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17/504632 - Land At Brunswick Street, Maidstone, Kent
333 17/504632 - PROPOSED DEMOLITION OF ALL EXISTING BUILDINGS AND INTRODUCTION OF A NEW 33 SPACE PUBLIC CAR PARK, TOGETHER WITH 24 FLATS IN A FOUR STOREY BLOCK FRONTING UPPER STONE ST. A ROW OF 6 HOUSES CONSTRUCTED OVER 3 STOREYS FRONTING ORCHARD ST. 2 ROWS OF 4 HOUSES EACH CONSTRUCTED OVER 3 STOREYS FRONTING BRUNSWICK ST, AND GEORGE ST AND 9 FLATS IN A STEPPED BLOCK OVERLOOKING THE NEW PAY AND DISPLAY CAR PARK. THE DEVELOPMENT WILL INCLUDE ALLOCATED PARKING AND SOFT LANDSCAPING - LAND AT BRUNSWICK STREET, MAIDSTONE, KENT PDF 584 KB
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The Chairman (Councillor English) and Councillors M Burton, Cox, Munford, Perry, Powell and Prendergast stated that they had been lobbied.
The Committee considered the report and the urgent update report of the Head of Planning and Development.
Mr Pinhey, an objector, and Mr Walker, for the applicant, addressed the meeting.
RESOLVED: That subject to:
(a) The prior completion of a legal agreement to provide for the Heads of Terms set out in the report, as amended by the urgent update report, with the amendment of Head of Terms no. 4 (Open Space) to secure a contribution of £74,025 and to give the flexibility to look at other sites within the immediate area, such as the Collis Millennium Green, subject to CIL compliance checks; AND
(b) The conditions set out in the report and the additional condition set out in the urgent update report, with the amendment of conditions 8 (Materials), 11 (Landscaping) and 18 (Boundary Treatments) as follows:
Condition 8 (Materials) (amended)
Prior to the commencement of any works above damp proof course level, written details and samples of the materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of any buildings and surfacing of parking and turning areas and pathways shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This shall include red stock brick, timber cladding, standing metal seam cladding, grey aluminium windows and doors, in addition to darker colour render such as sage green, grey or blue on elevations fronting Upper Stone Street. Once approved, the development shall be constructed using the approved materials.
The details and samples of the materials submitted shall include details of swift and sparrow bricks incorporated into the proposed building.
Reason: To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development.
Condition 11 (Landscaping) (amended)
Prior to the commencement of any works above damp proof course level details of a scheme of landscaping using indigenous species which shall include indications of all existing trees and hedgerows on the land and details of any to be retained, together with measures for their protection in the course of development and long term management, shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The details shall include a mixed species native hedgerow (interspersed with hedgerow trees) on the Upper Stone Street frontage. The programme shall thereafter be implemented in accordance with the subsequently approved details. The landscape scheme shall be designed using the principles established in the Council's adopted Landscape Character Assessment and Landscape Guidelines.
Reason: In the interests of landscape, visual impact and amenity of the area and to ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development.
Boundary Treatments (amended)
The development hereby approved shall not commence above slab level until details of all fencing, walling and other boundary treatments have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Such details shall include ragstone walling to the eastern frontage area and shall include detail of bond, mortar mix and pointing detail. The submitted ... view the full minutes text for item 333