Agenda item

Application No 18/00038/FUL - Chadwick Mews, Bracknell

Section 73 application to amend condition 01 (approved drawings) of planning permission 09/00378/REM to allow removal of leylandii cypress tree screen between Chadwick Mews and The Green and replacement planting.

Minutes:

Section 73 application to amend condition 01 (approved drawings) of 01 of reserved matters approval 09/00378/REM to allow removal of leylandii cypress tree screen between Chadwick Mews and The Green and replacement planting.

 

The Committee noted:

 

·         The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.

·         The comments of Bracknell Town Council recommending refusal as detailed in the agenda papers.

·         The seven letters of support have been received from residents of Chadwick Mews as summarised in the agenda papers.

·         Eight letters of objection have been received from residents of The Green as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

RESOLVED that, subject to the receipt of a bat survey before determination, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

01.          Other than the 39 Leyland Cypress trees whose removal is hereby permitted, no other tree, hedgerow or group of shrubs shown to be retained on approved plans shall be cut down, uprooted or destroyed.

 

The 39 Leyland Cypress trees shall not be felled until details of replacement planting have been submitted to and agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall include a long term post planting maintenance schedule.

 

The replacement planting shall be carried out and completed in full accordance with the approved details in the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) to the felling of the 39 Leyland Cypress trees.

 

All trees and other plants included within the approved details of replacement planting shall be healthy, well formed specimens of a minimum quality that is compatible with British Standard 3936:1992 (Part 1) 'Specifications For Trees & Shrubs' and British Standard 4043 (where applicable) or any subsequent revision.  Any trees or other plants which die, are removed, uprooted, are significantly damaged, become diseased or deformed, shall be replaced during the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) with others of the same size, species and quality as approved.

 

REASON: In the interests of good landscape design and the visual amenity of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN2 and EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

02.  No development shall take place until (i) a survey for the presence of bats of all trees at the site that are proposed to be felled has been carried out and submitted to the Local Planning Authority; and (ii) either the Local Planning Authority has agreed that no relocation of bats is necessary, or that the relocation of bats has been achieved in accordance with proposals previously submitted in writing to, and agreed by, the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: In the interests of nature conservation.

[Relevant Plans and Policies: BFBLP EN3, CSDPD CS1, CS7]

 

 

03.  No tree felling shall take place during the main bird-nesting period of 1st March to 31st August inclusive, unless a nesting bird check undertaken by a suitably qualified ecologist has confirmed that the area is clear of active nests and this has been agreed by the Local Planning Authority in writing.

REASON: In the interests of nature conservation

[Relevant Plans and Policies: BFBLP EN3, CSDPD CS1, CS7]

 

 

 

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