19/01687/FUL - Camelia Hotel, 176-178 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea (Thorpe Ward)
- Meeting of Development Control Committee, Wednesday, 6th January, 2021 5.00 pm (Item 707.)
- View the declarations of interest for item 707.
Proposal: Demolish existing garage block to rear, erect two storey building with basement comprising of two additional hotel apartments, storage and bike store, lay out parking spaces to rear
Applicant: C/o Agent
Agent: ABG Architecture
That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:
01. The development hereby permitted shall be begun not later than 3 years beginning with the date of this permission.
Reason: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
02. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans: 101P01, 101P02, 101P03, 101P04, 101P05.
Reason: To ensure the development is carried out in accordance with the development plan.
03. The development shall be carried out only using external materials as identified on the approved plan 101P05, or otherwise in accordance with details to have been previously submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.
Reason: In the interests of visual amenity further to Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007), Policies DM1, DM3 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015) and the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
04. Prior to the first use of the hotel apartments hereby approved, 4 off-street car parking spaces shall be provided at the site as shown on Drawing No. 101P05. The approved parking spaces shall thereafter be retained in perpetuity only for parking by the staff and customers of the hotel.
Reason: To ensure the adequate provision of parking at the site in accordance with Policy DM15 of the Development Management Document (2015).
05. The hard landscaping works identified on the approved plan 101P05 shall be completed prior to first occupation of the development and the soft landscaping works within the first planting season following first occupation of the development. Any trees or shrubs dying, removed, being severely damaged or becoming seriously diseased within five years of planting shall be replaced with trees or shrubs of such size and species as may be agreed with the Local Planning Authority.
Reason: In the interests of visual amenity and to ensure a satisfactory standard of landscaping and drainage is implemented pursuant to Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1, DM3 and DM6 of the Development Management Document (2015).
06. Prior to the first use of the hotel apartments hereby approved, the cycle and refuse and recycling storage facilities shown on the submitted plans shall be provided in full and made available for use, and shall be retained as such for the lifetime of the development thereafter.
Reason: To ensure the provision of adequate cycle parking and refuse storage in accordance with Policies DM3, DM8 and DM15 of Development Management Document.
07. The first floor west facing windows in the development hereby approved shall only be glazed in obscure glass (the glass to be obscure to at least Level 4 on the Pilkington Levels of Privacy, or such equivalent as may be agreed in writing with the local planning authority) and fixed shut, except for any top hung fan light which shall be a minimum of 1.7 metres above internal floor level before the development is brought into first use and shall be retained as such in perpetuity thereafter. In the case of multiple or double glazed units at least one layer of glass in the relevant units shall be glazed in obscure glass to at least Level 4.
Reason: In the interests of the residential amenity of the adjoining residents and to ensure that the development complies with the National Planning Policy Framework, Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007), Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).
08. Hours of demolition and construction works associated with the development hereby approved shall be 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday, 8am - 1pm Saturday only and no works shall be carried out on Sundays or Bank Holidays.
Reason: In the interests of the residential amenity of the adjoining residents and to ensure that the development complies with the National Planning Policy Framework, Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007), Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007), Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).
09. Notwithstanding the provisions of Class T of Part 3, Schedule 2 to the Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order 2015 (or any statutory amendment, modification or re-enactment or replacement thereof (as the case may be) for the time being in force), the apartments hereby approved shall be retained for hotel use only (use class C1) and shall remain ancillary to the hotel at the application site in perpetuity.
Reason: To ensure the consent accords with the permission sought and because the flood refuge for the development is associated with the established hotel. This is in the interests of flood risk mitigation for the safety of occupants further to the National Planning Policy Framework and Policies KP1, KP2 and KP3 of the Core Strategy (2007).
10. The development permitted by this planning permission shall be carried out and operated in accordance with the mitigation measures identified in the Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) prepared by UK Flood Risk Consultants, referenced QFRA 1563/814 v1.1 dated 27/01/2020. The mitigation measures shall be fully implemented prior to first use of the development and the site shall be operated in accordance with the approved measures thereafter. Additional refuge shall be available at all times to occupiers, at the second floors of the established hotel buildings.
Reason: To reduce the risk of flooding to the proposed development and future occupants in accordance with National Planning Policy Framework and Policies KP1, KP2 and KP3 of the Core Strategy (2007).
11. Prior to first occupation of the development hereby approved, details of boundary treatments shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the agreed details before it is brought into use.
Reason: In the interests of visual amenity further to the National Planning Policy Framework, Policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007), Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).
12. No drainage infrastructure associated with this consent shall be undertaken at this site unless and until full details of the drainage infrastructure and a drainage strategy have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The strategy submitted shall apply the sustainable drainage principles and the sustainable drainage hierarchy. Where more sustainable methods of drainage are discounted clear evidence and reasoning for this shall be included within the strategy submitted. The approved drainage infrastructure and strategy shall be implemented in full accordance with the approved scheme prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved and be retained as such thereafter.
Reason: To ensure satisfactory drainage of the site in accordance with Policy KP2 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Development Management Document (2015) Policy DM14.
