|Conditions or Reasons:|
The development hereby permitted shall begin not later than three years from the date of this permission.|
Reason: To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out except in complete accordance with the details shown on the submitted plans, numbers 60627006-B001-LAN-0001 rev P1; 60627006-B001-LAN-1001 rev P2; 60627006-B001-LAN-1002 rev P2; 60627006-B001-LAN-1003 rev P3; 60627006-B001-LAN-1004-01 rev P1; 60627006-B001-LAN-1005-01 rev P1; 60627006-B001-1300-01 rev 4; 60627006-B001-1300-02 rev 4; 60627006-B001-1400-01 rev 3; 60627006-B001-1500-01 rev C; 60627006-B001-1500-02 rev C; 60627006-B001-LOC-01 rev 3; 60627006-B001-100-01 rev G; 60627006-B001-500-SHT-01 rev 1; 60627006-B001-500-SHT-02 rev 1; 60627006-B001-6001-01 rev P2|
Reason: To identify the approved plan/s and to avoid doubt.
The development hereby permitted shall be undertaken in full accordance with the Councils adopted Construction Code of Practice for Developers and Contractors https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/info/44/planning/674/codes_of_practice_for_planning.|
Reason: In order to minimise the impact of construction work on the amenities of nearby residential properties (Section 12, NPPF)
The development hereby permitted shall be undertaken in full accordance with the Councils adopted Environmental Code of Practice https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/info/44/planning/674/codes_of_practice_for_planning/3|
Reason: In order to minimise the impact of development on existing trees, landscape features and biodiversity (Section 15, NPPF)
All existing onsite buildings and other structures shall be demolished, and all resultant detritus completely removed from the site prior to the commencement of building works.|
Reason: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.
(Section 12, NPPF)
The development hereby approved shall be completed in full accordance with the document titled "Materials Schedule Revision P1", dated March 2021|
Reason: To control the appearance of the development in the interests of the visual amenities of the locality.
(Section 12, NPPF)
The planting, hard and soft landscaping scheme shown on Plan Nos. 60627006-B001-LAN-1002 rev P2 and 60627006-B001-LAN-1003 rev P3, shall be implemented by the end of the full planting season immediately following the completion of the development (a full planting season shall mean the period from October to March). The trees, shrubs and grass shall subsequently be maintained for a period of five years from the date of planting and any which die or are destroyed during this period shall be replaced during the next planting season with others of a similar size and species.|
Reason: To ensure an acceptable standard of landscaping and visual amenity across the site. (Policy DM3 CSDMP and Sections 12 & 15, NPPF)
The development hereby approved shall not be brought into use until the final details of the scheme for public art has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved Public Art Scheme shall be implemented in full prior to the development being brought into use and shall be retained thereafter for the lifetime of the development unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. |
Reason: In the interests of visual amenity, promoting local distinctiveness and creating a sense of place, in accordance with Policy DM3 CSDMP and Chapter 12 of the NPPF
The development hereby approved shall not be brought into use until the scheme for the provision of CCTV as detailed on plan no. 60627006-B001-1500-01 rev C has been implemented in full. In addition the development shall not be brought into use until a CCTV management and maintenance scheme has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved scheme shall be retained thereafter for the lifetime of the development. |
Reason: To reduce the risk of crime, disorder and fear of crime in accordance with paragraph 127 of the NPPF
No development shall commence above ground level until a scheme (based on current government policy/guidance at the time of submission) for the provision of electric charging points has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The charging points shall be provided in accordance with the approved scheme. |
Reason: To ensure the development protects and exploits opportunities for the use of sustainable transport modes for the movement of people in accordance with paragraph 110 e) of the National Planning Policy Framework 2019.
