Land at Green Lane, Chertsey
Hybrid planning application for the land north of Green Lane,
Chertsey Bittams:Full planning application for
residential development (use Class C3) comprising 149 dwellings;5
gypsy and traveller pitches and associated works; informal and
formal open space, footpaths, cycleways and internal roads;
associated parking, landscaping ,planting, utilities and drainage
infrastructure including connection to the strategic foul network;
and associated infrastructure and groundworks. Outline planning
application for the use of 0.1 hectares of land for the provision
of a community hub.
Members made comments on the timing of the development against the
timescales of the A320 improvement delivery, the need for mature
planting to mitigate noise, the location of the community hub, the
potential impact of works on Salesian School especially during exam
period ,increased pressure on capacity of schools and medical
facilities, impact from M25 on future occupiers and users of the
development, the date of operation of the space allocated for the
car club scheme, density of development and impact of the
development when combined with the other neighbouring developments
for the Bittams triangle, lack of
accessibility of SANG in Hardwick Lane for those on foot,
clarification of location of informal crossing, and need for
traffic calming measures in Green Lane
stated that the site was allocated for development by the Runnymede
2030 Local Plan and the principle of development was therefore
opinion of the CHDMBC the scheme had many positive facets including
a well considered design taking into account constraints, policy compliant
affordable housing, full gypsy and traveller provision, a full
contribution to the A320 improvement works and land for a community
Committee acknowledged and welcomed many of these elements and
noted the improvements made to the application since its original
submission and thanked the Applicant and Officers for their work
housing occupations were expected by the developer to occur in 2023
and it was estimated that there would in a worst-case scenario be a
maximum of 50 dwellings occupied in advance of the completion of
the A320 improvement scheme in April 2024. SCC considered that
requiring the A320 works to be completed in advance of occupation
would be unreasonable and raised no objection subject to a section
106 obligation and appropriate conditions.
regard to landscaping ,existing planting
boundaries would be retained and
enhanced and loss of any trees would be
mitigated by the proposed substantial new mature tree planting.
Appropriate conditions would be imposed
and details secured in the landscaping plan.
noise from the ...
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