Application Number 21/01743/FUL
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Application Number 21/01743/FUL
Location Address Sandall Cottage Worcester Road Torton
Proposal Demolition of existing dwelling. Construction of 4 bedroom detached house with garage. Creation of new access.
Status Approval
Application Type Full planning permission
Appeal Decision N/A

Important Dates
Application Received Date 16/07/2021
Application Valid Date 25/08/2021
Consultation Start Date 25/08/2021
Site Visited / Site Notice Date
Consultation End 01/10/2021
Advert Expiry
Committee Date (if applicable)
Committee Agenda
Decision Date 20/10/2021

Further Information
Expected Decision Level Delegated
Case Officer Rebecca Bakewell
Parish Hartlebury
Ward Hartlebury Ward
Applicant Mr Alan Cox
Agent Mr Alan Cox
Agent Address Birch Brothers (Kidd) Ltd. Barracks Rd Sandy Lane Industrial Estate Stourport on Severn DY13 9QB

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 – 2018-18-03 GROUND FLOOR PLAN AS PROPOSED 1:100@A3 2018-18-04 ELEVATIONS AS PROPOSED 1:100@A3 SITE LOCATION PLAN 1:2500 @A4 261/12 Garage Elevations and Floorplan 1:100@A4 261/2/4 Proposed Block Plan 1:1000@A4 Reason: To define the permission.
Prior to the first use/occupation of the development hereby permitted, the details set out in the submitted Water Management Statement shall be fully implemented and remain thereafter. Reason: To ensure that an appropriate sustainable drainage system is provided to serve the development in accordance with policy SWDP29 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan 2016.
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in strict accordance with the recommendations for mitigation and compensation set out in the updated ecology survey report carried out by Chelmarsh RG, Dave Fulton dated 17/08/2021 and submitted with this application. In particular: -Prior to the demolition of the dwelling the building shall be inspected for bats; - ensuring that nesting birds are not disturbed during clearance works; - enhancement / compensation for bats through the provision of bat and bird boxes; and - precautionary measures for site clearance and construction in respect of other species. Details of the type and location of the chosen bat and bird boxes shall be submitted to and approved in writing within one month of the commencement of the development. The approved boxes shall be installed prior to the development hereby permitted first being occupied/used. On completion of the ecological mitigation works, a statement of conformity shall be submitted to the local planning authority by the Ecological Clerk of Works confirming their successful implementation. Reason - To ensure that the proposed development contributes to the conservation and enhancement of biodiversity within the site and for the wider area in accordance with policy SWDP22 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan and to ensure compliance with the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) and the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017.
(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) The development shall not be 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 194 and 205 of the National Planning Policy Framework 2012 (as amended) and SWDP 6 & 24 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan 2016.
Prior to the occupation of the replacement dwelling hereby approved the original dwelling shall be demolished and the associated domestic garden land to the original dwelling (as set out on drawing no. 261/2/3 by cross hatching) be restored to horticultural use. Reason - To enhance the surrounding built environment and to preserve the openness of the Green Belt. This is in accordance with SWDP 2, 18 and 21 as well as guidance contained in the National Planning Policy Framework.
The Development hereby approved shall not be occupied until an area has been laid out within the curtilage of the dwelling for the parking of 3 cars at a gradient not exceeding 1 in 8. This area shall thereafter be retained for the purpose of parking a vehicle only. Reason: In the interests of highway safety and to ensure the free flow of traffic using the adjoining highway.
The Development hereby approved shall not be occupied until the first 5 metres of the access into the development, measured from the edge of the carriageway, has been surfaced in a bound material. Reason: In the interests of highway safety.
The Development hereby permitted shall not be first occupied until the proposed dwelling has been fitted with an electric vehicle charging point. The charging points shall comply with BS EN 62196 Mode 3 or 4 charging and BS EN 61851 and the Worcestershire County Council Streetscape Design Guide. The electric vehicle charging points shall be retained for the lifetime of the development unless they need to be replaced in which case the replacement charging point(s) shall be of the same specification or a higher specification in terms of charging performance. Reason: To encourage sustainable travel and healthy communities.
The Development hereby permitted shall not be first occupied 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.
Prior to the occupation of any part of the development hereby permitted details of renewable or low carbon energy generating facilities to be incorporated as part of the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The details shall demonstrate that at least 10% of the predicted energy requirements of the development will be met through the use of renewable/low carbon energy generating facilities. The approved facilities shall be provided prior to any part of the development hereby permitted being first occupied or in accordance with a timetable submitted to and approved by the local planning authority as part of the details required by this condition. Reason: To ensure the proposed development includes sufficient renewable/low carbon energy generating facilities to comply with Policy 27 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan 2016.
Positive and Proactive Statement. No problems have arisen in dealing with this application. The planning application sought an acceptable form of development consistent with the requirements of relevant policies and material considerations. No amendments or alterations were therefore required and no further positive or proactive action was deemed necessary.
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 The applicant is solely responsible for all costs associated with construction of the access.

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Neighbour List

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No associated neighbours

Consultee List

Name Organisation Sent Reply Due Reply Received
Aidan Smyth WDC Archaeology & Planning Advisor 25/08/2021 15/09/2021 04/10/2021
Cllr Stephen Bateman Hartlebury Ward 25/08/2021 15/09/2021
Drainage Engineer Engineers 25/08/2021 15/09/2021 07/09/2021
Highways County Highways 25/08/2021 15/09/2021 13/09/2021
Lesley Cleaver Hartlebury Parish Council 25/08/2021 15/09/2021 10/09/2021
Mrs S Hiscock Natural Heritage Officer 25/08/2021 15/09/2021
Worcestershire & Herefordshire LMC Ltd Local Medical Committee 25/08/2021 15/09/2021

Constraints List

Constraints List
PD Rights Removed may apply: W/13/02270/PN - Sandall Cottage, Worcester Road, Torton
Enforcement Notice: IN/94/00018
Major Aquifer
PD Rights Removed may apply: W/06/01805/PN - Sandall Cottage, Goldness Corner, Hartlebury, DY10 4HY
Paper: Kidderminster Shuttle - Thursday
CIL008 - Non-Urban Area
Green Belt
Outside SWDP Development Boundary
Paper: Droitwich Advertiser - Thursday
Source Protection Zone 3
Wind Turbines
SWDP 15: Designated Rural Areas
SWDP 2: Greenbelt
SWDP 5: Protect and Restore
Surface Water: Low 1 in 1000 extent
No associated appeals