13 No development shall take place until a Construction Method Statement has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the local planning authority. The approved Statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period. The Statement shall include but not be limited to details of :
i. the access by and parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors;
ii. access and locations for loading and unloading of plant and materials.
Reason: To minimise the impacts of the development during construction including on access to and from the public car park, in the interests of the free flow of traffic and parking availability, further to the National Planning Policy Framework, Policies KP2, CP3 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policy DM15 of the Development Management Document (2015).
The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by assessing the proposal against all material considerations, including planning policies and any representations that may have been received and subsequently determining to grant planning permission in accordance with the presumption in favour of sustainable development, as set out within the National Planning Policy Framework. The detailed analysis is set out in a report on the application prepared by officers.
01. Please note that the development the subject of this application is liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended). A Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Liability Notice will be issued as soon as practicable following this decision notice. This contains details including the chargeable amount, when this is payable and when and how exemption or relief on the charge can be sought. You are advised that a CIL Commencement Notice (CIL Form 6) must be received by the Council at least one day before commencement of development. Receipt of this notice will be acknowledged by the Council. Please ensure that you have received both a CIL Liability Notice and acknowledgement of your CIL Commencement Notice before development is commenced. Most claims for CIL relief or exemption must be sought from and approved by the Council prior to commencement of the development. Charges and surcharges may apply, and exemption or relief could be withdrawn if you fail to meet statutory requirements relating to CIL. Further details on CIL matters can be found on the Council's website at www.southend.gov.uk/cil.
02. You should be aware that in cases where damage occurs during construction works to the highway in implementing this permission that Council may seek to recover the cost of repairing public highways and footpaths from any party responsible for damaging them. This includes damage carried out when implementing a planning permission or other works to buildings or land. Please take care when carrying out works on or near the public highways and footpaths in the borough.
03. The applicant is reminded that this permission does not bestow compliance with other regulatory frameworks. In particular, your attention is drawn to the statutory nuisance provisions within the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (as amended) and construction noise provisions within the Control of Pollution Act 1974. Applicants should contact the Council’s Environmental Health Officer for more advice on 01702 215005 or at Regulatory Services, P.O. Box 5558, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ZQ.
04. Prior to demolition of the existing buildings an appropriate Asbestos survey of the buildings shall be undertaken and a scheme implemented to remove and safely dispose of any asbestos-containing materials.
05. It is recommended that the Councils building control department is notified of the demolition in order that requirements can be made under the Building Act 1984.
06. The additional SuDS and drainage information that will need to be submitted as part of condition 12 includes:
1. If permeable pavement or pervious surfaces are proposed, construction details, ancillary drainage elements (if applicable) and consideration of deterioration of groundwater quality and ground stability is required.
2. If partial or total infiltration measures are not proposed, the applicant should provide evidence of ground investigations or records to justify the expected ground conditions. It should be noted that source control options, like permeable pavement, can be used in areas of low infiltration.
3. The applicant should provide a detailed drainage plan including positively drained areas (permeable and impermeable), proposed SuDS (rainwater harvesting, permeable pavement, etc) and drainage systems, points of connection, discharge restrictions/flow controls and failure/exceedance overland flow routes.
4. The applicant should provide information showing final discharge points and rates where relevant up to 1 in 100 year storm (including climate change) and evidenced with calculations and approval from the appropriate body where necessary. The applicant should provide information on how the proposed drainage design satisfies SuDS in terms of water quality, attenuation and discharge quantity for the lifetime of the development.
5. The applicant should provide details of the body that will be responsible for the maintenance of proposed SuDS/drainage throughout the lifetime of the development. The applicant should also provide a management statement to outline the required maintenance for the site and a maintenance schedule.
6. The applicant should provide a foul drainage strategy with detailed plans.
7. The proposals do not address other items in the Detailed Drainage Design Checklist from Essex County Council. However, these may not be relevant due to the size and nature of the development:
a. No information has been provided in relation to the management of Health and Safety Risks arising from the proposals.
b. No information has been provided the long-term economic viability of the proposals.
c. No information or method statement has been provided for the management of surface water during the construction phase.
07. The applicant should ensure the control of nuisances during construction works to preserve the amenity of the area and avoid nuisances to neighbours:
a. No waste materials should be burnt on the site, instead being removed by licensed waste contractors;
b. No dust emissions should leave the boundary of the site
c. Consideration should be taken to restricting the duration of noisy activities and in locating them away from the periphery of the site;
d. Hours of works: works should only be undertaken between 0730 hours and 1800 hours on weekdays; between 0800 hours and 1300 hours on Saturdays and not at any time on Sundays and Public Holidays.
- Report, item 707. PDF 324 KB
- 1901687 101P05 propo site layout and alle elevations, item 707. PDF 428 KB
- 1901687 propo context elevations and sections, item 707. PDF 361 KB
- 1901687 propos floor plan, item 707. PDF 248 KB
- exist elevs, item 707. PDF 149 KB
- existing, item 707. PDF 321 KB