Agenda item

21/02095/FULLS - 13.07.2021

(OFFICER RECOMMENDATION: PERMISSION)

SITE: Awbridge Danes, Danes Road, Awbridge, SO51 0GF, AWBRIDGE

CASE OFFICER: Paul Goodman

Minutes:

 

APPLICATION NO.

21/02095/FULLS

 

APPLICATION TYPE

FULL APPLICATION - SOUTH

 

REGISTERED

13.07.2021

 

APPLICANT

Mr And Mrs D Ridge

 

SITE

Awbridge Danes, Danes Road, Awbridge, SO51 0GF,  AWBRIDGE

 

PROPOSAL

The erection of a pair of ancillary estate cottages, the improvement of an existing estate access, the closure of the existing vehicular access to the Listed House from Danes Road and the improvement of a length of existing estate drive.

 

AMENDMENTS

Amended Plans received 07.07.22, 12.08.22 & 20.09.22

 

CASE OFFICER

Paul Goodman

 

PERMISSION subject to:

1.

The development hereby permitted shall be begun within three years from the date of this permission.

Reason:  To comply with the provision of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

2.

No development shall take place above DPC level of the development hereby permitted until samples and details of the materials to be used in the construction of all external surfaces hereby permitted have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

Reason:  To ensure the development has a satisfactory external appearance in the interest of visual amenities in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policy E1.

3.

The accommodation hereby permitted shall not be occupied at any time other than for purposes ancillary to the residential use of the dwelling known as 'Awbridge Danes' on the approved plans and shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working, or last working in the management of the Awbridge Danes Estate, or a widow or widower of such a person, and to any resident dependants.

Reason:  To avoid the establishment of a separate unit of accommodation in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan 2016 policies COM2 and COM11.

4.

The development hereby approved shall be undertaken in full accordance with the provisions set out within the Arboricultural Assessment and Method Statement Ref 19316-AA4-CA (barrell, 11th August 2022), Tree Protection Plan ref 19316-6 and Tree management and planting plan ref acta AD/03.

Reason: To ensure the enhancement of the development by the retention of existing trees and natural features during the construction phase in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan policy E2.

5.

Tree protective measures installed (in accordance with the tree protection condition) shall be maintained and retained for the full duration of works or until such time as agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. No activities, nor material storage, nor placement of site huts or other equipment what-so-ever shall take place within the barrier.

Reason: To ensure the avoidance of damage to existing trees and natural features during the construction phase in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan policy E2.

6.

All service routes, drain runs, soakaways or excavations in connection with the development hereby permitted shall remain wholly outside the tree protective barrier.

Reason: To ensure the avoidance of damage to existing trees and natural features during the construction phase in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan policy E2.

7.

No development shall take place above DPC level until full details of hard and soft landscape works have been submitted and approved. Details shall include-where appropriate: proposed finished levels or contours; means of enclosure; car parking layouts; other vehicle and pedestrian access and circulation areas; hard surfacing materials; minor artefacts and structures. Soft landscape works shall include: planting plans; written specifications (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment); schedules of plants, noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers/densities. The soft landscape proposals shall include details of soft boundary treatments to the outside edges of the site. The details shall also include the provision of a legacy tree to the south of Block B of a species to be agreed with the LPA and suitable tree pits for new tree planting. The landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with the implementation programme and in accordance with the management plan.

Reason: To improve the appearance of the site and enhance the character of the development in the interest of visual amenity and contribute to the character of the local area in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policy E1 and E2.

8.

The development shall not be occupied until space has been laid out and provided for the parking and manoeuvring of vehicles to enable them to enter and leave the site in a forward gear in accordance with the approved plan and this space shall thereafter be reserved for such purposes at all times.

Reason: In the interests of highway safety in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policy T1.

9.

Any gates shall be set back at least 4.5 metres from the edge of the carriageway of the adjoining highway.

Reason: In the interest of highway safety in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policy T1.

10.

