14/506738 - OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR THE ERECTION OF UP TO 100 DWELLINGS - RESERVED MATTERS FOR WHICH APPROVAL IS BEING SOUGHT: ACCESS, INCLUDING ACCESS WIDENING COMPRISING RELOCATION OF WALL FORMING PART OF OUTER CURTILAGE OF BARTY NURSING HOME (GRADE II LISTED) - LAND AT BARTY FARM, ROUNDWELL, BEARSTED, KENT
- Meeting of Planning Committee, Thursday 28th April, 2016 6.00 pm (Item 379.)
- View the background to item 379.
All Members stated that they had been lobbied.
The Committee considered the report and the urgent update report of the Head of Planning and Development.
Mr Spooner of the Bearsted and Thurnham Society (an objector), Mrs Scott, for the applicant, and Councillor Cuming (Visiting Member) addressed the meeting on this application and associated listed building application 15/504667.
Councillor Stark of Thurnham Parish Council addressed the meeting objecting to this application.
RESOLVED: That subject to the prior completion of a S106 legal agreement in such terms as the Head of Legal Partnership may advise to secure the following:
The provision of 30% affordable residential units within the application site, 60% rental and 40% shared ownership;
A healthcare contribution of £808.20 per dwelling to be invested in Bearsted Medical Practice which is located within one mile of the proposed development;
A primary education contribution of £2,360.96 per applicable dwelling towards the South Borough Primary School permanent expansion to 2FE;
A secondary education contribution of £2,359.80 per applicable dwelling towards the second phase of expansion of Maplesden Noakes SecondarySchool;
A contribution of £31.75 per dwelling for community learning to be used to address the demand from the development for the provision of new/expanded facilities and services both through dedicated adult education centres and through outreach community learning facilities local to the development; the identified project in this instance being the supply of new IT equipment to St Faiths Adult Education Centre in Maidstone;
A contribution of £31.78 per dwelling to be used to address the demand from the development for youth services locally; the identified project in this instance being the provision of new furniture for InFoZoNe Youth Centre;
A contribution of £127.09 per dwelling to be used to address the demand from the development for additional book stock and services at local libraries serving the development; the identified project in this instance being the supply of additional book stock and moveable shelving to Bearsted Library;
A contribution of £53.88 per dwelling to be used to address the demand from the development for the provision of new/expanded facilities and services both on site and local to the development including assistive technology, and enhancement of local community facilities to ensure full DDA access; the project in this instance being enhancements to the Dorothy Goodman Centre (Age UK) at Madginford;
A contribution of up to £15,000 for improvements at Bearsted railway station to promote sustainable access, the amount to be finalised by the Head of Planning and Development acting under delegated powers;
A contribution towards the upgrading of PRoW KH127 to Church Lane, the amount to be finalised by the Head of Planning and Development acting under delegated powers following discussions with KCC PROW and the applicant;
A contribution towards the extension of the Arriva bus service into the development site, the amount to be finalised by the Head of Planning and Development acting under delegated powers following discussions with Arriva and the applicant; and
The inclusion of a LEMP together with the provision and on-going management on land north of the application site within the ownership of the applicant,
the Head of Planning and Development be given delegated powers to grant outline permission subject to the conditions set out in the report, as amended by the urgent update reports, and the additional conditions and informatives set out in the urgent update reports with the amendment of condition 7 as follows:
(a) Prior to any dwelling hereby permitted being constructed to slab level, a landscape scheme which provides 1.05 hectares of useable open space within the site and designed in accordance with the principles of the Council’s adopted landscape character guidance, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
(b) The scheme shall show all new and existing trees, hedgerows and landscaping and indicate (in respect of the existing) whether they are to be retained or removed. It shall detail measures for protection of species to be retained and include a planting specification, a programme of implementation and maintenance and a 10 year management plan. The landscape scheme shall provide landscape buffer zones of no less area than shown in the illustrative site layout on drawing no. 2527-21 and specifically address the need to provide:
· Reinforced and new tree belt along the southern boundary of the site.
· New hedgerow and tree planting along the northern (M20 motorway) boundary.
· Tree and hedge planting throughout the site.
· Area of semi-natural open space along the southern boundary.
· Swales and balancing ponds.
· Reinforced tree and hedgerow planting along the eastern and western boundaries.
· Naturalistic boundary along Water Lane.
· Area of useable open space within the site.
(c) The approved scheme shall be fully implemented prior to occupation of the 50th dwelling unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.
Reason: No such details have been submitted and to ensure a satisfactory appearance and landscape setting to the development and satisfactory implementation, maintenance and management of the landscaped areas.
Voting: 7 – For 5 – Against 0 - Abstentions
Councillor Thick left the meeting after consideration of this application.
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