Agenda item

Application S18/1457

Proposal:                  Submission for approval of reserved matters (aorm) relating to appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for 480 residential units pursuant to outline permission S15/3189

Location:                   Land to The North of Longcliffe Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Recommendation:     Approve subject to conditions

Minutes:

Proposal:                  Submission for approval of reserved matters (aorm) relating to  appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for 480 residential units pursuant to outline permission S15/3189

Location:                  Land to The North of Longcliffe Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Recommendation:  Approve subject to conditions

 

Noting comments made during the public session by:

 

Ward Councillors:               Councillor Ian Stokes

                                                Councillor Ray Wootten

Applicant’s Agent:              Mark Mann

 

Together with:

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

·        No comments from Great Gonerby Parish Council.

·        No further comments from the Environment Agency.

·        No objection but referral to the standing Advice from Network Rail.

·        Comments from Lincolnshire County Council Footpaths.

·        No comments from the Upper Witham Internal Drainage Board.

·        No objection from Lincolnshire County Council Highways and SuDS Support.

·        No comments received for the amended plans but a request for indicative potential access to schools from Lincolnshire County Council Education.

·        No comments from Highways England.

·        Comments and a request for clarification on the noise protection from SKDC Environmental Protection.

·        No objections subject to appropriate materials from the SKDC Conservation Officer.

·        No comments but a suggestion from Historic England, that the views of the Council’s specialist conservation and archaeological advisers are sought.

·        No objection but referral to standard advice from Natural England.

·        No comments but an expression of preference for cul-de-sacs from Lincolnshire Police.

·        Comments and concerns raised by the National Trust, but no further comments on the amended plans.

·        Comments from the SKDC Principal Design Officer.

·        Representations received as a result of public consultation.

·        Comments made by Members at the meeting.

 

Members commented on:

·        Whether this application had been received within the three-year lifetime of the original application.

It was noted that the application had been received within the three-year period.

·       The need for more consideration to be given to landscaping especially on larger developments.

It was noted that more consideration would be given to landscaping schemes for larger developments.

·        How would the development relate to the existing estate in terms of distance, relative heights, intervisibility and connectivity.

It was noted that a buffer zone with good landscaping would be in place between the two developments together with link roads.

 

·        The lack of bungalows for the over 55’s on such sites and the potential segregation of an elderly population when integration and a sense of community should reflect people from all ages.

It was noted that developments in other areas contained accommodation appropriate for the over 55’s.

·        Noise attenuation for the properties in close proximity to the railway line.

It was noted that Condition 9 would be amended to reflect the required works in respect noise attenuation.

·        How land gradient and sensitivity to residence privacy would be dealt with.

·        Increased traffic along Belton Lane, whether traffic lights would be installed at the end of Belton Lane at the junction with High Road (A607) at the Manthorpe end and the Newark Hill junction (B1174) at the Great Gonerby End of Belton Lane.

·        The impact on health and the hospital capacity.

Comment was made about discussing this with the local MP.

·        Funding towards the provision of a new school on site.

It was noted that the applicant would provide a serviced site together with a £3m contribution towards its provision.

 

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

 

Approved Plans

 

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

 

·            Site Location Plan: L---/SL/ARM Rev A

·            Site layout: L--/SL/OVERVIEW REV A; L--/SL/PO1A REV D; L--/SL/P01B REV D; L--/SL/P02 REV D; L--/SL/P03 REV D

·            Bund: L000/BUND/01; WIE14227-SA-82-002-A01

·            Materials: L--EXT/MAT01 REV B; L--ROOFMAT/01 REV B;

·            Landscaping and Boundary Treatment: L---/BOUNDLAND/1 REV; L----/BOUNDLAND/2 REV B; L---/BOUNDLAND/3 REV B; L---/BOUNDALAND/4 REV B; Landscape Briefing Note

·            House Types: L---/STYLES/01 REV B; All plans listed in the detailed plot schedule dated 08/01/21

 

Unless otherwise required by another condition of this permission.

 

During Building Works

 

2    Notwithstanding the submitted plans, before any construction work above ground is commenced, revised plans showing full details of all soft landscaping works reflecting the minor changes to the layout, together with a timetable for implementation shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Details shall be in broad accordance with drawings L---/BOUNDLAND/1 REV; L----/BOUNDLAND/2 REV B; L---/BOUNDLAND/3 REV B; L---/BOUNDALAND/4 REV B and include:

       

        i.      planting plans;

ii.      written specifications (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment);

iii.     schedules of plants, noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers/densities where appropriate;

         

3    Before the development hereby permitted is commenced, details of hard landscaping works together with a timetable for implementation shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Details shall be in broad accordance with drawing L--/SL/OVERVIEW REV A; L--/SL/PO1A REV D; L--/SL/P01B REV D; L--/SL/P02 REV D; L--/SL/P03 REV D and shall include:

         

i.        detailed specification and materials for all hard surfaces including public and private roads, paths and cycleways

ii.       detailed specification and materials of the central square

     

4    Before any of the works on the external elevations for the building(s) hereby permitted are begun, full details of the materials (including colour of any render, paintwork or colourwash) to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the buildings shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Details shall be in broad accordance with drawings L--EXT/MAT01 REV B; L--ROOFMAT/01 REV B.

         

Before the Development is Occupied

 

5    All soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved soft landscaping details and timetable for implementation.

       

6    All hard landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved hard landscaping details and timetable for implementation.

       

7    Before each dwelling is occupied, the external surfaces of that dwelling shall have been completed in accordance with the approved details.

       

8    Before each part of the development hereby permitted is occupied/brought into use, the works to provide the boundary treatments relating to that part of the development shall have been completed in accordance with the approved boundary treatment scheme.

       

9    Before the occupation of any dwellings, Validation Testing of the noise attenuation works shall had been carried out and the results submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.  Such Validation Testing shall:

 

a)    Be carried out in accordance with an approved method statement.

 

b)    Demonstrate that the specified noise levels have been achieved.  In the event that the specified noise levels have not been achieved, then, notwithstanding the sound attenuation works thus far approved, a further scheme of sound attenuation works to the relevant dwellings affected, which is capable of achieving the specified noise levels recommended by an acoustic consultant, shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority before the use of the development is commenced.  Such further scheme of works shall be installed as approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before the relevant dwellings are occupied and shall thereafter, be retained.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 11:22 and reconvened at 11:29.

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