subsoil and adequate land area is available for the soakaway (BS6297:1983 refers).

    Reason - To minimise the risk of pollution of rivers and watercourses and other surface waters and to ensure that the soakaway system functions satisfactorily.

  21. The bathroom window on the south elevation shall be fixed and installed with obscure glazing and retained as such hereafter. There shall be no glazed openings on the east elevation.

    Reason - To preserve the amenities of the adjoining properties.

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

    1. planting plans, including tree, hedge, shrub and grassed area planting and a written specification (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment);

    2. a schedule of plants noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers and densities;

    3. a programme of implementation;

    4. a schedule of maintenance for a period of five years commencing at the completion of the final phase of implementation, the schedule to make provision for the replacement, in the same position, of any plant that is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies or, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, becomes seriously damaged or defective, with another of the same species and size as that originally planted.

    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.

  23. 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.

  24. The boundary treatments as depicted on 1:200 site layout Boundary Treatments plan received 6th November 1998 shall be completed before the converted building hereby permitted is occupied. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

    Reason - In order to ensure that there is an acceptable form of screeening with adjacent properties.

  25. No development shall take place until the applicants, or their agents, or successors in title have undertaken and submitted to the Local Planning Authority a Wildlife Survey and Programme of Implementation of the application site to assess whether any species protected by the Wildlife Countryside Act 1991 are resident on site. The submitted details shall include timing of the works and other measures which may be required to ensure no resident Protected Species or their habitats are disturbed by the works hereby authorised. The development shall not commence until the Wildlife Survey and Programme of Implementation has been approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, and the approved works or other measures carried out on site.

    Reason - In order to ensure species protected by the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1991 are not disturbed.

  26. 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.

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Applicant

Mr & Mrs M Davies
Churchfields Farm
Ladywood Road
Salwarpe
Droitwich Spa, Worcs

Agent

Roger P. Dudley and Associates
Barteet House
165a, Birmingham Road
Bromsgrove
Worcs

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