Application Number 19/00535/FUL
Status Application Approved

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  • Application
    Valid
    26/02/2020
  • Consultation
    End
    30/03/2020
  • Committee
    Meeting
    30/04/2020
  • Decision

    Approval
  • Decision
    Date
    13/10/2020
  • Appeal
    Started
    N/A
  • Appeal
    Decision
    N/A
Summary
Application Number 19/00535/FUL
Location Address Land East Of Pershore Road Eckington
Proposal Change of use of agricultural land to community uses including car park for the recreation centre and village events and extension to cemetery.
Status Approval
Application Type Full planning permission
Appeal Decision N/A

Important Dates
Application Received Date 06/03/2019
Application Valid Date 26/02/2020
Consultation Start Date 15/03/2019
Site Visited / Site Notice Date
Consultation End 30/03/2020
Advert Expiry 11/04/2019
Committee Date (if applicable) 30/04/2020
Committee Agenda Planning Committee Information
Decision Date 13/10/2020

Further Information
Expected Decision Level Committee
Case Officer Katherine Smith
Parish Eckington
Ward Eckington Ward
Applicant Mr W Bolsover and Eckington Parish Council
Agent Mr Reuben Bellamy, Lone Star Land
Agent Address 50 The High Street Henley in Arden B95 5AN

