Part Demolition of Existing Hotel Premises and Associated
Buildings, Conversion of ‘Stable Lodge’ into 1 No. Dwelling, 36
No. Apartments and 24 No. Houses and Relocation of Existing
Mobile Home (Outline)
Bobsleigh Inn, Hempstead Road, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead,
Hertfordshire, HP3 0DS
Nigel Gibbs introduced the report to Members and said that the application had been referred to the Committee to review the material change of circumstances since the Committee’s decision upon the application on 15 August 2019
It was proposed by Councillor Beauchamp and seconded by Councillor Douris to move officer’s recommendation and DELEGATED with a view to APPROVAL.
For: 11 Against: 0 Abstained: 1
Resolved: That planning permission be DELEGATED with a view to APPROVAL, with an additional heads of terms seeking an education contribution if necessary and meeting the s.106 tests.
Planning Conditions and Informatives
To match those granted by Members on 15.08.19, other than in the following respects (the changes are highlighted in bold):
Comment: These should be amended to include, the mobile home provision, Parking / Access Issues : Changes to Condition , including the provision of a fire hydrant(s) and the provision of bat mitigation plan.
8. ‘An Ecological and Landscape Management Plan (including biodiversity enhancement and bat mitigation measures), shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the local planning authority prior to the demolition of any buildings at the site, as part of the reserved matters. This shall include long term design objectives, a timetable, the permanent management responsibilities and maintenance schedules for the communal amenity and landscape areas, details of the mechanism(s) by which the long-term implementation of the plan will be secured by the developer with the management body responsible for its delivery. The plan shall also set out (where the results form monitoring show that conservation aims and objectives of the plan are not being met) contingencies and/or remedial action will be identified, agreed and implemented so that the development still delivers the fully functioning biodiversity objectives of the originally approved scheme. Management Plan shall be carried out fully in accordance with the approved details.
Reason: In the interests of the character and appearance of the site and biodiversity in accordance with Policies CS5, CS12, CS13, CS25, CS26 and CS29 of Dacorum Core Strategy 2013 and saved Policies 99, 100, 102 and 113 and Appendices 3 and 8 of Dacorum Local Plan’.
Mobile Home Provision
12. The provision of one mobile home shall be ready for full occupation with all services, including all fire access arrangements, in advance of the removal and clearance of any part of the mobile home park and before any demolition works ( excluding the demolition of the existing garage to facilitate the accommodation of the mobile homes) and before the commencement of the development herby permitted a Demolition Method Statement shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority for a management schem . The development shall be carried out fully in accordance with the approved Demolition Method Statement.
Reason: To ensure that the mobile home is available for occupation and the development is safely carried out in accordance with Policy CS32 of Dacorum Core Strategy 2013. Informative The Demolition Method Statement's purpose is to control and minimise emissions of pollutants from and attributable to the demolition of the development. This should include a risk assessment and a method statement in accordance with the control of dust and emissions from construction and demolition Best Practice Guidance published by London Councils and the Greater London Authority. The scheme shall set out the secure measures, which can, and will be put in place.
13.Parking / Highways
‘Notwithstanding the submitted details and other conditions subject to this planning permission before the development hereby permitted full details (in the form of scaled plans and / or written specifications) shall be been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority to illustrate the following and where appropriate alternative details to those shown by the layout PS04 Rev H: i) Roads, footways. ii) Cycleways, cycle storage and motorcycle storage iii) Foul and surface water drainage. iv) Visibility splays/sight lines. v) Access arrangements including access for persons with disabilities. vi) Parking provision in accordance with the adopted parking standards (2020) based upon the approved layout with 5% of the unallocated spaces required to be for disabled spaces and 3 additional parking spaces available for communal/ unallocated use and all curtilage parking shall be provided with disabled parking vii) Turning areas and swept path analysis/ assessment including fire access requirements (with reference to the loading capacity and accessibility for fire tenders for access to all parts of the development and fire hydrants) and refuse vehicles, including Stable Lodge and the mobile homes. viii) Individual and communal refuse storage for all units with shared footpath access to the rear gardens for Plots 9 to 12 and alternative locations for the bin ix). Slab levels in relation to all parking and turning areas. xi). Fire hydrant(s).x) Electric charging points.
Setting aside the requirements to service the mobile home hereby permitted subject Condition 12, the approved details shall be provided before the occupation of any of the dwellings hereby permitted and thereafter all the approved details shall be retained and maintained fully in accordance with the approved details and only used for the approved purposes.
Reason: To ensure suitable, safe and satisfactory planning and development of the site in accordance in the interests of ensuring highway safety and that the development is served by an adequate roadway for fire refuse and other servicing vehicles and to provide adequate parking in accordance with Policies CS8 and CS12 of Dacorum Core Strategy 2013 and Policies 54 and 58, Appendices 3 and 5 of the saved Dacorum Borough Local Plan and Policy 5, 19 and 20 of Hertfordshire's Local Transport Plan (adopted 2018)’.
Condition 14 (Travel Plan)
Change from mobile homes to mobile home.