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									        PLEASE NOTE – THIS IS A COPY OF THE ORIGINAL DECISION LETTER

your reference     K01-004 738258
 our reference     BC/CC/2006/50
please ask for     Melissa Jones
     direct line   01234 228589
             fax   01234 228656
         e-mail    dpcgroup@bedscc.gov.uk
           date    26th March 2007



         Mouchel Parkman                                                  Please reply to:
         PO Box 10                                                        Melissa Jones
         The Merton Centre
         45 St Peter’s Street
         Bedford
         MK40 2ZA

         FAO Bernie Fraser

        Dear Sir

        Town and Country Planning Act 1990
        Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992
        Proposal: Extension to create Sure Start Unit, communal entrance area and
        associated car parking.
        Site Address: Balliol Lower School , Balliol Road, Kempston, Bedford

        I write to inform you that on 1st March 2007 planning permission was granted by the
        County Council for an Extension to create a Sure Start Centre, communal entrance area
        and associated car parking, at Balliol Lower School , Balliol Road, Kempston, Bedford
        as indicated on drawings numbered BC/CC/2006/50/6a & 7 (Mouchelparkman dwg. nos.
        K01-004 738258 2001E & 2002) subject to the following conditions:

              1. The development hereby permitted shall begin within 3 years of the date of this
                 permission.

              2. The permission shall only extend to the application as amended by the plan
                 submitted on 23/02/07.

              3. The external finish of the extension hereby permitted shall match as closely as
                 possible that of the main school building and particulars of the materials to be
                 used for the external walls, roof, windows, and doors shall be submitted to and
                 approved in writing by the County Planning Authority before development
                 commences.

              4. Before development commences details of the design, materials and colours of
                 all canopies to be attached to the Sure Start Centre hereby approved shall be
                 submitted to and approved in writing by the County Planning Authority.

              5. Before development commences details of the design, height and colour of all
                 fencing and gates to be erected shall be submitted to and approved in writing by
                 the County Planning Authority.

              6. Before development commences details of foul and surface water drainage shall
                 be submitted to and approved in writing by the County Planning Authority.




                   Bedfordshire County Council, County Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford MK42 9AP
                               Tel: 01234 363222 Website: www.bedfordshire.gov.uk
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   7. Before development commences details of the measures proposed to identify the
      car parking spaces for the Sure Start Centre shall be submitted to and approved
      in writing by the County Planning Authority. The measures approved shall then
      be implemented before the use of the building hereby approved is commenced.

   8. No development shall take place until a detailed scheme of landscaping has
      been submitted to and approved in writing by the County Planning Authority. All
      planting hereby approved shall be carried out to the satisfaction of the County
      Planning Authority by a date not later than the end of the first full planting season
      immediately following the completion of the development. Thereafter the planting
      shall be adequately maintained for a period of five years from the date of
      planting, and any that die or are seriously damaged during this period shall be
      replaced and maintained until satisfactorily established.

   9. External loudspeakers or other amplifying equipment shall not be used on the
      site.


   10. No floodlighting or illumination of the development hereby permitted shall be
       installed except in accordance with a scheme to be submitted to and approved in
       writing by the County Planning Authority.

   11. Before development commences details of the buggy parking store shall be
       submitted to and approved in writing by the County Planning Authority.

   12. Before development commences details of secure cycle parking shall be
       submitted to and approved in writing by the County Planning Authority. The
       secure cycle parking approved shall then be proved before the use of the
       building hereby approved is commenced.
   13. Within four months of the opening of the Sure Start Centre hereby approved, a
       Travel Plan shall be prepared and submitted to and approved by the County
       Planning Authority. The plan shall contain details of:

                                plans for the establishment of a working group involving
                                the School, the Sure Start Centre, the Pre School,
                                parents and representatives of the local community,

                                pupil travel patterns and barriers to sustainable travel,

                                measures to reduce car use,

                                an action plan detailing targets and a timetable for
                                implementing appropriate measures, that may include
                                access protection markings to address any displaced
                                parking that may occur on Balliol Road as a result of the
                                development, and plans for annual monitoring and
                                review for 5 years.
       There shall be an annual review of the Travel Plan (for a period of 5 years from
       the date of approval of the Plan) to monitor progress in meeting the targets for
       reducing car journeys generated by the proposal and this shall be submitted to
       and approved by the County Planning Authority.

