Planning Application

Case number W/10/00295/OU

The erection of up to 508 dwellings, highway works, landscaping, public open space, and associated infrastructure development at land off Offenham Road.

Location: Land West of Offenham Road and including, South Bank, Offenham Road, Evesham

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Application Type: Outline

Parish: Evesham

Ward: Bengeworth

Application Received: 11 February 2010

Statutory Start Date: 11 February 2010

Consultation Period From: 16 February 2010

Consultation Period End: 31 March 2010

Decision Date: 3 August 2011

Case Officer: Jonathan Edwards

Status: Decided

Decision: Approved - Outline

This decision is subject to the following conditions:

  1. Application for approval of reserved matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of two years from the date of approval of the last of the reserved matters to be approved.

    Reason - In accordance with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

  2. Approval of the details of the appearance, landscaping, layout and scale of the development hereby approved (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be obtained from the Local Planning Authority in writing before any development is commenced.

    Reason - This permission is in outline only and further details of the reserved matters are required to ensure satisfactory development.

  3. No development shall take place until the applicant 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 by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed development does not cause avoidable harm to any features of archaeological interest and to ensure that a proper record of the archaeology of the site is recorded.

  4. Notwithstanding the information submitted with the application and prior to the commencement of development hereby approved the following details shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval in writing:-

    - details on how renewable energy measures are to be incorporated into the proposed development; - details of measures to conserve and recycle water to be incorporated into the proposed development; - details of energy efficiency measures to be incorporated into the proposed development; and - details of construction materials to be used in the proposed development with the aim of minimising the use of primary non-sustainable materials.

    The approved measures shall be implemented and incorporated into the approved development in line with a implementation timetable to be submitted and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to the commencement of development.

    Reason - To ensure the prudent use of natural resources.

  5. A Construction Environmental Management Plan shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to commencement of development. This shall include the following:- a. Measures to protect the amenities of nearby properties from noise, vibration and dust production during the construction of the development hereby approved; and b. Details of site operative parking areas, material storage areas and the location of site operatives facilities (offices, toilets etc). The measures set out in the approved Plan shall be carried out in full during the construction of the development hereby approved. Site operatives parking, material storage and the positioning of operatives facilities shall only take place on the site in locations approved by in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Reason - To protect the amenities of nearby properties during the construction of the development and to protect the water environment from pollution.

  6. Any reserved matters application relating to the appearance, scale and layout of the development shall include a statement providing an explanation as to how the design of the development has had regard to the Design and Access Statement submitted with this planning application. Details to be submitted shall include full details of materials to be used in the construction of the external appearance of any building.

    Reason - In the interests of visual amenity.

  7. In relation to the requirements of conditions 1 and 2, details of the facilities for the storage of refuse for all proposed buildings within the development shall be submitted as part of any reserved matters application(s). No individual dwelling shall be occupied until approved refuse storage facilities to serve that dwelling have been constructed in accordance with approved details.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed dwellings have adequate refuse storage facilities.

  8. Development shall not begin until wheel cleaning apparatus has been provided in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and this equipment shall be operated and maintained during construction of the development hereby approved.

    Reason - To ensure that the wheels of vehicles are cleaned before leaving the site in the interests of highway safety.

  9. 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.

  10. Prior to the commencement of development, details of scheme for the provision and implementation of a surface water regulation system that includes the use of Sustainable Drainage Systems shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval in writing. The scheme shall include drainage details showing how the development complies with the FRA (dated January 2009) and how it complies with the South Worcestershire SFRA. The Scheme should ensure no increase in run-off from the site for all flood events up to the 100 year storm event with allowances for climate change. The surface water drainage scheme should identify any possible overland flood flow routes that could occur, and ensure no properties are affected. A scheme for maintenance and adoption of the drainage system should also be provided for approval in writing.

    A surface water drainage scheme shall be implemented in accordance with approved details prior to the occupation of the first dwelling hereby approved or in accordance with an alternative timetable agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Once provided the drainage system shall be maintained in accordance with the approved maintenance scheme.

    Reason - To ensure the provision of an adequate and sustainable drainage system.