A scheme for the erection of signage to deter Bus Drivers from leaving engines idling at the bus interchange when not in service i.e. in the process of dropping off or picking up passengers shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before the use hereby permitted comes into operation. The approved scheme shall be implemented in full accordance with the approved details before first use and retained thereafter. |
Reason: To protect the amenity of neighbouring residents from unnecessary bus engine noise impacts
No above ground development shall take place until a scheme for protecting nearby residential dwellings and ecological habitats within the adjacent land at Biggleswade Station, from artificial light impacts has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The scheme shall take account of the recommendations identified in the Lighting Design Considerations report ref: B001.017-REP-1301 dated 12th August 2020. The bus interchange shall not be brought into first use until such a scheme has been implemented in accordance with the approved details, and it shall be retained in accordance with those details thereafter.|
Reason: To protect the amenity of neighbouring residential occupiers
No development approved by this permission shall take place until a Phase 2 site investigation has been undertaken and a detailed report of the findings submitted, in accordance with the recommendations of the AECOM Phase I Desktop Survey report dated August 2020, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Where found to be necessary by the phase 2 report a remediation strategy to deal with the risks associated with contamination of the site shall also be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The remediation strategy shall include an options appraisal giving full details of the remediation measures required and how they are to be undertaken. The strategy shall include a plan providing details of how the remediation works shall be judged to be complete and arrangements for contingency action.|
Reason: To protect human health and the environment
Prior to first operational use of the bus interchange hereby approved a validation report shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority to demonstrate the effectiveness of any agreed Remediation Strategy as required by Condition 13 of this permission. Any such validation shall include responses to any unexpected contamination discovered during works. |
Reason: To protect human health and the environment
The development hereby approved shall not commence until a scheme for surface water drainage has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This shall include evidence of sufficient soakage rate to allow the development to discharge to the existing drainage. Infiltration systems shall only be used where it can be demonstrated that they will not pose a risk to groundwater quality. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved scheme for surface water drainage.|
Reason: To ensure the approved system will function to a satisfactory minimum standard of operation and maintenance and prevent the increased risk of flooding both on and off site, in accordance with para 163 and 165 of the NPPF and its supporting technical guidance. To protect human health and prevent the pollution of controlled waters from potential pollutants associated with current and previous land uses in line with National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), paragraphs 170, 178, 179 and Environment Agency Groundwater Protection Position Statements
Before the development is brought into use, the proposed development shall be carried out and completed in all respects in accordance with the access siting and layout illustrated on the approved plan No. 6062706-B001-100-01 or 60627006-B001-LAN-1001 and defined by this permission and, notwithstanding the provision of the Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order 1995, (or any Order revoking or re-enacting that Order) there shall be no variation without the prior approval in writing of the Local Planning Authority.|
Reason: To ensure that the development of the site is completed insofar as its various parts are interrelated and dependent one upon another and to provide adequate and appropriate access arrangements at all times
Visibility splay shall be provided at the junction of the access with the public highway before the development is brought into use. The minimum dimensions to provide the required splay line shall be 2.4m measured along the centre line of the proposed access from its junction with the channel of the public highway and 43m measured from the centre line of the proposed access along the line of the channel of the public highway to the northern side of the access on Station Road. The required vision splays shall for the perpetuity of the development remain free of any obstruction to visibility.|
Reason: To provide adequate visibility between the existing highway and the proposed access(es), and to make the access(es) safe and convenient for the traffic which is likely to use it (them)
Prior to the commencement of development, full details of the position, layout and design of the proposed Zebra Crossing to serve the development, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details thereby approved shall be implemented in full accordance with the approved plans and shall be fully operational before the development hereby permitted is first brought in to operation. |
Reason: To provide adequate crossing points and to ensure highway and pedestrian safety
Notwithstanding the details shown, development shall not begin until details of the Station Road/Saffron Road/Palace Road junction, the Zebra crossing and uncontrolled pedestrian crossing points have been assessed though a Road Safety Audit, the scheme shall not brought into operation until any actions raised by the Road Safety Audit have been completed in accordance with the approved recommendations.|
Reason: In order to minimise danger, obstruction and inconvenience to users of the highway and the premises
Full details of the design, appearance and materials of the bus shelters to be installed in the development, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The bus shelters thereby approved shall be installed in full accordance with the approved details before the Bus Interchange hereby permitted comes into first operation. |
Reason: To ensure a satisfactory standard of design.