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Reference 16/P/01831
Alternative Reference Not Available
Application Received Mon 05 Sep 2016
Application Validated Mon 05 Sep 2016
Address 4 Jeffries Passage, Guildford, GU1 4AP
Proposal Proposed change of use from office (class use B1) to Escape Room Game premises (use class D2 Leisure and Assembly).
Status Decided
Decision Approve
Decision Issued Date Tue 08 Nov 2016
Appeal Decision Not Available

Further Information

Application Type Full Application
Decision Approve
Actual Decision Level Delegated
Expected Decision Level Delegated
Case Officer Michael Parker
Parish Holy Trinity
Ward Holy Trinity
Applicant Name Mr. Tom Tom Hartnett
Applicant Address Felinfoel Cottage, Hermongers Lane, Rudgwick, Horsham, RH12 3AL
Environmental Assessment Requested No

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Important Dates

Application Received Date Mon 05 Sep 2016
Application Validated Date Mon 05 Sep 2016
Expiry Date Mon 14 Nov 2016
Actual Committee Date Not Available
Latest Neighbour Consultation Date Mon 19 Sep 2016
Neighbour Consultation Expiry Date Fri 14 Oct 2016
Standard Consultation Date Not Available
Standard Consultation Expiry Date Fri 14 Oct 2016
Last Advertised In Press Date Fri 23 Sep 2016
Latest Advertisement Expiry Date Fri 14 Oct 2016
Last Site Notice Posted Date Fri 23 Sep 2016
Latest Site Notice Expiry Date Fri 14 Oct 2016
Statutory Expiry Date Mon 14 Nov 2016
Agreed Expiry Date Mon 14 Nov 2016
Decision Made Date Mon 07 Nov 2016
Decision Issued Date Tue 08 Nov 2016
Permission Expiry Date Not Available
Decision Printed Date Tue 08 Nov 2016
Environmental Impact Assessment Received Not Available
Temporary Permission Expiry Date Not Available

Constraints

Name Constraint Type
General Standards of Development Policy G1 General Standards of Development Proposals will be permitted if they comply with the relevant Local Plan Policies and the following requirements are met: G1 (1) Parking Provision Parking is provided in accordance with the parking policy and parking standards of the plan set out in Chapter 7 and in Appendix 1. G1 (2) Transport Provision, Access, Highway Layout and Capacity Satisfactory access and highway layout is provided and the traffic generated by the development is compatible with the local road network. Appropriate provision has been made for pedestrian, cyclist and public transport facilities. G1 (3) Protection of amenities enjoyed by occupants of buildings The amenities enjoyed by occupants of buildings are protected from unneighbourly development in terms of privacy, access to sunlight and daylight, noise, vibration, pollution, dust and smell. G1 (4) Access for people with disabilities Development to which the public would reasonably have access makes provision for safe and convenient access by people with disabilities. G1 (5) Crime Prevention The design and layout of buildings and surrounding spaces provides for public safety and deters vandalism and crime. G1 (6) Flood Protection Areas of floodplain, identified on the Proposals Map, are safeguarded from development that would increase the risk to people or property from flooding. G1 (7) Land Drainage and Public Utility Infrastructure Adequate land drainage and public utility infrastructure is in place to meet the needs of the development. G1 (8) Light Pollution External lighting is designed to minimise glare and the spillage of light from the sight. G1 (9) Energy Conservation. The design and layout is energy efficient. G1 (10) Conservation of Water Resources. The design, layout and landscaping is efficient in the use of water. G1 (11) Development on or Close to Contaminated Land Where a proposed development is on or close to contaminated land the applicant demonstrates that the site is safe or can be made so through remedial measures. G1 (12) Safeguarding and Enhancement of the landscape and existing natural features Development is designed to safeguard and enhance the characteristic landscape of the locality and existing natural features on the site, such as, hedgerows, trees, watercourses and ponds which are worthy of protection. G1 (13) Mixed Use Where appropriate the development incorporates or maintains an existing mix of land uses and activities where: (a) The uses are mutually compatible; (b) There is no unacceptable disturbance through traffic, noise, pollution or other adverse effects.
Design Code Policy G5 Design Code Development proposals which do not comply with the following design requirements will not be permitted: G5 (1) Context for Design New development respects established street patterns, plot sizes, building lines, topography, established views, landmark buildings, roof treatment, aspect and relationship with other buildings. G5 (2) Scale, Proportion and Form New buildings respect the scale, height and proportions and materials of the surrounding environment. G5 (3) Space Around Buildings Existing spaces of value are respected and new spaces created through development should have an attractive and identifiable character. G5 (4) Street Level Design Buildings and spaces at pedestrian level provide visual interest and a sense of place and identity. G5 (5) Layout The built layout is easily understood by the user and creates areas of identifiable character. G5 (6) Important Public Views and Roofscape Important public views are protected and opportunities to create attractive new views and vistas are provided and encouraged. G5 (7) Materials and Architectural Detailing Materials are of a high standard and harmonise with surrounding buildings. Detailing on new buildings is durable and reinforces the identity and character of an area. G5 (8) Traffic, Parking and Design The visual impact of traffic and associated access and parking is minimised, especially in sensitive locations. G5 (9) Landscaping Design A high standard of landscaping, to include walls, enclosures and paving schemes, as well as trees and other planting is provided to ensure that new development integrates into the existing townscape and landscape. G5 (10) Open Spaces of Value Open spaces, whether public or private, which contribute to the character of an area, in terms of the views they create, the feeling of openness they allow, are protected.
The Setting of Listed Buildings Policy HE4 New Development Which Affects the Setting of a Listed Building Planning permission will not be granted for development that adversely effects the setting of a listed building by virtue of design, proximity or impact on significant views.
Locally Listed Buildings Policy HE6 Locally Listed Buildings In considering applications for development affecting buildings included on the Local List the council will have regard to the effects of the development on the architectural or historic interest of the buildings and its setting.
New Development in Conservation Areas Policy HE7 New Development in Conservation Areas New development should preserve or enhance the character or appearance of the conservation area and an applicant must demonstrate that consideration has been given to: 1 The retention of buildings, groups of buildings, existing street patterns, building lines and ground surfaces and the impact on significant open spaces; 2 The retention of architectural features such as walls and shop fronts and other features which contribute to the character of an area; 3 The impact of development on the townscape and roofscape of the conservation area; 4 The need to apply a consistently high standard of design and the use of good quality materials; 5 The need to ensure the protection of trees which contribute to the character and appearance of the conservation area; and, 6 The need or scope to remove unsightly and inappropriate features or details.
Provision of New Community Facilities Policy CF1 Provision of New Community Facilities Planning permission will be granted for the development, expansion or change of use of premises for community facilities in urban areas or identified settlements provided that: 1 The proposed use would not detract from the character and appearance of the property and surrounding area; 2 The site is accessible, or can be made accessible, by public transport; 3 The proposed use would not prejudice the amenities of the occupiers of adjoining properties.
Safeguarding existing & Alloc. Business Policy E3 Safeguarding Existing and Allocated Business, Industrial and Warehousing Land The loss of business, industrial and warehousing premises to other non employment uses will not be permitted unless: 1 The retention of the site or premises has been explored fully without success; or 2 The land or premises are unsuitably located in terms of its impact on the environment, levels of traffic movement, its accessibity to public transport and its link with the infrastructure, and its impact on the amenity of the area or adjoining occupiers. And there is existing suitably located land or premises either on the market or with outstanding planning permission, for any displaced firms.

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