Application Number 18/01512/FUL
Status Application Approved

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  • Application
    Valid
    29/11/2018
  • Consultation
    End
    01/06/2019
  • Committee
    Meeting
    24/07/2019
  • Decision

    Approval
  • Decision
    Date
    26/07/2019
  • Appeal
    Started
    N/A
  • Appeal
    Decision
    N/A
Summary
Application Number 18/01512/FUL
Location Address The Malvern Theatres Grange Road Malvern WR14 3HB
Proposal Redevelopment of Malvern Theatres entrance to include extension at first floor, to incorporate accessible dance/ rehearsal studio and associated offices and facilities.
Status Approval
Application Type Full planning permission
Appeal Decision N/A

Important Dates
Application Received Date 22/10/2018
Application Valid Date 29/11/2018
Consultation Start Date 01/02/2019
Site Visited / Site Notice Date
Consultation End 01/06/2019
Advert Expiry 07/01/2019
Committee Date (if applicable) 24/07/2019
Committee Agenda Planning Committee Information
Decision Date 26/07/2019

Further Information
Expected Decision Level Committee
Case Officer Ian Hiscock
Parish Malvern CP
Ward Priory Ward
Applicant Malvern Theatres
Agent Mr Simon Rea, Glazzard Architects
Agent Address Graingers Porcelain Works Unit 9, St Martin's Quarter Silver Street Worcester WR1 2DA

