Planning Application

Case number W/03/01453/CU

CONVERSION OF REDUNDANT AGRICULTURAL BARNS INTO THREE DWELLINGS INCLUDING GARAGING.

Location: Priory Piece Farm, Priory Farm Lane, Inkberrow, Worcester, WR7 4HT

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Application Type: Change of use

Parish: Inkberrow

Ward: Inkberrow

Application Received: 28 July 2003

Statutory Start Date: 12 August 2003

Consultation Period From:

Consultation Period End:

Decision Date: 6 October 2003

Case Officer: Robert Peel

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. The existing farm buildings as shown to be removed on the approved plan shall be demolished and the associated materials removed from the site before any other works hereby permitted are first begun.

    Reason - In the interests of amenity and to preserve the character and special interest of the traditional farm buildings.

  3. 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.

  4. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995, as amended, or any subsequent order revoking or re-enacting that Order, nothing in Article 3, Schedule 2 to that Other shall operate so as to permit any development specified in Part 1 and Part 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 lll of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

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

  5. No development shall take place until there has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority a scheme of landscaping which shall include the following details: i) planting plans, including tree, shrub and grassed areas and a written specification (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment)

    ii) a specification for the planting of a hedge along the North east and South west boundaries of the site

    iii) a schedule of plants noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers and densities

    iv) hard landscaping including surfacing and paving

    v) a program of implementation

    Reason - In the interests of visual amenity and to enhance the amenities of the locality and to ensure the satisfactory development of the site.

  6. All planting, seeding or turfing comprised in the approved details of landscaping shall be carried out in the first planting season following the completion or first occupation of the development whichever is sooner; and any trees of plants which may within a period of five years from the completion of the development, die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of a similar size and species unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - In the interests of visual amenity and to enhance the amenities of the locality and to ensure the satisfactory development of the site.

  7. No development shall take place until there has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority a plan indicating the positions, design, materials and type of boundary treatment to be erected. The boundary treatment shall be completed before the use hereby permitted is commenced or before the dwellings are first occupied or in accordance with a timetable agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and thereafter retained.

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

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

    Reason - In order to ensure that garage accommodation remains available for the residential units and to restrict pressure for additional or alternative garaging in new buildings, which may spoil the setting and character of the barns.

  9. The doors to the garages hereby approved shall be made of timber and side hung as shown on the approved plans and thereafter permanently retained.

    Reason - In the interest of amenity and to preserve the character of the adjoining barns.

  10. Prior to any building works being first commenced, a precise specification of the proposed brick to be used, a sample of at least four bricks to provide a representative range of the colour and texture of the brick, together with a specification of the proposed mortar mix, pointing profile and finish, jointing width and bond of the brickwork, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. For the avoidance of doubt, a sample panel of the brickwork using the bond, mortar, jointing and pointing proposed, shall be provided and retained on site during building works as a reference. Details of the methods of spanning structural openings, band, string or dentil courses, parapets and copings, cills, and corbelling to chimney cappings shall be approved in the same manner.

    Reason - To ensure a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

  11. Prior to any building works being first commenced, details of the proposed new framing/repairs, using traditional methods with pegged mortice and tenon joints, as well as details of method of infilling panels, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To ensure a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

  12. 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 a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

  13. 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 a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

  14. 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. Details of the infill glazed screen panels shall also be submitted and approved in the same manner and all windows shall be constructed of timber

    Reason - To ensure a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

  15. Notwithstanding the submitted plans, details of all the infill panels and glazing screens showing their design, sections through glazing bars and/or mullions, their external finish and depth of external reveal shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before any work begins on site. The screens shall then be constructed in accordance with the approved details and thereafter retained.

    Reason - To ensure a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

  16. Prior to any building works being first commenced, detailed drawings of the proposed rooflight(s) showing design, materials and profile shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before fixing in place and shall be fitted so that it is flush with the outer plane of the roof slope.

    Reason - To ensure a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

  17. 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 a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

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

    Reason - To ensure a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings are properly maintained.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. The existing access through the site to the farm shall be permanently closed between the garages and the rear garden boundary prior to the first occupation of any of the dwellings hereby approved. Details of the means of closure shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Once approved the details shall be carried out and thereafter permanently retained.

    Reason - To preserve the amenity of the occupiers of the adjoining dwellings.

  22. Development shall not begin until details of drainage works for the disposal of foul and surface water drainage have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The drainage works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details before the development hereby approved is first brought into use.

    Reason - To ensure a satisfactory means of drainage is available to serve the development.

  23. Before any work on site commences, the applicant shall carry out a survey to establish the presence of bats or any other species protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 that may be present within the existing building or on the site. If any are present the appropriate measure must be taken in conjunction with English Nature and the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust to ensure that they are protected and/or removed from the buildings at the most appropriate time.

    Reason - To ensure that protected species and their habitats are not disturbed or destroyed during conversion works.

  24. The existing vents on the gables of units 1,2 and 3 shall be retained and filled using inset blue bricks, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To ensure a satisfactory form of conversion in the interests of visual amenity and ensure that the special architectural and historic interest of the buildings properly maintained.

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Applicant

Mr & Mrs Davis
Priory Piece Farm
Inkberrow
Worcestershire

Agent

Mr N L Young
Berry & Young Building Conslts & Surveyors
105 High Street
EVESHAM
Worcs

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