Planning Application

Case number W/13/02052/PN

Construction of 35 dwellings and public open space plus construction of new vehicular access.

Location: Land off, Station Road, Honeybourne

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Application Type: Non-householder planning application

Parish: Honeybourne

Ward: Honeybourne & Pebworth

Application Received: 30 September 2013

Statutory Start Date: 18 October 2013

Consultation Period From: 23 October 2013

Consultation Period End: 29 November 2013

Decision Date: 16 April 2014

Case Officer: Gavin Greenhow

Status: Decided

Decision: Approved - Planning application

This decision is subject to the following conditions:

  1. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of external materials shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: To ensure that the development is visually satisfactory.

  2. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision engineering details and the specification of the proposed junction arrangements of the estate road with Station Road within the limits of the public highway including a timetable for its implementation shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: To ensure an adequate and acceptable means of junction is available before the dwellings are first occupied.

  3. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision engineering details and the specification of the proposed residential estate road, private drive, footways, service margins, individual accesses, entrances and drainage including a timetable for implementation shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

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

  4. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of the visibility splays at the junction with Station Road from a point 0.6m above ground level at the centre of the access to the application site and 2.4 metres back from the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway, (measured perpendicularly), for a distance of 90 metres in each direction along the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway including a timetable for implementation shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    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 and these areas shall thereafter be retained and kept available for visibility purposes at all times.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  5. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of the location and construction of a temporary vehicular access for site operatives to gain access to the application site between the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway, Station Road, and the entrance to the highway boundary at a gradient not steeper than 1 in 20 during construction of the development shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  6. The dwellings hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the road, service strips, footways and individual private drives, entrances, turning areas 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.

  7. No individual dwelling hereby permitted shall be occupied until secure parking for cycles to comply with the Council's standards* has been provided within its curtilage and these facilities shall thereafter be retained for the parking of cycles only. (* i.e. One and two bedroom units two cycles per unit, and three and four bedroom dwellings, four cycles per unit.)

    Reason: To comply with the Council's parking standards.

  8. No individual dwelling hereby permitted shall be occupied until the two existing vehicular accesses to the site, firstly to the north of and secondly approximately 25m to the south of the proposed estate road junction on to the adjoining highway, Station Road, have been permanently closed.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  9. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of the means of closure and reinstatement of these existing accesses shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  10. Within one month of the date of this decision details of the drainage arrangements shall be provided to ensure that surface water from the estate road, driveways and footpaths does not discharge onto the public highway. No drainage or effluent from the proposed development shall be allowed to discharge into any highway drain or over any part of the public highway.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  11. No development shall take place which obstructs the existing public right of way crossing the application site until an order has been made for it to be diverted or stopped up.

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

  12. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of wheel-cleaning apparatus to be operated and used to ensure that the wheels of vehicles are cleaned before leaving the site and entering the public highway during construction of the development hereby approved shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  13. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of a Construction Method Statement including a) The parking of delivery vehicles and site operatives vehicles and visitors; b) loading and unloading of plant and materials; c) storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development; and d) site offices to be adhered to throughout the construction period shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

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

  14. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of a sustainable drainage scheme for the disposal of surface water and foul sewage including a timetable for its implementation shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: To ensure that the development is provided with an adequate means of surface/foul water disposal

  15. No individual dwelling hereby permitted shall be occupied until details of the on-site play and open space provision shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include a management plan for and specifications of the play facilities to be provided on the proposed amenity spaces. Planting details shall be provided as required under condition (17). The proposals shall be implemented in accordance with all approved details. Not more than 50% of the open market dwellings shall be occupied prior to the complete installation of the play equipment.

    Reason: To ensure that the development is provided with adequate on-site play and open space provision.

  16. All works to existing trees and hedgerows shall be carried out in accordance with the proposals set out in the Tree Protection Plan at Appendix A of the Arboricultural and Planning Integration Report by Arbortrack Systems Ltd (November 2011) submitted in relation to planning approval W/11/02686/PN, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The temporary protective fencing shall be erected in accordance with BS 5837: 2012 within one month of the date of this consent. This fencing shall be retained until the completion of development, and nothing shall be stored or placed, nor shall any ground levels be altered, within the fenced areas. There shall be no burning of any material within 10m of the extent of the canopy of any retained tree or hedge.

    Reason: To prevent existing trees/hedges from being damaged during construction work and to preserve the amenities of the locality in accordance with Policies SUR2 and ENV8 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).

  17. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details, to be carried out in the first planting and seeding/turfing seasons following the completion or first occupation/use of the development whichever is the sooner, of soft landscaping works including i) a plan(s) showing the layout of proposed tree, hedge and shrub planting and grass areas; ii) a schedule of proposed planting - indicating species, sizes at time of planting and numbers/densities of plants; iii) a written specification outlining cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment, and iv) a schedule of maintenance, including watering and the control of competitive weed growth, for a minimum period of five years from first planting shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Any trees or plants which, within a period of five years from the completion of the planting, die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of similar size and species, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason: To protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area and to ensure the satisfactory development of the site in accordance with Policies GD2, ENV1 and SUR2 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).