Condition Details / Information Notes
The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission. Reason: To conform with the requirements of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
Unless where required or allowed by other conditions attached to this permission, the development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the information provided on the application form and the following plans/drawings – • Location plan 1952 1000 Rev B • Block plan 1952 1100 Rev B • Proposed floor plans 1952 3000 Rev C • Proposed elevations and sections 1952 3100 Rev C Reason: To define the permission.
Notwithstanding the details submitted with the application, prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved details of the materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The details to be submitted shall include:- - type, colour and texture of roofing materials; - glass to glass corner detail - sample panel of the curtain wall glazing to the parapet and fretted glass spandrel panel - detailed specification of all new joinery including dimensions, profile and a description of the stain or paint finish to be applied to the joinery; - external joinery details along with architectural details of the proposed external finishes to include window heads and sills of the proposed entrance lobby; - window sections, eaves and verges; - details of any external vents. The development shall be carried out using the materials as approved. Reason - To ensure that the development is of an appropriate design quality in keeping with the character and appearance of the surrounding area in accordance with policies SWDP6, 21 and 24 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
Notwithstanding the details submitted with the application, prior to the commencement of the development hereby permitted a scheme of landscaping shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The landscaping scheme shall include:- (i) a plan showing the layout of proposed tree, hedge and or shrub planting. (ii) a schedule of proposed planting - indicating species, sizes at time of planting and numbers/densities of plants. (iii) a written specification outlining cultivation and other operations associated with plant establishment. (iv) a schedule of maintenance, including watering and the control of competitive weed growth, for a minimum period of five years from first planting. All planting shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details in the first planting season following the first use of the development. The planting shall be maintained in accordance with the approved schedule of maintenance. Any trees or plants which, within a period of five years from the completion of the planting, die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of similar size and species. Reason - To ensure the proposed development does not have an adverse effect on the character and appearance of the area in accordance with policies SWDP21 and SWDP25 of South Worcestershire Development Plan.
Notwithstanding the details submitted with the application, prior to the commencement of the development hereby permitted details including samples of the proposed materials for the hard landscaping of the site (including paths, ramps, walls including capping, steps and any other hard surfaces forming part of the proposed landscaping) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The hard landscaping of the site shall be completed before the extension is first brought into use. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. Reason - To ensure the proposed development represents high quality design and does not have an adverse effect on the character and appearance of the area in accordance with policies SWDP21 and SWDP25 of South Worcestershire Development Plan.
The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the recommendations contained within the Ecological Survey and Report submitted with the application. The development shall include but not be limited to: 1. A licensed bat worker shall remain ‘on call’ during the development works. In the event that roosting bats are discovered, works must cease immediately and Natural England must be contacted to advise on any licensing requirements to allow lawful completion of the work. 2. A bat box shall be installed within the application site. The box shall be fixed to a built structure (such as the Beaumaris Woodstone Bat Box or 1FQ Schwegler Bat Roost) in a location that has previously been agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The box shall be installed at least 3m above ground-level, and not placed directly above any windows. If the development commences later than 12 months of the date of the applicant’s Ecological Survey and Report, an update survey shall be commissioned to determine the status of the site during the intervening period and submitted to the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with any further recommendations. Reason: To ensure the development contributes to the conservation and enhancement of biodiversity within the site and the wider area in accordance with policy SWDP22 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
Before the development hereby permitted is first brought into use details of any external lighting to be provided in association with the development hereby approved shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Only external lighting in accordance with approved details shall be installed on the extension or at ground level for the purpose of illuminating the proposed extension. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any Order revoking or re-enacting that Order with or without modification) no other external lighting shall be installed. Reason: To ensure the development is appropriate to the setting of heritage assets and to the conservation and enhancement of biodiversity within the site and the wider area in accordance with policies SWDP6, 24 and 22 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
Before the development hereby approved is first brought into use, details of any signage to be attached to the extension hereby approved shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. No other signage shall be attached to the extension. Reason: To ensure the development is appropriate to the setting of heritage assets in accordance with policies SWDP6 and 24 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved including any demolition, a photographic and written record of the elements of the existing building to be demolished, in accordance with Historic England guidance, shall be submitted to an approved in writing by the local planning authority and once approved shall be deposited with the Worcestershire Historic Environment Records Office. Reason: In accordance with policies SWDP 6 and 24 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan and the Framework regarding heritage assets.
Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, detailed measures to be incorporated into the extension to ensure that it does not overheat in summer or require significant energy use to heat in winter, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The details so approved shall be implemented as part of the approved development and be retained for its lifetime. Reason: To ensure that the proposed development is sustainable in terms of energy usage and the proposed additional floor-space provides suitable levels of comfort for users of the extension to the Theatres, in accordance with policy SWDP 21 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, details of measures to be incorporated within the development to achieve the BREEAM “excellent” standard, including rainwater harvesting and re-use within the Theatres complex, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details so approved shall be implemented as part of the approved development and be retained for its lifetime. Reason: To ensure that the water usage is minimised and that the proposed development is sustainable in accordance with policy SWDP 30 of the South Worcestershire Development Plan.
Buildings, and particularly roofs and the spaces underneath them, are frequently used as roosting sites by bats. Bats and their 'roost' sites are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) and the Conservation of Habitats & Species Regulations 2010, the latter of which deems them a European Protected Species. It is a criminal offence to deliberately kill or injure a bat, to disturb or destroy a bat roost or to obstruct an entrance to a roost. If evidence of bats is found, work should stop immediately and an ecological consultant contacted for advice on the best way to proceed. All contractors working on site should be made aware of the advice and provided with the contact details of a relevant ecological consultant.
Buildings are frequently used as roosting sites by bats. Bats and their 'roost' sites are protected under the 1981 Wildlife and Countryside Act and the Habitat Regulations 1994, the latter of which deems them a European Protected Species. It is a criminal offence to recklessly disturb or destroy a bat 'roost'. Where a bat 'roost' is present a licence might be necessary to carry out the works. Further information about species licensing and legislation can be obtained from the Species Licensing Service on 0117 3728000. If evidence of bats is found during works, work should stop immediately and Natural England must be contacted on 01453 764450 for advice on the best way to proceed.

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Statutory Consultee Response
Committee Documents
Decision
Discharge of Condition

Consultation Responses

Neighbour List


In addition to consultations with the consultee listed, we will publicise the application in accordance with national requirements and our local policy. This publicity usually takes the form of letters to nearby properties, the posting of site notices and/or the placing of a public notice in our local newspapers.


