Agenda item

20141434 Gooding Avenue, Braunstone Hall, Braunstone Park

Minutes:

This application and the related application 20141435, Gooding Avenue, Braunstone Hall, Braunstone Park were considered together but voted on separately.

 

Ward: Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields

Proposal: CHANGE OF USE FROM SCHOOL (CLASS D1) TO HOTEL; FUNCTION HALLS; CONFERENCE FACILITIES AND CARE TAKERS FLAT (NO USE CLASS); DEMOLITION OF EXISTING SINGLE STOREY BUILDING AND REAR SINGLE STOREY EXTENSION;  SINGLE STOREY EXTENSION AT SIDE AND REAR; TWO STOREY LINK EXTENSION; ALTERATIONS TO ROOF;TEMPORARY MARQUEE; ASSOCIATED CAR PARKING; SINGLE STOREY CAFE BUILDING (CLASS A3) TO SIDE OF SITE(AMENDED) (SECTION 278 AGREEMENT)

Applicant: MR & MRS N & S  PARMAR

 

Councillor Chohan withdrew from the meeting for a short while during the officer’s presentation of the report, and having missed part of the presentation took no part in the determination of the two related applications. 

 

Mr Cooke (former Councillor for Braunstone Park and Rowley Fields) addressed the committee and raised some concerns in relation to the application.

 

Members considered the application and officers responded to the comments and queries raised.

 

Concerns were expressed in relation to access, coach parking, speed restriction and fencing.  It was agreed for minor amendments to be made to the existing conditions, with the wording to be delegated to officers.

 

RESOLVED:

that the application be APPROVED, subject to the conditions set out below and also subject to some minor amendments to the existing conditions, with the wording to be delegated to officers.

 

 

              CONDITIONS

 

1.           The development shall be begun within three years from the date of this permission. (To comply with Section 91 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990.)

 

2.           There shall be no live or amplified music or voice played which would be detrimental to the amenities of occupiers of nearby properties. (In the interests of the amenities of nearby occupiers, and in accordance with policy PS10 of the City of Leicester Local Plan.)

 

3.           The development shall not commence until a sound insulation scheme to the new extensions only to prevent the transmission of noise to adjacent properties has been carried out in accordance with details which shall first have been submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority. (In the interests of the amenities of nearby occupiers, and in accordance with policies PS10 and PS11 of the City of Leicester Local Plan.)

             

 

4.           No part of the development shall be occupied until a Travel Plan for the development has been submitted to and approved in writing by the City Council as local planning authority and shall be carried out in accordance with a timetable to be contained within the Travel Plan, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Council. The Plan shall: (a) assess the site in terms of transport choice for staff, users of services, visitors and deliveries; (b) consider pre-trip mode choice, measures to promote more sustainable modes of transport such as walking, cycling, car share and public transport (including providing a personal journey planner, information for bus routes, bus discounts available, cycling routes, cycle discounts available and retailers, health benefits of walking, car sharing information, information on sustainable journey plans, notice boards) over choosing to drive to and from the site as single occupancy vehicle users, so that all users have awareness of sustainable travel options; (c) identify marketing, promotion and reward schemes to promote sustainable travel and look at a parking management scheme to discourage off-site parking; (d) include provision for monitoring travel modes (including travel surveys) of all users and patterns at regular intervals, for a minimum of 5 years from the first occupation of the development brought into use. The plan shall be maintained and operated thereafter. (To promote sustainable transport and in accordance with policies AM01, AM02, and AM11 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and policies CS14 and CS15 of the Core Strategy).

 

5.           No part of the development shall be occupied until secure and covered cycle parking has been provided and retained thereafter, in accordance with written details previously approved by City Council as local planning authority. (In the interests of the satisfactory development of the site and in accordance with policies AM02 and H07 of the City of Leicester Local Plan).

 

6.           The parking/service area shall be provided before the occupation of any part of the development and shall be retained and kept available for that use. (To ensure that parking/servicing can take place in a satisfactory manner; and in accordance with Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

7.           No development shall take place, including any works of demolition, until a Construction Method Statement has been submitted to, and approved in writing by the City Council as local planning authority. The approved Statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period. The Statement shall provide for: (i) the parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors; (ii) the loading and unloading of plant and materials; (iii) the storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development; (iv) the erection and maintenance of security hoarding including decorative displays and facilities for public viewing, where appropriate; (v) wheel washing facilities; (vi) measures to control the emission of dust and dirt during construction; (vii) a scheme for recycling/disposing of waste resulting from demolition and construction works. (To ensure the satisfactory development of the site, and in accordance with policies AM01, UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

8.           Before the occupation of the development details shall be provided of how the vehicular entrances will be managed, including arrangements for managing arrivals and departures of both visitors to the site and service vehicles.  Details of how the internal access roads will be treated to prevent unauthorised vehicular access to the park shall also be provided.  The details shall be implemented as agreed and retained as such.  ( In the interests of the appropriate management of the site and in accordance with Policies AM01 and AM11 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Policy CS14 of the Core Strategy.) 

