21/00217/BC3M - Chalkwell Hall Infants School, London Road (Chalkwell Ward)
Proposal: Demolish two existing portacabins and erect a single storey classbase building comprising of 3 classrooms with ancillary space
Applicant: Ms Sarah Clements
Agent: Southend Borough Council
Sara Walsh spoke as an objector to the application. Drew Jones spoke as a respondent.
That PLANNING PERMISSION be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:
01 The development hereby permitted shall begin not later than three years of the date of this decision.
Reason: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
02 The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans P01, P02, P03B, P04, P05B, P06, P07
Reason: To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the Development Plan.
03 The materials for the external surfaces of the development hereby approved shall be as shown on plan reference P05B, or any other details which have previously been submitted to and agreed in writing with the local planning authority under the terms of this condition, before the development is first brought into use.
Reason: To safeguard the visual amenities of the area, in accordance with Core Strategy (2007) policy KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) Policy DM1 and advice contained within the Southend Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
04 The hard and soft landscaping and boundary treatment fronting Sunningdale Avenue shall be carried out in full accordance with the proposed landscaping details shown on plan reference P03B and the email from agent dated 10.03.21, or any other details that have previously been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The boundary treatment between the south west corner of the building and the boundary with 29/29a Sunningdale Avenue shall be raised to be a minimum of 2.1m in height. The hard landscaping shall be carried out prior to occupation of the development hereby approved. The soft landscaping shall be carried out within the first planting season following completion of the development (October to March). 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 of the area and the amenities of occupiers and to ensure a satisfactory standard of landscaping pursuant to Policy CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policy DM1 of the Development Management Document (2015)
05 The approved Construction Management Plan dated 04.03.21 shall be fully adhered to throughout the construction period or any other Construction Management Plan which has been previously submitted to and agreed in writing with the local planning authority under the terms of this condition.
Reason: This condition is needed in the interests of visual amenity and the amenities of neighbouring occupiers pursuant to Policy CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 of the Development Management Document (2015).
06 Prior to the commencement of development, the protection measures for the street tree to the front of the site on Sunningdale Avenue shall be implemented in full accordance with the details set out on plan reference P05B or any other tree protection measures which have been previously submitted to and agreed in writing with the local planning authority under the terms of this condition. The protective hoarding shall be maintained throughout the construction of the development.
Reason: To safeguard the health of existing trees which represent an amenity feature in accordance with Core Strategy (2007) policies KP2 and CP4, policy DM1 of the Development Management Document (2015) and advice contained in the Design and Townscape Guide (2009).
07 Construction Hours for the development hereby approved shall be restricted to 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday, 8am - 1pm Saturday and not at all on Sundays or Bank Holidays.
Reason: In the interests of visual amenity and the amenities of neighbours and to ensure a satisfactory standard of landscaping pursuant to Policy CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policy DM1 of the Development Management Document (2015).
08 Prior to occupation of the development hereby approved, an energy strategy for the development, which fulfils the objectives of Core Strategy Policy KP2, including a timeframe for implementation, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The development shall be undertaken and completed in full accordance with the approved scheme and timeframe.
Reason: To minimise the environmental impact of the development through efficient use of resources and better use of sustainable and renewable resources in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Core Strategy (2007) policy KP2 and CP4, Development Management Document (2015) policy DM2 and the Southend Design and Townscape Guide(2009).
09 Notwithstanding the details shown on the plans submitted and otherwise hereby approved, and in accordance with the Drainage Plan drawing reference H14500.D1, the development hereby permitted shall not be commenced other than for demolition works unless and until a detailed design of a surface water drainage scheme and surface water management strategy has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The details submitted shall include, but not limited to:-
a) A SuDS/drainage statement. This should include information on how the proposed drainage design satisfies SuDS in terms of water quality, attenuation and discharge quantity for the lifetime of the development.
b) Evidence in the SuDS statement of consideration for infiltration (with ground investigation data or records) and connection to a watercourse.
c) Evidence of consideration of appropriate source control measures as rainwater harvesting, green, blue or brown roofs with appropriate justification when these have not been implemented.
d) Confirmation of the acceptance from Anglian Water on the proposed indirect connection into the sewer.
e) A detailed drainage plan including positively drained areas (permeable and impermeable), final sizing of proposed SuDS and drainage systems, points of connection, discharge restrictions/flow controls and failure/exceedance overland flow routes. The applicant should confirm on the plan if pumping is required. The drainage design should consider that construction phase activities may compromise the below ground surface water drainage infrastructure and take necessary precautions to prevent and/or repair damage.
f) Calculations of the attenuation storage for the 1 l/s restriction up to 1 in 100 year storm (including 40% climate change).
g) 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
h) Information should be provided in relation to the management of Health and Safety Risks arising from the proposals.
The drainage strategy and SuDS design statement must be implemented in full accordance with the details approved under this condition before the development hereby approved is first occupied or brought into first use.
Reason: To prevent flooding by ensuring the satisfactory storage and disposal of surface water from the site for the lifetime of the development and to prevent environmental and amenity problems arising from flooding in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework (2019), Policy KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policy DM2 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 You are advised that in this instance the chargeable amount for the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) has been calculated as zero due to the specific nature of the proposal.
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 advised that a highways licence from the Council may be required in relation to scaffolding works and skips.
04 Due to the presence of Cadent and/or National Grid apparatus in the vicinity of the site the applicant is advised to contact the Cadent Plan Protection Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 0800 688588 reference NL_GE4A_3NWP_028393 prior to commencement of the works.
05 If a crane or piling rig is required to construct the development, the applicant is required to contact London Southend Airport so that a safeguarding assessment can be undertaken. Any crane applications should be directed to email@example.com
- Report, item 958. PDF 724 KB
- location plan, item 958. PDF 305 KB
- existing site plan, item 958. PDF 418 KB
- existing floorplan, item 958. PDF 308 KB
- existing elevations, item 958. PDF 295 KB
- proposed plan, item 958. PDF 356 KB
- proposed elevations, item 958. PDF 520 KB
- proposed sections, item 958. PDF 322 KB
- chalkwell school photos, item 958. PDF 1 MB