Application Number W/23/02556/LB
Status Application Approved

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Application Number W/23/02556/LB
Location Address Worcestershire County Museum Hartlebury Castle Stourport Road Charlton Hartlebury Kidderminster DY11 7XZ
Proposal Repairs and redecoration of timber sash/casement windows/ external doors and timber cupola
Status Approval
Application Type Listed Building Consent
Appeal Decision N/A

Important Dates
Application Received Date 14/12/2023
Application Valid Date 15/01/2024
Consultation Start Date 16/01/2024
Site Visited / Site Notice Date
Consultation End 15/02/2024
Advert Expiry 15/02/2024
Committee Date (if applicable)
Committee Agenda
Decision Date 27/02/2024

Further Information
Expected Decision Level Delegated
Case Officer Sarah Lowe
Parish Hartlebury
Ward Hartlebury Ward
Applicant Worcestershire County Council
Agent Miss Lily Orchard, AtkinsRéalis (formerly Faithful+Gould)
Agent Address 2 Chamberlain Square Birmingham Birmingham B3 3AX

Condition Details / Information Notes
The works to which this Listed Building Consent relates must be commenced before the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this consent. Reason: To conform with the requirements of Section 18 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) 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 – Heritage Statement Design and Access Statement Condition Survey Schedule of Works Elevation Annotated Photographs Bat Survey Update 2023: Accommodation Block and Castle Building Location Plan Block Plan 2812.05 W18 Window Details. Reason: To define the permission.
Prior to installation, details of the materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the Administration Block hereby permitted have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The details to be submitted shall include:- lime mortar mix, colour and finish:- paint type, colour and finish. Reason: To protect, conserve and enhance the significance of heritage assets and to ensure that the new materials are in keeping with the surroundings and/or represent quality design in accordance with policies SWDP 6, SWDP21 and SWDP24 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
In relation to Window 18 on the south elevation, a detailed survey must be carried out prior to its removal to establish if repair is possible rather than replacement. The outcome of the survey and consequent proposal must be agreed in writing with the Conservation Officer. Reason: To protect, conserve and enhance the significance of heritage assets and to ensure that the new materials are in keeping with the surroundings and/or represent quality design in accordance with policies SWDP 6, SWDP21 and SWDP24 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in strict accordance with the recommendations set out in the Bat Surveys 2023:Accommodation Block and Castle Building report carried out by Swift Ecology Ltd dated September 2023 and submitted with this application. In particular: - Appendix 6, Bat Mitigation Plan Reason: To ensure the development contributes to the conservation and enhancement of biodiversity within the site and the wider area in accordance with policy SWDP22 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
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.

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Statutory Consultee Response

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 Hartlebury Castle Stourport Road Charlton Hartlebury DY11 7XX 16/01/2024

Consultee List

Name Organisation Sent Reply Due Reply Received
Aidan Smyth WDC - Archaeology & Planning Advisor 16/01/2024 06/02/2024
Clare Shinner Hartlebury Parish Council 16/01/2024 06/02/2024
Cllr Antony Hartley Hartlebury Ward 16/01/2024 06/02/2024
Mr S Bloomfield Worcestershire Wildlife Trust 16/01/2024 06/02/2024
Mrs E Marshall Landscape Officer 16/01/2024 06/02/2024
Mrs S Hiscock Natural Heritage Officer 16/01/2024 06/02/2024
Ms R Foy Historic England 16/01/2024 06/02/2024

Constraints List

Constraints List
SWDP 5: Protect and Enhance
SWDP 2: Greenbelt
Paper: Droitwich Advertiser - Thursday
Major Aquifer
SWDP 6: Historic Park and Garden
Paper: Kidderminster Shuttle - Thursday
Green Belt
CIL008 - Non-Urban Area
Park & Garden. Grade II. HE REF: 1000884. HARTLEBURY CASTLE. PG/1000884
Affect setting: Hartlebury Conservation Area
Listed Buildings Affect Setting 25m Buffer: Grade II. HE Ref: 1288064. Listed Building. HEREFORD AND WORCESTER COUNTY MUSEUM OFFICES NORTH EAST OF HARTLEBURY CASTLE. LB/1288064
Outside SWDP Development Boundary
Source Protection Zone 3
Wind Turbines
SWDP 6: Conservation Area
SWDP 15: Designated Rural Areas
Listed Buildings Affect Setting 25m Buffer: Grade II. HE Ref: 1215524. Listed Building. GATE LODGES AND WALLS TO FORECOURT OF HARTLEBURY CASTLE. LB/1215524
Local Wildlife Site
No associated appeals