Condition Details / Information Notes
The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission. Reason: To conform with the requirements of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
Unless where required or allowed by other conditions attached to this permission/consent, the development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the information (including details on the proposed materials) provided on the application form and the following plans/drawings/documents – 2102 PC01 Location Plan 19_101_01C Illustrative Landscape Masterplan 19_101_02C Detailed Soft Landscaping 16165 PA/01 Rev K Proposed Site Block Plan 16165 PA/02 Rev B Proposed Site Block Plan 2102 TP01 A Access points LEP-BWB-HML-XX-DR-TR-101 S2 Rev P2 Proposed Site Dimensions LEP-BWB-HML-XX-DR-TR-102 S2 Rev P1 Proposed Access Reason: To define the permission.
The land shall be used only for the following: - Public open space - grass sports pitches - A car park laid out in accordance with the approved plans - An extension to the cemetery laid out in accordance with the approved plans. Reason: In the interests of residential amenity in the vicinity of the site.
Prior to the commencement of the use of the land for grass sports pitches, a plan showing the size and location of each pitch shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The pitches shall thereafter be marked out in accordance with the approved plan. Reason: In the interests of protecting residential amenity in the vicinity of the site.
All planting and seeding/turfing comprised in the submitted landscape scheme (drawing ref. 19_101_02C Detailed Soft Landscaping), hereby approved, shall be carried out in the first planting season following the first use of the land. All planting shall be watered as necessary and competitive weed growth controlled to ensure successful establishment. Any trees or plants that die, or  are removed; or become seriously damaged or diseased within a period of five years from the completion of the planting, shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of similar size and species. Reason: To ensure the proposed development does not have an adverse effect on the character and appearance of the area in accordance with policies SWDP21 and SWDP25 of South Worcestershire Development Plan 2016.
Before the commencement of construction works on the car park hereby permitted details of a precise specification of the proposed permeable paving and infill material to be used in the construction of the car park shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The permeable paving shall be completed in accordance with the submitted details prior to the first use of the car park. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. Reason - To ensure the proposed development represents high quality design and does not have an adverse effect on the character and appearance of the area in accordance with policies SWDP21 and SWDP25 of South Worcestershire Development Plan.
Before the commencement of construction works on the cemetery extension, details of a precise specification of the proposed materials for the hard landscaping of the cemetery extension (including paths and other hard surfaces and details on the drainage of these areas) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The hard landscaping of the site shall be completed before the first use of the cemetery extension hereby permitted. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. Reason - To ensure the proposed development represents high quality design and does not have an adverse effect on the character and appearance of the area in accordance with policies SWDP21 and SWDP25 of South Worcestershire Development Plan.
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 in accord with Policy SWDP21 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
(A) Construction works on the car park or cemetery shall not commence 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) The car park or cemetery shall not be first used occupied until the site investigation and post investigation assessment has been 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 paragraphs 189 and 199 of the National Planning Policy Framework 2012 (as amended) and SWDP 6 & 24 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan 2016.
Positive and Proactive Statement. In dealing with this application, the Council has worked with the applicant in the following ways:- providing pre-application advice; - seeking further information following receipt of the application; - seeking amendments to the proposed development following receipt of the application; - considering the imposition of conditions . In such ways the Council has demonstrated a positive and proactive manner in seeking solutions to problems arising in relation to the planning application.
Burials within the cemetery extension hereby permitted shall not take place within a minimum distance of: 250 metres of any potable supply (including wells and boreholes); 30m from any surface watercourse, spring or pond; and 10m of any field drain. Burials shall take place within the unsaturated zone (between the land surface and the water table). Reason: To protect ground and surface waters (‘controlled waters’ as defined under the Water Resources Act 1991).
The car park hereby approved shall not brought into use until the access, parking and turning facilities have been provided as shown on the BWB drawings LEP-BWB-HML-XX-DR-TR-101 – S2 Rev P2 titled ‘Proposed Site Dimensions’ and LEP-BWB-HML-XX-DR-TR-102 S2 Rev P1 Proposed Access. REASON: To ensure conformity with submitted details.
The car park hereby approved shall not be opened to the public until 5 (5%) electric vehicle charging space has been provided in accordance with a specification which shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. REASON: To encourage sustainable travel and healthy communities.
The car park hereby approved shall not be brought into use until 6 accessible car parking spaces have been provided in a location to be agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority and thereafter shall be kept available for disabled users as approved. REASON: To provide safe and suitable access for all.
The car park hereby approved shall not be brought into use until a minimum of 5 secure motorcycle parking spaces have been provided in a location to be agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority and thereafter shall be kept available for motorcycle parking as approved. REASON: To provide safe and suitable access for all
The car park hereby approved shall not be brought into use until sheltered and secure cycle parking to comply with the Council’s adopted highway design guide has been provided in accordance with details which shall first be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and thereafter the approved cycle parking shall be kept available for the parking of bicycles only. REASON: To comply with the Council’s parking standards.
The car park hereby approved shall not be brought into use until sheltered and secure cycle parking to comply with the Council’s adopted highway design guide has been provided in accordance with details which shall first be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and thereafter the approved cycle parking shall be kept available for the parking of bicycles only. REASON: To comply with the Council’s parking standards.
Construction work on the car park or cemetery shall not commence until a Construction Environmental Management Plan has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This shall include but not be limited to the following: • Measures to ensure that vehicles leaving the site do not deposit mud or other detritus on the public highway; • Details of site operative parking areas, material storage areas and the location of site operatives facilities (offices, toilets etc); • The hours that delivery vehicles will be permitted to arrive and depart, and arrangements for unloading and manoeuvring. • Details of any temporary construction accesses and their reinstatement. • A highway condition survey, timescale for re-inspections, and details of any reinstatement. The measures set out in the approved Plan shall be carried out and complied with 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: In the interests of highway safety.
Alteration of highway to provide new or amended vehicle crossover This permission does not authorise the applicant to carry out works within the publicly maintained highway since such works can only be carried out by the County Council’s Approved Contractor, Ringway Infrastructure Service who can be contacted by email worcestershirevehicle.crossing@ringway.co.uk. The applicant is solely responsible for all costs associated with construction of the access.
No Drainage to Discharge to Highway Drainage arrangements shall be provided to ensure that surface water from the driveway and/or vehicular turning area 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.
Protection of Visibility Splays The applicant's attention is drawn to the need to ensure that the provision of the visibility splay(s) required by this consent is safeguarded in any sale of the application site or part(s) thereof.
Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) It is expected that contractors are registered with the Considerate Constructors scheme and comply with the code of conduct in full, but particular reference is made to "respecting the community" this says: Constructors should give utmost consideration to their impact on neighbours and the public • Informing, respecting and showing courtesy to those affected by the work. • Minimising the impact of deliveries, parking and work on the public highway. • Contributing to and supporting the local community and economy. • Working to create a positive and enduring impression, and promoting the Code. The CEMP should clearly identify how the principle contractor will engage with the local community, this should be tailored to local circumstances. Contractors should also confirm how they will manage any local concerns and complaints and provide an agreed Service Level Agreement for responding to said issues. Contractors should ensure that courtesy boards are provided and information shared with the local community relating to the timing of operations and contact details for a site coordinator in the event of any difficulties. This does not offer any relief to obligations under existing Legislation.
Development shall not begin until visibility splays are provided for the site east of Pershore Road from a point 0.6m above carriageway level at the centre of the access to the application site and 2.4 metres back from the near side edge of the adjoining carriageway, (measured perpendicularly), for a distance of 105 metres in each direction measured along the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway and offset a distance of 0.6m from the edge of the carriageway. 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. REASON: In the interests of highway safety.