   14. The car parking spaces hereby permitted shall be surfaced in tarmacadam or
      other suitable durable material to the satisfaction of the County Planning
      Authority and marked out in accordance with the parking layout on the approved
      plan.




      Bedfordshire County Council, County Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford MK42 9AP
                  Tel: 01234 363222 Website: www.bedfordshire.gov.uk
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    15. During the construction period the developer shall ensure that the road adjacent
        to the development site is regularly cleaned and cleared of mud and maintained
        in a reasonable condition to the satisfaction of the County Planning Authority.

    16. Development shall not begin until details of schemes for the provision of:

                             •   a guard rail along the edge of the footway in Balliol
                                 Road opposite the location of the new pedestrian
                                 access to Balliol Lower School site hereby approved,

                             •   an extension to the yellow zig zag lines on the highway
                                 at the front of Balliol Lower School, (in accordance with
                                 the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions
                                 2002 to ensure that appropriate visibility in the vicinity of
                                 the access is maintained),

     have been submitted to and approved in writing by the County Planning Authority.
     The pedestrian access shall not be brought into use until the guard rail and
     extended yellow zig zag lines on the highway have been provided in accordance
     with the approved details.


Reasons:

   1. In accordance with Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act
       2004, to prevent the accumulation of unimplemented planning permissions.


   3. To ensure that the development hereby permitted is in keeping with the existing
      building. (Ref: Structure Plan Policy 1(x) and 10(iii) and Bedford Borough Local
      Plan Local Plan Policies BE29 & 30)

   4. To safeguard visual amenities (Ref: Structure Plan Policy 10 and Bedford Borough
      Local Plan BE29 & 30)

   5. To safeguard visual amenities (Ref: Structure Plan Policy 10 and Bedford Borough
      Local Plan Policies BE29 & 30)

   6. To ensure satisfactory drainage of the site. (Ref. Structure Plan Policy 1(i) & 3).

   7. To ensure that the car parking spaces for use by visitors to the Sure Start Centre
      are satisfactorily marked.

   8. To safeguard visual amenities (Ref: Structure Plan Policy 10 and Bedford Borough
      Local Plan Policies BE29 & 30)

   9. & 10. To safeguard residential amenities (Ref: and Bedford Borough Local Plan
       Policies BE29 & 30)

   11. To safeguard visual amenities and to ensure suitable buggy parking is provided
       (Ref: Structure Plan Policy 10 and Bedford Borough Local Plan Policies BE 29 &
       30)

   12. To ensure suitable secure parking is available for bicycles in the interests of
       sustainable travel (Ref. Structure Plan Policy 37(ii)).

   13. To encourage sustainable forms of transport (Ref: Structure Plan Policy 37 (iii))



       Bedfordshire County Council, County Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford MK42 9AP
                   Tel: 01234 363222 Website: www.bedfordshire.gov.uk
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   14, 15 &16. In the interests of highway safety (Ref: Structure Plan Policy 37 (iv))


In accordance with Article 5 of the Town & Country Planning (General Development
Procedure) (England) (Amendment) Order 2003, the decision to grant planning
permission has been taken having regard to the policies and proposals of the
Development Plan set out below and to all relevant material considerations (including
supplementary planning guidance) referred to in the committee report:

Bedfordshire Structure Plan 2011
Policy1(x), 3,10 (iii)m 37 (ii) , (iv)

Bedford Borough Local Plan 2004
Policy BE29 & 30,

For further information on the decision please see the application report which is available
for inspection together with all other background papers by prior arrangement at
Bedfordshire County Council.


Yours faithfully




Melissa Jones
Planning Officer
For the Development Planning and Control Manager




         Bedfordshire County Council, County Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford MK42 9AP
                     Tel: 01234 363222 Website: www.bedfordshire.gov.uk

								
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