Name Address Sent Reply Received
Benjamin James 1A Rothwell Road MALVERN WR14 4HX 31/12/2018
Brian Iles Everton House 8 Bank Street MALVERN WR14 2JN 07/01/2019
D.T. Jones 2 The Laurels Gloucester Road Welland Malvern WR13 6LD 04/01/2019
David Robertson High Grove Barn Croft Bank West Malvern WR14 4DX 30/12/2018
Dr Peter M Forster Flat 5 Wellington House 43 Abbey Road MALVERN WR14 3HH 25/01/2019
George and Toni Demidowicz 212 West Malvern Road MALVERN WR14 4BA 07/01/2019
julia woolley 2 Sunnyside Cradley, Vinesend Lane 03/01/2019
L Davidson Hollydene 1 Bank Street MALVERN WR14 2JG 05/01/2019
Malcolm Robinson Oakridge 34 Geraldine Road MALVERN WR14 3PA 18/12/2018
Malvern Civic Society 382 Pickersleigh Road MALVERN WR14 2QH 06/01/2019
Malvern Spa Association 17 Churchdown Road MALVERN WR14 3JX 09/01/2019
Meg Monk 34 Pixiefield Cradley Malvern Worcs WR13 5ND 30/12/2018
Mrs M J Barns 17 Hall Green Close MALVERN WR14 3QY 04/01/2019
Richard L Simmonds 47 Cowleigh Bank MALVERN WR14 1QR 05/01/2019
Robert Yolland 39 Abbey Road MALVERN WR14 3HG 02/01/2019
Roger Williams 17 Denison Close MALVERN WR14 2EU 19/12/2018
Sarah Hill The Malt House 2 Royal Albert Place Albert Road North MALVERN WR14 2TL 05/01/2019
Sarah Jones 9 Michael Crescent MALVERN WR14 1UE 05/01/2019
MHDC Economic Development Team The Council House Avenue Road MALVERN WR14 3AF 03/12/2018 04/04/2019
Occupier Manor House Grange Road Malvern WR14 3EY 03/12/2018
Occupier Priors Croft Grange Road Malvern WR14 3EY 03/12/2018
Occupier Public Conveniences Grange Road Malvern WR14 3HA 03/12/2018
Occupier The Grange Grange Road Malvern WR14 3HA 03/12/2018
Occupier The Malvern Splash Priory Road Malvern WR14 3DS 03/12/2018

Consultee List


Name Organisation Sent Reply Due Reply Received
Bob Hughes Engineers - S.W. Land Drainage Partnership 03/12/2018 24/12/2018
Cllr H Campbell Priory Ward 03/12/2018 24/12/2018
Cllr R F Hall-Jones Priory Ward 03/12/2018 24/12/2018
Consultation Service Natural England 03/12/2018 24/12/2018 13/12/2018
MHDC Conservation Officer MHDC Development Plans & Conservation 03/12/2018 24/12/2018 22/01/2019
MHDC Natural Heritage & Biodiversity Officer MHDC Natural Heritage & Biodiversity 03/12/2018 24/12/2018
Town Council Clerk Malvern Town Council 03/12/2018 24/12/2018
National Amenities Societies 06/12/2018 27/12/2018
Highways County Highways 06/12/2018 27/12/2018
Historic England Historic England 06/12/2018 27/12/2018 19/12/2018
MHDC Economic Development MHDC Economic Development 06/12/2018 27/12/2018
The Victorian Society 01/02/2019 15/02/2019 27/02/2019
MHDC Conservation Officer MHDC Development Plans & Conservation 01/02/2019 15/02/2019 28/02/2019
National Amenities Societies 23/05/2019 13/06/2019
Historic England Historic England 23/05/2019 13/06/2019 05/06/2019
Town Council Clerk Malvern Town Council 16/07/2019

Constraints List


Constraints List
SWDP 10: Shopping Centres
Paper: Malvern Gazette
CIL003 - Main Urban Area
Conservation Area 25m buffer: Great Malvern
Surface Water: 1 in 100 extent.
Surface Water: 1 in 1000 extent
Interferometer Area. INFER/7004 - NULL
Water Supply. If Major Application consultation required with Severn Trent (Welsh Water if in Bockleton Parish)
Land Terrier Record - MHDC DESCRIPTION: Priory Park Malvern OWNERSHIP: MHDC
Land Terrier Record - MHDC DESCRIPTION: Winter Gardens Malvern OWNERSHIP: MHDC
SWDP 6: Conservation Area
SWDP 2: Development Boundary
SWDP 38: Green Space
SWDP 5: Urban - Unsurveyed
Listed Buildings Affect Setting 25m Buffer - GRADE: II. 152080.
Site of Special Scientific Interest within 500m
No associated appeals