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Consultation Responses

Neighbour List


In addition to consultations with the consultee listed, we will publicise the application in accordance with national requirements and our local policy. This publicity usually takes the form of letters to nearby properties, the posting of site notices and/or the placing of a public notice in our local newspapers.


Name Address Sent Reply Received
Brian Hollett Muscote New Road Eckington Pershore WR10 3AR 09/04/2019
Ivor Powell Nemesia 11 Roman Meadow Eckington PERSHORE WR10 3AJ 19/08/2020
Steve and Amanda Hyett Cedar House Pershore Road Eckington PERSHORE WR10 3DD 06/08/2019
Occupier Burial Ground Pershore Road Eckington Pershore WR10 3AP 09/03/2020
Occupier Longcroft New Road Eckington Pershore WR10 3AZ 09/03/2020
Occupier Penrith Pershore Road Eckington Pershore WR10 3AP 09/03/2020
Occupier The Lenches New Road Eckington Pershore WR10 3AZ 09/03/2020

Consultee List


Name Organisation Sent Reply Due Reply Received
Angela Tidmarsh Economic Dev & Tourism Officer 15/03/2019 05/04/2019
Awaiting New Contact Details Bredon Hill Conservation Group 15/03/2019 05/04/2019
Cllr Ron Davis Eckington Ward 15/03/2019 05/04/2019
Conservation Officer Conservation Officer 15/03/2019 05/04/2019 05/04/2019
Drainage Engineer Engineers 15/03/2019 05/04/2019
Environment Agency West Area Planning 15/03/2019 05/04/2019
Highways County Highways 15/03/2019 05/04/2019 02/05/2019
Mr J Teal Community Services 15/03/2019 05/04/2019
Mrs E Marshall Landscape Officer 15/03/2019 05/04/2019 01/04/2019
Mrs L Yapp Eckington Parish Council 15/03/2019 05/04/2019 06/04/2019
Mrs S Hiscock Natural Heritage Officer 15/03/2019 05/04/2019
Ms M Joynes Worcestershire County Council (Minerals) 15/03/2019 05/04/2019
Worcestershire Regulatory Services - Air Quality Worcestershire Regulatory Services 15/03/2019 05/04/2019 28/03/2019
Worcestershire Regulatory Services - Cont. Land Worcestershire Regulatory Services 15/03/2019 05/04/2019 02/04/2019
Worcestershire Regulatory Services - Nuisance Worcestershire Regulatory Services 15/03/2019 05/04/2019 15/03/2019
Cllr Ron Davis Eckington Ward 25/07/2019 08/08/2019
Highways County Highways 25/07/2019 08/08/2019 22/08/2019
Mrs E Marshall Landscape Officer 25/07/2019 08/08/2019 06/08/2019
Mrs L Yapp Eckington Parish Council 25/07/2019 08/08/2019
Angela Tidmarsh Economic Dev & Tourism Officer 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Awaiting New Contact Details Bredon Hill Conservation Group 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Cllr Ron Davis Eckington Ward 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Conservation Officer Conservation Officer 21/01/2020 04/02/2020 03/02/2020
Drainage Engineer Engineers 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Environment Agency West Area Planning 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Highways County Highways 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Mr J Teal Community Services 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Mrs E Marshall Landscape Officer 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Mrs L Yapp Eckington Parish Council 21/01/2020 04/02/2020 04/02/2020
Mrs S Hiscock Natural Heritage Officer 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Ms M Joynes Worcestershire County Council (Minerals) 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Worcestershire Regulatory Services - Air Quality Worcestershire Regulatory Services 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Worcestershire Regulatory Services - Cont. Land Worcestershire Regulatory Services 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Worcestershire Regulatory Services - Nuisance Worcestershire Regulatory Services 21/01/2020 04/02/2020
Cllr Ron Davis Eckington Ward 03/03/2020
Mrs L Yapp Eckington Parish Council 03/03/2020
Environment Agency West Area Planning 16/03/2020 30/03/2020
Mrs L Yapp Eckington Parish Council 22/04/2020

Constraints List


Constraints List
SWDP 5: Protect and Restore
CIL008 - Non-Urban Area
SWDP 32: Sand and Gravel
Paper: Evesham Journal
Landfill Consultation
Minerals:Sand & Gravel Area
Minor Aquifer
Contaminated Land
Outside SWDP Development Boundary
Surface Water: High 1 in 30 extent
Surface Water: Medium 1 in 100 extent
Surface Water: Low 1 in 1000 extent
Wind Turbines
SWDP 15: Designated Rural Areas
SWDP 2: Development Boundary
SWDP 5: Protect and Enhance
Eckington Conservation Area
Site of Special Scientific Interest
No associated appeals