Agenda item

Application S20/0856

Proposal:                  Erection of 68 bedroom residential care home (C2 use class), together with associated parking and landscaping.

Location:                   Former Chandos House Care Home, Gorse Road, Grantham, NG31 9LH  

Recommendation:     That the application is approved conditionally.

Minutes:

Proposal:        Erection of 68 bedroom residential care home (C2 use class), together with associated parking and landscaping.

Location:         Former Chandos House Care Home, Gorse Road, Grantham, NG31 9LH  

Decision:        That the application is approved conditionally.

Noting comments made during the public speaking session by:

Applicant’s Agent:  Bob Woollard

 

Together with:

 

·             Provisions within the National Planning Policy Framework and the South Kesteven Local Plan and supplementary planning documents

·             Site visit observations

·             Comment from SKDC Affordable Housing

·             Request from SKDC Environmental Protection Services

·             Requests and concerns from LCC Highways and SuDS Support

·             Condition request from Anglian Water

·             No objections from the Fire Authority

·             No comments from Upper Witham Drainage Board

·             Conditions request from SKDC Tree Officer

·             Representation received as a result of public consultation

·             Comments made by Members at the meeting

 

It was proposed, seconded and agreed unanimously that the application be approved for the summary of reasons set out in the case officer’s report and subject also to the following conditions:

 

Time Limit for Commencement

 

1.          The development hereby permitted shall be commenced before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Approved Plans

 

2.          The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following list of approved plans:

       

i.           Location Plan T0401-010 Rev A (received by the Council on 1June 2020)

ii.          Site Plan with levels T0401-109 Rev A (received by the Council on           29 August 2020)

iii.         Proposed Elevations 01 T0401-120 Rev B (received by the Council on 29 August 2020)

iv.        Proposed Elevations 02 T0401-121 Rev B (received by the Council on 29 August 2020)

v.          Proposed Ground Floor Plan T0401-110 Rev A (received by the         Council on 1 June 2020)

vi.        Proposed First Floor Plan T0401-111 Rev A (received by the         Council on 1 June 2020)

vii.       Proposed Second Floor Plan T0401-112 Rev A (received by the         Council on 1 June 2020)

viii.      External stores T0401-107 Rev A (received by the Council on 1     June 2020)

           Landscape strategy 102 Rev A (received by the Council on 1 June         2020)

ix.        Boundary treatments plan T0401-106 Rev A (received by the         Council on 7 September 2020)

x.          Planting Plan 201 Rev B (received by the Council on 7 September   2020)

 

Unless otherwise required by another condition of this permission.

 

During Building Works

 

Tree protection

 

3.     Before the development hereby permitted is commenced, all existing trees shown on the approved plan to be retained shall have been fenced off to the limit of their branch spread in accordance with BS 5837:2012 and the methodology set out in the accompanying report and plan by Indigo Surveys Ltd dated May 2020.  No works including:

i.           removal of earth

ii.          storage of materials

iii.         vehicular movements, or

iv.        siting of temporary buildings

shall be permitted within these protected areas.

 

Materials

 

4.     Before any of the works on the external elevations of the building hereby permitted are begun, samples of the materials (including colour of any render, paintwork or colourwash) to be used in the construction of the external surfaces shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

Land levels

 

5.     Before construction of any building hereby permitted is commenced, the land on which that building is situated shall have been graded in accordance with the approved land levels details.

 

 

Construction Management Plan

 

6.     All works during construction shall be in accordance with the recommendations of the submitted Draft Construction Management Plan.

 

Ecological appraisal

 

7.     All works on site and to the building during construction shall be undertaken in accordance with the recommendations as set out in the Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (ecus June 2020) including provision of bat and swift boxes to the building.

 

Before the development is occupied

 

Drainage implementation

 

8.     Before any part of the development hereby permitted is occupied/brought into use, the works to provide the surface and foul water drainage shall have been completed in accordance with the approved details (Flood Risk and Drainage Assessment June 2020 and proposed Drainage Layout 43955 Rev P2).

 

Landscaping implementation

 

9.     Before the end of the first planting/seeding season following the occupation of any part of the development hereby permitted, all hard and soft landscape works shall have been carried out in accordance with the approved hard and soft landscaping details.

 

Landscaping Management Plan

 

10.   For a period of not less than 5 years following the first occupation of the final dwelling/unit hereby permitted, the approved Landscape Management Plan shall be adhered to in full unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

Parking and turning

 

11.   Before any unit within the building hereby permitted is occupied, the car parking and turning area shown on Site Plan with Levels T0401-109 Rev A, shall have been constructed in accordance with the approved details including the marking out of individual bays and shall be retained as such and for no other purpose, including no parking within the turning area, for the lifetime of the development.

 

Refuse store

 

12.   Before any part of the development hereby permitted is occupied, the works to provide an area for the storage of refuse and recycling shall have been completed in accordance with the approved details and shall thereafter be retained for use at all times.

 

Closure of existing access

 

13.   Within seven days of the new access being brought into use, the existing access onto Gorse Road shall be removed and returned to footway construction with full height kerbs in accordance with details to be agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.

 

Ongoing conditions

 

Landscaping protection

 

14    Within a period of five years from the first occupation of the final dwelling/unit of the development hereby permitted, any trees or plants provided as part of the approved soft landscaping scheme, that die or become, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, seriously damaged or defective, shall be replaced in the first planting season following any such loss with a specimen of the same size and species as was approved in condition above unless otherwise agreed by the Local Planning Authority.

 

No balconies

 

15.   The feature gable on the side (east) elevation, or any part of the front (south) elevation shall not be used as a balcony.

 

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