  11. The proposed development shall include the provision of affordable housing of a type, size and location in accordance with the Council's Supplementary Planning Guidance on the provision of affordable housing.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed development complies with the Council's policy and guidance on the provision of affordable housing.

  12. Prior to the commencement of development details of foul water drainage works to serve the proposed development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include an implementation timetable and the approved drainage systems shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and implementation timetable.

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

  13. The reserved matters details required under conditions 1 and 2 above shall include details of on-site play and recreation space/facilities in accordance with the details set out in the land budget table set out on page 41 of the submitted Design and Access Statement. Details to be submitted shall include landscaping, planting and equipment to be provided on the proposed amenity spaces.

    Reason - To ensure the provision of adequate amenity/open space and recreation facilities to serve the proposed development.

  14. No development work shall be carried out until details of phasing for the approved development has been submitted and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The phasing plan shall include details of:-

    - the timing of the provision of infrastructure to serve the proposed development (including road improvements and drainage facilities) in relation to the provision of any new residential units; - the timing of the provision of on-site recreation/open play space provision in relation to the provision of any new residential units.

    The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved phasing plan.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed development is constructed in such a way to ensure that any new units provided are adequately served by infrastructure and recreation facilities.

  15. No building on any part of the development hereby permitted shall exceed 3 storeys in height. Reason - To ensure that the proposed development is appropriate in design terms and to protect the amenities of neighbouring properties.

  16. In relation to the requirements of conditions 1 and 2, details of the floor levels of all proposed buildings shall be submitted as part of any reserved matters application(s). Any buildings approved shall be constructed at approved floor levels.

    Reason - In the interests of amenity.

  17. Prior to the first occupation of any of the individual residential units hereby permitted, in-coming residents shall be provided with information packs setting out ways that people can avoid damage or disturbance to wildlife habitats. The information packs shall include advice on measures that can be employed to reduce the risk of cat predation.

    Reason - To assist with the protection and enhancement of the biodiversity value of the site (and as suggested in para 5.5.4 and 5.5.9 of the submitted Ecological Assessment Report).

  18. No development shall take place until details of a lighting scheme to serve the proposed development has been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning authority. The lighting scheme shall be designed to reduce effects upon sensitive habitats to be retained/created on the site. The details shall include an implementation timetable and the approved lighting scheme shall be provided in accordance with the approved implementation timetable.

    Reason - To ensure that any lighting scheme to serve the proposed development does not unnecessarily and adversely affect the bio-diversity value of the site.

  19. All drainage serving highways to provided as part of the proposed development shall be provided with trapped gullies.

    Reason - To prevent contaminant from entering the watercourse and to protect the biodiversity of the site.

  20. Prior to the provision of any balancing ponds as part of the proposed development, plans and details of the proposed ponds shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Details to be submitted include:-

    - cross section showing the depth and design of the ponds; - planting and other measures to enhance the biodiversity value of the ponds.

    The balancing ponds shall be provided in accordance with the approved details.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed sustainable drainage system is designed to promote the biodiversity value of the site and the ponds are of sufficient design and capacity to deal with surface water run-off from the site.

  21. The development and associated site clearance shall be carried out in accordance with the methodologies set out in para 5.4.12 and 5.4.13 of the submitted Ecological Assessment Report so as to protected breeding birds and reptiles.

    Reason - To avoid unnecessary harm being caused to the biodiversity value of the site.

  22. Prior to the occupation of any of the units hereby permitted details of the design and location of bird boxes to be provided as part of the proposed development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include an implementation timetable and the approved bird boxes shall be provided in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed development includes measures to enhance the biodiversity of the site.

  23. No development shall take place until a method statement has been submitted setting out measures to reduce disturbance to nearby badger setts (as described in para. 5.4.18 of the Ecological Report) have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved method statement.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed development causes no harm to protected species.

  24. Prior to the occupation of any of the units hereby approved a detailed management plan for the management of wildlife habitats to be provided on the site shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval in writing. The management plan shall include measures to secure the long term bio-diversity value of the application site and a timetable for implementation. The management plan shall be adhered to whilst any of the residential units hereby approved are occupied.

