Application Number W/24/00580/HP
Status Application Approved

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Application Number W/24/00580/HP
Location Address New Residential House At De Beers Garden Centre Worcester Road Torton
Proposal Proposed New Access and gates. Retention of existing brick pillars and fencing. (Resubmission of W/23/02199/HP)
Status Approval
Application Type Householder Planning
Appeal Decision N/A

Important Dates
Application Received Date 25/03/2024
Application Valid Date 01/05/2024
Consultation Start Date 01/05/2024
Site Visited / Site Notice Date
Consultation End 30/05/2024
Advert Expiry
Committee Date (if applicable)
Committee Agenda
Decision Date 26/06/2024

Further Information
Expected Decision Level Delegated
Case Officer Charlotte Barry
Parish Hartlebury
Ward Hartlebury Ward
Applicant Mr T Cupper
Agent Mr Steven Greybanks, Central Building Design Ltd
Agent Address Woodland View Stone Meadow, Butts Lane Stone Kidderminster DY10 4BH

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 – Drawing no. 26020-01 – Proposed Access and Visibility Splays Site Location Plan Drawing no. 4467-01A – Proposed New Access Drawing no. 4467-02 – Survey As Existing Reason: To define the permission.
Within three months of the date of this decision, the access, turning area and parking facilities shown on the approved plan shall be properly consolidated, surfaced, drained and otherwise constructed in accordance with the approved details, and these areas shall thereafter be retained and kept available for those uses at all times. Reason: In the interests of highway safety and to ensure the free flow of traffic using the adjoining highway.
Within three months of the date of this decision, the first 5 metres of the access into the development, measured from the edge of the carriageway, shall be surfaced in a bound material. Reason: In the interests of highway safety in accordance with SWDP4.
Within three months of the date of this decision, visibility splays shall be provided from a point 0.6m above ground level at the centre of the access to the application site and 2.4 metres back from the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway, (measured perpendicularly), for a distance of 55.8m to the north and 53.9m to the south along the nearside edge of the adjoining 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 and in accordance with SWDP4.
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.
A S171 Licence, relevant to the Highway Act 1980, must be obtained from Highways Network Management prior to undertaking any works within or excavation of the adopted public highway.

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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 Berkley Farm Summerway Lane Torton Hartlebury KIDDERMINSTER DY11 7SE 01/05/2024
Occupier Bluewaters Canine Centre Ltd De Beers Garden Centre Worcester Road Torton KIDDERMINSTER DY11 7SB 01/05/2024
Occupier Cosmetic Matters De Beers Garden Centre Worcester Road Torton KIDDERMINSTER DY11 7SB 01/05/2024
Occupier De Beers Garden Centre Worcester Road Torton KIDDERMINSTER DY11 7SB 01/05/2024

Consultee List

Name Organisation Sent Reply Due Reply Received
Aidan Smyth WDC - Archaeology & Planning Advisor 01/05/2024 22/05/2024
Clare Shinner Hartlebury Parish Council 01/05/2024 22/05/2024
Cllr Antony Hartley Hartlebury Ward 01/05/2024 22/05/2024
Highways County Highways 01/05/2024 22/05/2024

Constraints List

Constraints List
Agricultural Occupancy condition may apply: 87/02139
Agricultural Occupancy condition may apply: 18/02143/FUL
Agricultural Occupancy condition may apply: 92/00100
Agricultural Occupancy condition may apply: 94/01252
Agricultural Occupancy condition may apply: 89/02327
Paper: Droitwich Advertiser - Thursday
Paper: Kidderminster Shuttle - Thursday
CIL008 - Non-Urban Area
Green Belt
Outside SWDP Development Boundary
Major Aquifer
Source Protection Zone 3
Wind Turbines
Policy Case ELA - WDC/149/EMP. De Beers Garden Centre, Worcester Road, Torton, Kidderminster, DY11 7SB. Conversion of existing house to staff room, office, admin and store and replacement new dwelling for owners with removal of existing polytunnels, improvement boundary landscaping; rainwater management systems and energy efficiency improvements (re-submission of 17/02055/FUL). Under Construction.
SWDP 15: Designated Rural Areas
SWDP 2: Greenbelt
SWDP 5: Protect and Enhance
No associated appeals