Prior to the commencement of development full details of the layout for the parking and manoeuvring onsite of contractor's and delivery vehicles during the construction period shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include the provision of wheel washing, and any other suitable facility, to avoid the deposit of spoil onto the highway network. The approved scheme shall be implemented prior to the commencement of development and retained for the duration of the construction period.

Reason: In the interest of highway safety in accordance with Test Valley Borough Local Plan 2016 policy T1.

11.

The development hereby approved shall be designed and built to meet Regulation 36 2 (b) requirement of 110 litres/person/day water efficiency set out in part G2 of Building Regulations 2015.

Reason: In the interests of improving water usage efficiency in accordance with policy E7 of the Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan 2016.

12.

There shall be no construction or demolition works, no machinery shall be operated, no processes carried out and no deliveries received or dispatched outside the following times: 07:30 to 18:00 hours Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 13:00 hours on Saturday.  In addition, no such activities shall take place on Sundays, Bank or Public holidays.

Reason: In the interests of the amenities of neighbouring properties in accordance with Test Valley Borough Local Plan policies E8 and LWH4.

13.

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any order amending, revoking or re-enacting that Order), no building, structure, walls or fences of any kind shall be erected without the prior written consent of the Local Planning Authority.

Reason:  In order that the Local Planning Authority can exercise control in the locality in the interest of the setting of heritage assets and local amenities in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policies E1 and E9.

14.

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification), no windows/dormer windows in the [other than those expressly authorised by this permission] shall be constructed.

Reason:  In order that the Local Planning Authority can exercise control in the locality in the interest of the local amenities in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policies E1 & E9.

15.

The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out except in complete accordance with the details shown on the submitted plans, numbers:

LW/HA02/01A

LW/HA02/02A

LW/HA02/03A

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

16.

Development shall proceed in accordance with the measures set out in Section 6 of the PEA and Bat Survey (Ecosupport, July 2021).  Thereafter, the enhancements shall be permanently maintained and retained in accordance with the approved details.

Reason: to conserve and enhance biodiversity in accordance with policy E5 of the Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016).

17.

Prior to the commencement of development a habitat management plan shall be submitted to and approved by the local planning authority.  The plan shall include:

  i.  Description and evaluation of the features to be managed;

  ii.  Ecological trends and constraints on site that may influence management;

  iii.  Aims and objectives of management;

  iv.  Appropriate management options for achieving aims and objectives;

  v.  Prescriptions for management actions;

  vi.  Preparation of a work schedule (including a 5 year project register, an annual work plan and the means by which the plan will be rolled forward annually);

 vii.  Personnel responsible for implementation of the plan;

viii.  Monitoring and remedial / contingencies measures triggered by monitoring.

The plan shall be carried out as approved, unless otherwise approved in writing by the local planning authority.

Reason: to conserve and enhance biodiversity in accordance with policy E5 of the Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016).

18.

No development above DPC level of the proposal hereby permitted shall take place until, details of the measures to be taken to physically and permanently close the existing access to Danes Road have be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This approved scheme shall be implemented on first occupation of the ancillary accommodation hereby permitted and, notwithstanding the provisions of the Town &Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any Order revoking and re-enacting that Order), no access other than that shown on the approved plan shall be formed.

Reason: In the interest of highway safety in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policy T1.

Notes to applicant:

1.

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out and completed strictly in accordance with the submitted plans, specifications and written particulars for which permission is hereby granted or which are subsequently submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority and in compliance with any conditions imposed by the Local Planning Authority.

2.

In reaching this decision Test Valley Borough Council (TVBC) has had regard to the National Planning Policy Framework and takes a positive and proactive approach to development proposals focused on solutions. TVBC work with applicants and their agents in a positive and proactive manner offering a pre-application advice service and updating applicants/agents of issues that may arise in dealing with the application and where possible suggesting solutions.

3.

Attention is drawn to the requirements of the Agreement dated 28th September under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 which affects this development.

(Note: reference to Condition 12 in the Update Paper was incorrect, and this was amended, verbally by the Officer, at Committee to clarify that the intention was to modify condition 10).

 

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