    Reason - To protect the biodiversity value of the site.

  25. Prior to the commencement of any development hereby permitted, details of works to be carried out to the existing pedestrian bridge across the watercourse on the site shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Details shall include plans showing the design of any replacement or altered bridge. Any works carried out to the bridge shall be in accordance with the approved details.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed development includes appropriate linkages across the site and ensure any works to the bridge do not exacerbate flood risk.

  26. The landscape details submitted for approval under conditions 1 and 2 shall include details of a hedgerow to replace that required to be removed from the eastern boundary of the site to allow for the proposed new access.

    Reason - To minimise the impact of the proposed development on the visual amenities of Offenham Road.

  27. Prior to the commencement of development, a Site Waste Management Plan shall be submitted for approval in writing to the local planning authority. The Plan shall include commentary and details on the issues set out in para. 5.40 of the submitted Supporting Planning Statement. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved Plan.

    Reason - To protect environmental assets and ensure the development is carried out without unnecessarily waste of resources.

  28. Details submitted persuant to conditions 1 and 2 shall include measures to protect the amenities of proposed residences from noise and disturbance generated off-site, in particular from Green Gables Business Centre and the railway. Any application relating to the provision of housing within 50 metres of the western boundary of the site shall include a statement on measures included to prevent occupiers being disturbed by off-site activities.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed development is not unduly affected by nearby noise generating uses.

  29. Prior to the commencement of development a noise mitigation scheme designed to minimise the impact from road traffic such that the noise levels within the dwellings do not exceed the recommendations set out in BS8223:1999 Sound Insulation and Noise Reduction for Buildings shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval in writing. The scheme shall include an implementation timetable and the approved measures shall be implemented in accordance with the approved timetable. Once implemented the scheme of measures shall be maintained accordance with the approved details.

    Reason - To ensure the proposed development is not subject to unacceptable levels of noise disturbance.

  30. A noise mitigation scheme designed to minimise the impact from road traffic such that the noise levels within the gardens of the dwellings do not exceed the recommendations set out in BS8223:1999 Sound Insulation and Noise Reduction for Buildings shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval. Construction activities shall not commence until there is a scheme approved by the Local Planning Authority and the approved measures are fully implemented in accordance with the scheme. Once implemented the scheme of measures shall be maintained accordance with the approved details.

    Reason - To protect the amenities of the occupier.

  31. Full details of any soil or soil forming materials brought on to the site for use in garden areas, soft landscaping, filling and level raising must be provided. Where the donor site is unknown or is brownfield the material must be tested for contamination and suitability for use on site. Full donor site details, proposals for contamination testing including testing schedules, sampling frequencies and allowable contaminant concentrations (as determined by appropriate risk assessment) must be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to import on to the site. The approved testing must then be carried out and validatory evidence (such as laboratory certificates) submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to any soil or soil forming materials being brought on to site.

    Reason - To ensure that risks from land contamination to the future users of the land and neighbouring land are minimised, together with those to controlled waters, property and ecological systems, and to ensure that the development can be carried out safely without unacceptable risks to workers, neighbours and other offsite receptors.

  32. The 2 no. existing dwellinghouses on the site (The Bungalow and Southbank) both of which are identified as accommodating bat roosts within the submitted Ecological Report shall be retained and not demolished. No development works shall commenced until details of measures to protect the bat roosts and bats that use the roosts have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning development. The details shall include an implementation timetable and the approved measures shall be carried out in accordance with the approved implementation timetable. The protection measures shall be informed by a further survey work including at least one dawn re-entry survey of the two buildings carried out during the May to September period.

    Reason: To prevent harm or risk of harm to protected species.

  33. No infiltration of surface water drainage into the ground is permitted other than with the express written consent of the Local Planning Authority, which may be given for those parts of the site where it has been demonstrated that there is no resultant unacceptable risk to controlled waters. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approval details. Reason: To ensure that the development complies with approved details in the interests of protection of Controlled Waters.

  34. Piling or any other foundation designs using penetrative methods shall not be permitted other than with the express written consent of the Local Planning Authority, which may be given for those parts of the site where it has been demonstrated that there is no resultant unacceptable risk to groundwater. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. Reason: To ensure that the development complies with approved details in the interests of protection of Controlled Waters.

