Agenda item

20/00580/FUL - Morrison's, Western Approaches (St Laurence Ward)


Proposal: Install external refrigeration plant to North elevation

Applicant: WM Morrisons

Agent: Darton B3




That PLANNING PERMISSION be GRANTED, subject to the following conditions:


01 The development hereby permitted shall begin not later than three years from 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 solely in accordance with the following approved plans: 20016, 20017, 90001B, 90002, 90003 & 90004 and the Plant Specification set out in the email from Darton B3 dated 1st May 2020


Reason: To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Development Plan.


03 Noise from plant and equipment including extract ventilation shall be limited to 10 dB(A) below the background noise level measured and expressed as a LA90, at the boundary of the nearest residential property. Background noise levels shall be established for the following periods:


           Daytime 0700 to 1900

           Evening 1900 to 2300

           Night 2300 to 0700 


In order to establish background noise level a representative survey shall be undertaken in accordance with BS 4142:2014+A1:2019 at the boundary of the nearest residential properties. To demonstrate compliance prior to operation a post completion noise survey must be been undertaken by a     suitably qualified acoustic consultant, and a report submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.


Reason: In order to protect the amenities of occupiers of the development and surrounding residents in accordance with policies KP2 and CP4 of the Core Strategy (2007) and Policies DM1 and DM3 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 as the proposed works to your property creates no new floorspace the development benefits from a Minor Development Exemption under the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended) and as such no charge is payable. See for further details about 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 If construction works are to be considered outside of normal hours especially overnight it is recommended that the applicant applies for a prior consent application under section 61 of the Control of Pollution Act 1974. A consent enables the applicant to conduct the works without the worry of enforcement provided they comply with it. The applicant will have to submit details of any noisy works including type of plant and machinery to be used, proposed daily start and finish times, consultation with nearby residents and businesses and duration and time scales of the works. The applicant should contact the Regulatory Services Team at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council for details.


05 The applicant is also reminded that this permission is separate to the need to comply with Food Safety and Health & Safety at Work laws. These will include the Food Safety Act 1990 (as amended), the Food Hygiene (England) Regulations 2006, Regulation (EC) 852/2004 and the Health and Safety at Work Etc. Act 1974. Applicants should contact the Council’s Regulatory Services Officer for Food and Health and Safety for more advice on 01702 215005 or at Regulatory Services, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend SS2 6ER.

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