Change of Use of agricultural land to residential and construction of four dwellings with detached covered parking spaces
Location: Folley Cottage, Bredons Hardwick Lane, Bredons Hardwick, Tewkesbury, GL20 7EEOther planning applications at this location View location on map
Application Type: Non-householder planning application
Application Received: 25 March 2014
Statutory Start Date: 3 April 2014
Consultation Period From: 10 April 2014
Consultation Period End: 9 May 2014
Decision Date: 29 May 2014
Case Officer: Anna Brindle
Decision: Approved - Planning application
This decision is subject to the following conditions:
The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three 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 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
The materials shown on the approved plan shall be used in the construction of the external walls and roofs of the buildings hereby permitted.
Reason - To ensure that the development is visually satisfactory.
Prior to the first use/occupation of the development hereby permitted, the details set out in the submitted Water Management Statement and Flood Mitigation Plan shall be fully implemented and remain thereafter. Reason - To ensure that an appropriate sustainable drainage system is provided to serve the development and to reduce the consumption of water. This is in accordance with the SPD on Water Management.
The dwellings hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the vehicular access arrangements, entrance, 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.
Prior to the first occupation of the dwellings hereby approved secure parking for 4 cycles to comply with the Council's standards shall be provided within the curtilage of each dwelling and these facilities shall thereafter be retained for the parking of cycles only.
Reason: To comply with the Council's parking standards.
The development hereby permitted shall not begin until a Construction Method Statement has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority in consultation with the Highway Authority. The approved statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period. The statement shall provide for: a) The parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors within the application site. b) Loading and unloading of plant and materials within the application site. c) Storage of plant and materials within the application site. d) Siting of site offices within the application site.
Reason: To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interests of highway safety.
No dwelling hereby permitted shall be occupied until the applicant has submitted to and have approved in writing a welcome pack that promotes sustainable travel for future residents with the Local Planning Authority.
Reason.. To reduce vehicle movements and promote sustainable access.
A) No development shall take place until a programme of archaeological work, including a Written Scheme of Investigation, has been submitted to and approved by the local planning authority in writing. The scheme shall include an assessment of significance and research questions; and: 1. The programme and methodology of site investigation and recording. 2. The programme for post investigation assessment. 3. Provision to be made for analysis of the site investigation and recording. 4. Provision to be made for publication and dissemination of the analysis and records of the site investigation 5. Provision to be made for archive deposition of the analysis and records of the site investigation 6. Nomination of a competent person or persons/organisation to undertake the works set out within the Written Scheme of Investigation. B) No demolition/development shall take place other than in accordance with the Written Scheme of Investigation approved under condition (A). C) Within a written agreed date the site investigation and post investigation assessment shall be completed in accordance with the programme set out in the Written Scheme of Investigation approved under condition (A) and the provision made for analysis, publication and dissemination of results and archive deposition has been secured.
Reason: In accordance with the requirements of paragraph 141 of the National Planning Policy Framework.
No part of the development shall be commenced until full details of soft landscaping works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details submitted must include:
i) a plan(s) showing details of all existing trees and hedges on the application site. The plan should include, for each tree/hedge, the accurate position, canopy spread and species, together with an indication of any proposals for felling/pruning and any proposed changes in ground level, or other works to be carried out, within the canopy spread. ii) a plan(s) showing the layout of proposed tree, hedge and shrub planting and grass areas. iii) a schedule of proposed planting - indicating species, sizes at time of planting and numbers/densities of plants. iv) a written specification outlining cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment. v) a schedule of maintenance, including watering and the control of competitive weed growth, for a minimum period of five years from first planting.
All planting and seeding/turfing shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details in the first planting and seeding/turfing seasons following the completion or first occupation/use of the development, whichever is the sooner.
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 Policy GD2, Policy ENV1 and Policy SUR2 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
All existing trees and hedges on site, or branches from trees on adjacent land that overhang the site, unless indicated on the approved plan(s) to be removed, shall be retained and shall not be felled or pruned or otherwise removed within a period of five years from the completion of the development without the previous written consent of the Local Planning Authority.
Temporary fencing for the protection of all retained trees/hedges on site during development shall be erected, to a minimum height of 1.2 metres, below the outermost limit of the branch spread, or at a distance equal to half the height of the tree, whichever is the further from the tree.
Such fencing should be erected in accordance with BS 5837:2005, before any materials or machinery are brought onto site and before any demolition or development, including erection of site huts, is commenced.
This protective fencing shall be maintained on site until the completion of development, and nothing should be stored or placed, nor shall any ground levels be altered, within the fenced area without the previous written consent of the Local Planning Authority.
There shall be no burning of any material within 10 metres of the extent of the canopy of any retained tree/hedge.
If any retained tree/hedge is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies, replacement planting shall be carried out in the first available planting season of such species, sizes and numbers and in positions on site as may be specified by the Local Planning Authority.
Reason - To prevent existing trees/hedges from being damaged during construction work and to preserve the amenities of the locality. In accordance with Policy SUR2 and ENV7 where site has nature conservation value of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
No work, including demolition, shall commence until the existing dwelling has been re-inspected and searched for evidence of bats. In the event that evidence of bat presence is found a detailed mitigation strategy shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to commencement of the development, which shall thereafter be implemented as approved. In the absence of any bat evidence, the development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the precautionary approach described in section 5.2.1 of the bat survey report by envirotech, reference BAT/12/1359 and dated 13 August 2012.
Reason: To ensure protected species are not harmed by the development and an offence under the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 is avoided.
Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved details of suitable bat roosting opportunities to be provided (one per dwelling) shall be submitted to and agreed in writing with the local planning authority. The approved bat roosting measures shall be provided in accordance with the approved details prior to the occupation of any of the individual dwellings.
Reason: to provide appropriate habitat provision in accordance with paragraph 118 of the NPPF.
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
Drawing No. - 01 site survey, 02A block plan access, 03 block plan dev, 04A elevations, 05A floor plans, 02A Flood mitigation plan, 02 materials, location and site plan.
Reason - To define the permission.
Mr S Mitchell
Steve Mitchell Building Design
43 Cambury Court
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