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Reference 21/P/00573
Alternative Reference PP-09618711
Application Received Tue 16 Mar 2021
Application Validated Tue 16 Mar 2021
Address 40 White Lion Walk, Guildford, GU1 3DW
Proposal Refurbishment of the shopping centre to include updated elevations on the North Street and High Street frontages, internal alterations including removal of the central lifts and escalators and infilling of a void at first floor level, use of the first floor for office space (Use Class E(g)(i)) and use of Unit 12 on the ground floor for office use (Use Class E(g)(i))
Status Decided
Decision Approve
Decision Issued Date Tue 14 Sep 2021
Appeal Decision Not Available

Further Information

Application Type Full Application
Decision Approve
Actual Decision Level Delegated
Expected Decision Level Delegated
Case Officer Margarita Romanovich
Parish Holy Trinity
Ward Holy Trinity
Applicant Name Mr A. Andrew Foulds
Agent Name Mr P. Peter Keenan
Agent Company Name Q+A Planning Ltd
Agent Address One Mortimer Street (Second Floor), London, W1T 3JA
Environmental Assessment Requested No

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Important Dates

Application Received Date Tue 16 Mar 2021
Application Validated Date Tue 16 Mar 2021
Expiry Date Wed 15 Sep 2021
Actual Committee Date Not Available
Latest Neighbour Consultation Date Fri 09 Apr 2021
Neighbour Consultation Expiry Date Fri 07 May 2021
Standard Consultation Date Not Available
Standard Consultation Expiry Date Fri 07 May 2021
Last Advertised In Press Date Fri 16 Apr 2021
Latest Advertisement Expiry Date Fri 07 May 2021
Last Site Notice Posted Date Fri 16 Apr 2021
Latest Site Notice Expiry Date Fri 07 May 2021
Internal Target Date Wed 15 Sep 2021
Agreed Expiry Date Wed 15 Sep 2021
Decision Made Date Mon 13 Sep 2021
Decision Issued Date Tue 14 Sep 2021
Permission Expiry Date Not Available
Decision Printed Date Tue 14 Sep 2021
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.
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.

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