Agenda item

Planning Application - EFP/1465/20 Davenant Foundation School, Chester Road, Loughton IG10 2LD

To consider the attached report for the replacement of existing temporary classrooms with permanent standalone block.







Davenant Foundation School

Chester Road


IG10 2LD






Loughton Broadway




Replacement of existing temporary classrooms with permanent standalone block.



Grant Permission (With Conditions)


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The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.



The development hereby permitted shall be carried out and retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plans: DAVEN-IWD-XX-00-DR-A-2200 Rev P1 and 2400 Rev P1, and DAVEN-IWD-XX-XX-DR-A- 2000 Rev P1, 2200 Rev P1, 2500 Rev P1, 2502 Rev P1 and 2503 Rev P1



Prior to the commencement of the development, details of flood mitigation measures to the building to protect against surface water flood risk shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The works as agreed shall be fully incorporated into the development prior to the first use of the building.



No development, including works of demolition or site clearance, shall take place until a Tree Protection Plan, Arboricultural Method Statement and site monitoring schedule in accordance with BS:5837:2012 (Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction - Recommendations) has been submitted to the Local Planning Authority and approved in writing. The development shall be carried out only in accordance with the approved documents unless the Local Planning Authority gives its written consent to any variation.



The development be carried out in accordance with the specifications detailed in the Drainage Layout sheet 1 and 2 (Revision P1) DAVEN IWD XX XX DR C 6000and DAVEN IWD XX XX DR C 6001 submitted with the application unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.




The proposed use of this site has been identified as being particularly vulnerable if land contamination is present, despite no specific former potentially contaminating uses having been identified for this site. Should any discoloured or odorous soils be encountered during development works or should any hazardous materials or significant quantities of non-soil forming materials be found, then all development works should be stopped, the local planning authority contacted and a scheme to investigate the risks and/or the adoption of any required remedial measures be submitted to, agreed and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to the recommencement of development works. In such instances, following the completion of development works and prior to the first occupation of the site, sufficient information must be submitted to demonstrate that any required remedial measures were satisfactorily implemented or confirmation provided that no unexpected contamination was encountered.



If any tree, shrub or hedge shown to be retained in the submitted Arboricultural reports is removed, uprooted or destroyed, dies, or becomes severely damaged or diseased during development activities or within 3 years of the completion of the development, another tree, shrub or hedge of the same size and species shall be planted within 3 months at the same place, unless the Local Planning Authority gives its written consent to any variation. If within a period of five years from the date of planting any replacement tree, shrub or hedge is removed, uprooted or destroyed, or dies or becomes seriously damaged or defective another tree, shrub or hedge of the same species and size as that originally planted shall, within 3 months, be planted at the same place.



No deliveries, external running of plant and equipment or demolition and construction works, other than internal works not audible outside the site boundary, shall take place on the site other than between the hours of 07:30 to 18:00 on Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 13:00 on Saturday and not at all on Sundays, Public or Bank Holidays without the prior written permission of the Local Planning Authority.



Wheel washing or other cleaning facilities for vehicles leaving the site during construction works shall be installed and utilised to clean vehicles immediately before leaving the site. Any mud or other material deposited on nearby roads as a result of the development shall be removed.



The demolition of the existing buildings shown on the approved plans as being removed, and the construction of the car parking area in the same area, shall be carried out as a single operation with the construction of the building hereby approved such that the use of the new parking area commences within one month of the new building being first bought into use.



Notwithstanding any details on the approved plans, the lower half of all windows in the south-west facing elevation of the building (Elevation C) shall be fitted with obscure glass with a minimum privacy level 3 obscurity, prior to the building hereby permitted being first bought into use. Once installed the obscure glass shall be retained thereafter.



No external lighting shall be fixed to any elevation of the building hereby approved without prior consent from the Local Planning Authority.


The building hereby approved shall not be used outside the hours of 08.00 and 17.00 Monday to Friday and at no time during weekends or during holidays observed by the school




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