  18. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision a plan, including a timetable for its implementation, indicating the positions, design, materials and type of boundary treatment to be erected around the site and residential properties shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason:

    To i) protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area, ii) provide biodiversity enhancement; and iii) ensure the satisfactory development of the site in accordance with Policies GD2, ENV1, SUR2 and ENV8 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).

  19. 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 18.00 Monday to Friday and 08.00 and 13.00 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.

  20. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of a Site Waste Management Plan, including a timetable for its implementation, shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: To preserve the amenities of the locality and to ensure waste is disposed of properly from the site.

  21. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details, including a timetable for their implementation, of i) renewable energy measures to be incorporated into the development; ii) energy efficiency measures to be incorporated into the development; iii) measures to conserve and recycle water to be incorporated into the proposed development; and iv) construction materials to be used in the proposed development, with the aim of minimising the use of primary non-sustainable materials shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: To ensure that the development incorporates sustainable and energy-saving measures.

  22. No building operations shall be carried out after the date of this decision in respect of the development hereby approved until a Written Scheme of Archaeological Investigation, including a timetable for its implementation has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The programme of archaeological work and historic building recording shall be implemented in accordance with the Written Scheme of Investigation. No demolition or development shall take place other than in accordance with the approved scheme. The scheme shall include:

    1. an assessment of significance and research questions;

    2. a programme and methodology for site investigation and recording;

    3. a programme for post-investigation assessment;

    4. provision for analysis of the site investigation;

    5. provision for the publication and dissemination of the records and analysis of the site investigation;

    6. provision for the archive deposition of the analysis and records of the site investigation; and

    7. the nomination of a competent person, persons or organisation to undertake the work in the approved scheme.

    Reason: To record/protect archaeological interest on the site.

  23. Not more than 50% of the open market dwellings shall be occupied until the site investigation and post-investigation assessment has been completed in accordance with the approved archaeological Written Scheme of Investigation and the analysis, publication and dissemination and archive deposition of the records and analysis of the site investigation has been secured.

    Reason: To record/protect archaeological interest on the site.

  24. No building operations shall be carried out after the date of this decision in respect of the development hereby approved until a site investigation, including a timetable for its implementation, of the nature and extent of contamination in accordance with a methodology which has previously been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The results of the site investigation shall be made available to the local planning authority before any further development works on site. If any contamination is found during the site investigation, a report specifying the measures to be taken to remediate the site to render it suitable for the development hereby permitted shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The site shall be remediated in accordance with the approved measures and timetable.

    If, during the course of development, any contamination is found which has not been identified in the site investigation, additional measures for the remediation of this source of contamination shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The remediation of the site shall incorporate the approved additional measures.

    Reason: To ensure that any land contamination present on the site is properly remediated.

  25. No dwelling hereby permitted shall be occupied until the refuse storage facilities to serve that dwelling have been provided in accordance with details that shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The approved facilities shall thereafter be retained.

    Reason: To ensure that the development is provided with adequate refuse storage facilities.

  26. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of a scheme providing that no more than 50% of the open market units should be beneficially occupied until such time as the land comprising the affordable housing has been transferred to an affordable housing provider shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: To ensure that the affordable housing is incorporated into the development in a timely manner.

  27. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details, including a timetable for implementation, of all external lighting to be incorporated in the development hereby approved, including a light spillage plan, shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: To ensure adequate lighting is provided within the site in order to i) protect the amenities of its future occupiers, ii) provide adequate crime risk prevention measures, and iii) to provide suitable habitat enhancement for bats in the vicinity of the site.

  28. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details, including a timetable for implementation, of the floor slab level of each new dwelling and building hereby approved, relative to the level on the site boundary at the centre point of the proposed vehicular access shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: To protect the development from flood risk and to ensure that it is visually satisfactory.

  29. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details, including a timetable for its implementation, of a scheme for the arrangements of the maintenance of the roads, parking courts and shared surfaces shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety

  30. The building operations hereby approved shall cease and the land restored to its previous condition, that of agricultural land, within three months of the date of failure to meet any of the requirements set out below:

    i. within one month of the date of this decision details of the vehicular routing of delivery vehicles and construction traffic on the local highway network associated with the proposed development to and from the site, together with agreed traffic management measures, shall be submitted to the local planning authority for the approval in consultation with the Highway Authorities in writing.

    ii. the approved details shall have been carried out and completed in accordance with the approved timetable.

    Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

  31. Unless required otherwise in relation to a condition on this consent, the development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:

    1149; 12-046/101; 12-046/102; 12-046/103; 12-046/104; 12-046/105; 12-046/106; 12-046/107; 12-046/108; 12-046/109; 12-046/110; 12-046/111; 12-046/112; 12-046/113; 12-046/114; 12-046/115; 12-046/116; 12-046/117; 12-046/118; P110518-114-P2 ; P110518-110

    Reason: To define the permission.

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Mr J Rowson
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Mr P Harris
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Mr G Parker
5 St Paul's Terrace
82 Northwood Street
Birmingham
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