  35. Development shall not begin until engineering details of the Temporary Works Access to Offenham Rd as indicated on drawing 9091-21 shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, in consultation with the Highway Authority. The development shall not be commenced until the T junction has been constructed and completed in accordance with the approved details.

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

  36. Development shall not begin until details of the Roundabout to facilitate access from Offenham Road to serve the residential development as indicated in principle drawing number 9091-16 revision C and the provision of a footway link to Lichfield Ave have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority in consultation with the Highway Authority. Upon occupation of the first dwelling hereby approved the roundabout scheme shall be constructed and completed in accordance with the approved details.

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

  37. Development shall not begin until engineering details of the junction alterations Elm Road- Offenham Road in accordance with drawing number 9091-12 Revision C have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the junction alterations as approved shall be constructed and completed upon the occupation of the 50th dwelling hereby permitted.

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

  38. Development shall not begin until engineering details to the Kings Road alignment alterations in accordance with drawing 9091-14 Revision G have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The road alterations shall be constructed and completed in accordance with the approved details and before the occupation of the 75th dwelling hereby approved.

    Reason: In the interests of vehicle and pedestrian safety.

  39. Development shall not begin until the engineering details and specification of the proposed residential roads, cycle ways, footways, footpaths and highway drains have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The dwellings shall not be occupied until the road works necessary to provide access from the publicly maintained highway (Offenham Road) have been completed in accordance with the details submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason: To ensure an adequate and acceptable means of vehicle and pedestrian access is available before the dwellings are occupied.

  40. All road works shall be completed within a period of two years or other period agreed in writing from the commencement of work on the site, or within six calendar months of the substantial completion of 75% of dwellings} hereby approved if this is sooner. This will entail the making good of surfacing, grassing and landscaping in accordance with a specification submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. (Nothing in this condition shall conflict with any phasing scheme, in which respect it will be interpreted as applying to the particular phase being implemented).

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety and convenience and a well co-ordinated development.

  41. The development hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the individual vehicular accesses, entrance, turning areas and driveways/parking spaces 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.

  42. Means of vehicular access for site operatives and construction traffic to the development hereby approved shall be from Offenham Road only.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  43. Means of vehicular access for all vehicles other than buses, refuse vehicles and emergency vehicles to the proposed residential development hereby approved shall be from Offenham Road only. Details of measures, including an implementation timetable, to prevent general vehicular movement to and from the site directly from Kings Road shall be submitted to the local planning authority for approval in writing. The approved measures shall be provided in accordance with the approved implementation timetable.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  44. Prior to the first occupation of any dwelling hereby approved secure parking for cycles to comply with the Council's standards shall be provided within the curtilage of each dwelling and or grouped parking serving apartments, flats and these facilities shall thereafter be retained for the parking of cycles only.

    Reason: To comply with the Council's parking standards

  45. Development shall not begin until wheel-cleaning apparatus has been provided in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and this equipment shall be operated and maintained during construction of the development hereby approved.

    Reason: To ensure that the wheels of vehicles are cleaned before leaving the site in the interests of highway safety

  46. No development shall take place which obstructs the existing public right of way crossing the application site.

    Reason: To ensure the public right of way is not obstructed.

  47. The approved Travel Plan (dated 14th September 2010 SKP/AVS/9091-06 rev D) shall be monitored in accordance with details set out in the plan and the results of the monitoring shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority within one month of the end of each monitoring period. Where targets are not acheived, the Travel Plan Co-ordinator will be notified in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the Travel Plan shall then be reviewed and updated and submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval within one month of the receipt of the Local Planning Authority's notification. The updated Travel Plan shall be implemented within one month of the date of the Local Planning Authority's approval.

    Reason: To enable the A46 to continue to be an effective part of the nationsal system of routes for through traffic, in accordance with Section 10(2) of the Highways Act 1980 and in the interests of promoting sustainable development.

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MF Strategic Land Limited
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Mr P Hill
RPS Planning & Development
Highfield House
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