 

9.           Before development commences details of the alterations to Hinckley Road to provide a right turn lane into the site (including timescale for delivery) shall be submitted and agreed by the City Council as local planning authority and implemented within the agreed timescale and retained as such. ( In the interests of highway safety and in accordance with Policy AM11 of the Local Plan and Policy CS14 of the Core Strategy.)

 

10.         Prior to occupation of the proposal details of the main access gate shall be submitted to and agreed with the City Council as local planning authority. (To secure a satisfactory form of development and in accordance with Core Strategy Policy CS3.)

 

11.         Before the development authorised by this permission is begun, a detailed landscaping scheme showing the treatment of all parts of the site which will remain unbuilt upon shall be submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority. This scheme shall include details of: (i) the position and spread of all existing trees, shrubs and hedges to be retained or removed; (ii) new tree and shrub planting, including plant type, size, quantities and locations; (iii) means of planting, staking, and tying of trees, including tree guards; (iv) other surface treatments; (v) fencing and boundary treatments; (vi) any changes in levels; (vii) the position and depth of service and/or drainage runs (which may affect tree roots), (Viii) Ecological mitigation. The approved landscaping scheme shall be carried out within one year of completion of the development. For a period of not less than five years from the date of planting, the applicant or owners of the land shall maintain all planted material. This material shall be replaced if it dies, is removed or becomes seriously diseased. The replacement planting shall be completed in the next planting season in accordance with the approved landscaping scheme. (In the interests of amenity, and in accordance with policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

12.         All trees on the site subject to a Tree Preservation Order ( that are not to be removed) shall be protected from damage during building operations, in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority. (In the interests of amenity, and in accordance with policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

13.         All works shall be carried out in accordance with British Standard for Tree Work BS 3998:2010. (In the interests of the health and amenity value of the trees and in accordance with Policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

14.         All vegetation intended for clearance shall be clearly identified on site in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority, before any clearance is begun. (In the interests of amenity, and in accordance with policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

15.         Before the development is begun, a scheme shall be submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority indicating details of temporary site entrances, temporary storage areas for soil and other materials, and the placing of plant and site huts to be adopted during building operations and shall be implemented. (To ensure the satisfactory development of the site, and in accordance with policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

16.         Before the development is begun, a scheme showing the treatment of all parts of the site not to be built upon, including surfacing and boundary treatment, shall be submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority. The approved scheme shall be implemented before the occupation of any part of the development and shall be retained. (In the interests of amenity, and in accordance with policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

17.         In the first planting season following the removal of each tree, a replacement tree shall be planted. The replacement tree(s) shall be agreed unless an alternative scheme has first been submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority. All replacement trees shall be maintained for a minimum period of five years following planting. Any tree that dies, becomes seriously damaged or is removed shall be replaced by another of the same specification at the same place in the first available planting season. (In the interests of the amenity of the area, and in accordance with policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

18.         Before the development is begun, all existing trees, shrubs or hedges to be retained on the site shall be protected by fences erected not within the root protection area in accordance with details which shall first have been submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority. No materials whatsoever shall be stored, rubbish dumped, fires lit or buildings erected within these fences; no changes in ground level shall be made within the spread of any tree, shrub or hedge without the previous written approval of the local planning authority. No trees shall be used as anchorages, nor shall any items whatsoever be affixed to any retained tree. (In the interests of amenity, and in accordance with policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

19.         All vegetation intended for clearance shall be clearly identified on site in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority, before any clearance is begun. (In the interests of amenity, and in accordance with policy UD06 of the City of Leicester Local Plan and Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

20.         Before development commences details of any ventilation to the kitchen shall be submitted to and agreed by the City Council as local planning authority and implemented in accordance with the agreed details and retained thereafter.  ( In the interests of amenity and in accordance with Policies PS10 and PS11 of the City of Leicester Local Plan.) 

 

21.         Prior to the occupation details shall be submitted to and agreed with the City Council as local planning authority for the marquee including its design, location and management plan and implemented in accordance with the agreed details and time scale, unless agreed otherwise.  (To secure a satisfactory form of development and in accordance with Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

22.         Prior to the occupation details shall be submitted to and agreed with the City Council as local planning authority for the cafe including ventilation flue details and management plan, and implemented in accordance with the agreed details and time scale, unless agreed otherwise. (To secure a satisfactory form of development and in accordance with Core Strategy policy CS3.)

 

23.         Prior to the conversion details of the alterations to the basement floor shall be submitted to and agreed in writing with the City Council as local planning authority and implemented in accordance with those details and timescale.  (In the interests of securing the satisfactory development of the Listed Building and in accordance with Policy CS18 of the Core Strategy.) 

 

24.         This consent shall relate solely to the amended plans received on 18th and 28th May 2015 and the email received on 23rd June 2015 by the City Council as local planning authority , unless otherwise submitted to and approved by the City Council as local planning authority. (For the avoidance of doubt.)

 

              NOTES FOR APPLICANT

 

1.           With regard to condition 3 the applicant should note that the insulation scheme shall take account of low frequency noise, and will probably need to include ventilation arrangements.

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