21/01438/FUL– Erection of additional accommodation level above the existing two storey side extension (for existing students and a projected increase in students at the College from 2096 to 2329) comprising of 4 no. classrooms, 2 no. break out/other work areas, circulation spaces, storage and roof access and associated alterations (additional information and amended Travel Plan received 20 April 2022).
(In reaching its decision, the Committee took into consideration the Planning Officer’s report (previously circulated), 14 letters of objection received, the views of the Council’s Environmental Health Officer, Highways Engineer, Travel Plan Officer and Sustainable Transport Officer, and the views of the Applicant and the Ward Councillor, whom the Committee heard).
NOTE: During discussion, the Principal for the Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College indicated that he would be happy to enter into a unilateral undertaking to pay £25K to the Council for the provision of a crossing point at a location to be agreed on Stanhope Road North.
RESOLVED – That Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:
REASON – To ensure the development is carried out in accordance with the planning permission
a) Dust Assessment Report which assesses the dust emission magnitude, the sensitivity of the area, risk of impacts and details of the dust control measures to be put in place during the construction phase of the development. The Dust Assessment Report shall take account of the guidance contained within the Institute of Air Quality Management “Guidance on the assessment of dust from demolition and construction” February 2014.
b) Methods for controlling noise and vibration during the demolition and construction phase and shall take account of the guidance contained within BS5228 “Code of Practice for noise and vibration control on construction and open sites”.
c) Construction Traffic Routes, including parking areas for staff and visitors.
d) Details of Contractor Parking and Compound
e) Pedestrian Routes
f) Details of wheel washing.
g) Road Maintenance.
h) Warning signage.
The development shall not be carried out otherwise in complete accordance with the approved Plan.
REASON - In the interests of highway safety and the amenity of the surrounding area.
4. Prior to the occupation of the proposed development, precise details of a scheme to provide 15 staff parking spaces at appropriate locations to the college site shall be submitted to and agreed’ in writing, by the Local Planning Authority. The agreed scheme shall be implemented prior to the occupation of the development and remain in situ during the lifetime of the development. The scheme may be amended by agreement in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
REASON - In the interests of highway safety and to increase parking provision for the College.
REASON - In order to minimise the negative impacts of traffic as result of the proposed development and facilitate and promote the use of alternative sustainable transport.