Application Number 21/02150/CU
Status Application Approved

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Application Number 21/02150/CU
Location Address Norchard Farm Norchard Lane Crossway Green Stourport On Severn DY13 9SN
Proposal Change use of land to site existing agricultural workers comprising of 34 existing caravans and 4 proposed additional caravans (38 in total, with 28 caravans occupied between February and November inclusive and 10 caravans occupied for 12 months of the year)
Status Approval
Application Type Change of use
Appeal Decision N/A

Important Dates
Application Received Date 09/09/2021
Application Valid Date 09/09/2021
Consultation Start Date 21/09/2021
Site Visited / Site Notice Date
Consultation End 22/10/2021
Advert Expiry
Committee Date (if applicable)
Committee Agenda
Decision Date 21/12/2021

Further Information
Expected Decision Level Delegated
Case Officer Edward Simcox
Parish Hartlebury
Ward Hartlebury Ward
Applicant Mr Paul Southall
Agent Mr Ben Greenaway, Greenaway Planning Limited
Agent Address PO Box 937 Worcester WR4 4GS

Condition Details / Information Notes
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 – Site Location Plan – No reference Site Plan – No reference Planning Statement (dated August 2021) – No reference Reason: To define the permission.
The 38 caravans hereby approved shall only be occupied by seasonal agricultural workers employed on land forming part of 'Norchard Farm', Crossway Green. 28 of the caravans shall only be occupied between 01 February and 30 November of each year, with the other 10 caravans identified with a 'W' on the submitted 'Site Layout' occupied for 12 months of the year. Reason - This permission is based on the supporting evidence submitted by the applicant with regards to the need for agricultural workers' accommodation on the site for the continuing operation and expansion of the Norchard Farm agricultural enterprise, in accordance with SWDP19.
The use of land hereby permitted shall be reinstated to its former condition within 3 months of the date of the cessation of the farming activities undertaken on Norchard Farm. Should the extent of farming activities reduce in scale, leading to a reduced number of caravans being required to support the farming operations, then caravans shall be removed in accordance with a timetable to be agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason - To ensure the proposed scale and type of operations in the open countryside is controlled as required by SWDP19.
Positive and Proactive Statement. In dealing with this application, the Council has worked with the applicant in the following ways: - seeking further information following receipt of the application; - considering the imposition of condition. In such ways the Council has demonstrated a positive and proactive manner in seeking solutions to problems arising in relation to the planning application.

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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
Occupier 1 Norchard Barns Norchard Lane Crossway Green STOURPORT ON SEVERN DY13 9SN 21/09/2021
Occupier 2 Norchard Barns Norchard Lane Crossway Green STOURPORT ON SEVERN DY13 9SN 21/09/2021
Occupier 3 Norchard Barns Norchard Lane Crossway Green STOURPORT ON SEVERN DY13 9SN 21/09/2021
Occupier 4 Norchard Barns Norchard Lane Crossway Green STOURPORT ON SEVERN DY13 9SN 21/09/2021
Occupier Little Barn Norchard Lane Crossway Green STOURPORT ON SEVERN DY13 9SN 21/09/2021
Occupier Norchard Farmhouse Norchard Lane Crossway Green STOURPORT ON SEVERN DY13 9SN 21/09/2021

Consultee List

Name Organisation Sent Reply Due Reply Received
Angela Tidmarsh Economic Dev & Tourism Officer 21/09/2021 12/10/2021
Cllr Stephen Bateman Hartlebury Ward 21/09/2021 12/10/2021
Highways County Highways 21/09/2021 12/10/2021 11/10/2021
Jane Dobson Economic Dev & Tourism Officer 21/09/2021 12/10/2021
Lesley Cleaver Hartlebury Parish Council 21/09/2021 12/10/2021 06/10/2021

Constraints List

Constraints List
SWDP 5: Protect and Enhance
Paper: Droitwich Advertiser - Thursday
PD Rights Removed may apply: W/98/01378/CU - Norchard Farm, Norchard Lane, Crossway Green, Stourport on Severn, DY13 9SN
CIL008 - Non-Urban Area
Outside SWDP Development Boundary
Paper: Kidderminster Shuttle - Thursday
Major Aquifer
Source Protection Zone 3
Wind Turbines
SWDP 15: Designated Rural Areas
No associated appeals