Roebuck House, 26-27 High Street, Hastings, TN34 3EY (HS/FA/19/00157)
(b) Roebuck House, 26-27 High Street, Hastings, TN34 3EY
Conversion of existing (D1) doctors surgery to form 9 x flats including external alterations (materials and finishes).
Yes – Old Town
Yes – 11 letters of objection, 1 neutral comment.
Cllr Beaver left the chamber for this item due to his prejudicial interest.
The Principal Planning Officer, Mrs Wood presented the applicationfor the conversion of existing (D1) doctors surgery to form 9 x flats including external alterations.
Councillors were shown plans and photographs of the application site.
The Principal Planning Officer commented that there was an additional suggested condition which had been agreed by the agent: Prior to the commencement of development, details of the Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group approval for the relocation of the Primary Care Unit to Ice House, Rock-A-Nore Road, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
Reason: In order to ensure that the requirements of Policy SA3 of the Hastings Development Management Plan 2015 are met.
The Principal Planning Officer stated that a Listed Building application for the application site was under consideration. She said that a lot of work had been done in changes to the building which had overcome a lot of the original concerns. She said as it was not considered major development the council was unable to request financial contributions to the footway.
Councillors asked questions around whether parking at the proposed development would be satisfactory. The Principal Planning Officer answered that the Highway Authority has been consulted and are happy with the proposed parking. The change of use from a doctor’s surgery to residential will result in a reduction in movements in terms of trips. They were happy with the level of parking due to the sustainable location..
Councillors asked questions around how to encourage future developers to present greener applications and whether the concerns of the Hastings Old Town Residents Association (HOTRA) had been addressed.
The Principal Planning Officer answered that HOTRA’s main concerns were around the appearance of the building which have now been addressed and the parking which highways are happy with. Any refurbishment of a building will allow for efficiency improvements but greener developments are more important for newer builds as older buildings have more restrictions on what can be done.
Councillor Davies proposed a motion, subject to the addition of Condition 10, seconded by Councillor Scott, to grant planning permission
RESOLVED – (Unanimously) that Full Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:
1. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.
2. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
18.171/01, 18.171/02, 18.171/03C and 18.171/04C.
3. The building works required to carry out the development allowed by this permission must only be carried out within the following times:-
08.00 - 18.00 Monday to Friday
08.00 - 13.00 on Saturdays
No working on Sundays or Public Holidays.
4. 1 x 1100 litre wheeled waste bin and 1 x 1000 litre wheeled recycle bin should be provided within the designated waste storage room on first occupation of the flats hereby approved.
5. No part of the development shall be occupied until the car parking spaces have been provided in accordance with plans and details submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The area shall thereafter be retained for that use and shall not be used other than for the parking of motor vehicles.
6. No part of the development shall be occupied until covered and secure cycle parking spaces have been provided in accordance with plans and details submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The area shall thereafter be retained for that use and shall not be used other than for the parking of cycles.
7. The submitted Construction Management Plan (House Designs, August 2019) shall be implemented and adhered to in full throughout the entire construction period.
8. Prior to the commencement of painting works, full details shall be provided of the proposed paint colour to be used for the render surfaces of the building should be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. These details shall include a paint colour chart clearly marked up to show the proposed colour, paint type and manufacturer. The works must then be undertaken in accordance with the approved details.
9. Prior to the installation of any other extract systems, full details of the proposed siting of any extract terminals on the visible elevations of the building, or anywhere on the listed building, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. These details shall include elevations showing the proposed locations of the vent terminals and details of the size, appearance, materials and finishes of the terminals. Thereafter, the approved form of extract terminal shall be fitted in the agreed locations.
10. Prior to the commencement of development, details of the Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group approval for the relocation of the Primary Care Unit to Ice House, Rock-A-Nore Road, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
1. This condition is imposed in accordance with the provisions of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
2. For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.
3. To safeguard the amenity of nearby residents.
4. To ensure a satisfactory standard of development.
5. To provide car-parking space for the development.
6. To provide alternative travel options to the use of the car in accordance with current sustainable transport policies.
7. In the interests of highway safety and the amenities of the area.
8. To ensure a satisfactory form of development in the interests of the character and appearance of the area.
9. To ensure a satisfactory form of development in the interests of the character and appearance of the area.
10. In order to ensure that the requirements of Policy SA3 of the Hastings Development Management Plan 2015 are met.
Notes to the Applicant
1. Failure to comply with any condition imposed on this permission may result in enforcement action without further warning.
2. Statement of positive engagement: In dealing with this application Hastings Borough Council has actively sought to work with the applicant in a positive and proactive manner, in accordance with paragraph 38 of the National Planning Policy Framework.
3. A formal application for connection to the public foul sewerage system is required in order to service this development, please contact Southern Water: Developer Services, Southern Water, Southern House, Sparrowgrove, Otterbourne, Hampshire, SO21 2SW. Tel: 0330 303 0119.E-mail: email@example.com.
4. Any changes to the building foundations will require Southern Water approval. An investigation of the water main is required to ascertain its condition, size and depth. The design for erection of additional floor and extensions should take into account additional load of that construction that will be affecting the public apparatus. The applicant is advised to discuss the matter further with Southern Water, Sparrowgrove House, Sparrowgrove, Otterbourne, Hampshire SO21 2SW (Tel: 0330 303 0119) or www.southernwater.co.uk”.
5. Consideration should be given to the provision of a domestic sprinkler system.
6. The waste bins will need to be provided by the developer and owner of the property upon completion.
7. All works should be undertaken with due regard to Health & Safety guidance notes HS(G)47 Avoiding Danger from Underground Services. This document is available from HSE offices.
8. The applicant is reminded that a separate Listed Building Consent application is required for the proposed works that affect the listed parts of the building, above the shop at 25 High Street. Conversion works should not commence to any part of the listed building until this consent has been obtained.
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