Applications making the headlines
Below are recent planning applications and submissions received by Staffordshire County Council for determination and recent decisions that may be of particular public interest.
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Whiston Hall Golf Club, Black Lane, Whiston (ref. SM.19/07/1141 W)
Whiston Golf Club Ltd have submitted a planning application for the remodelling of existing golf course to improve on-site water management, accessibility and player safety through the importation of engineering materials to regrade and re-profile part of the existing golf course, with the construction of new attenuation and irrigation ponds, erection of an associated pump house and proposed landscaping and tree planting.
Mr Steve Beaumont has submitted an application for a temporary Waste Recycling Facility to process previously fly-tipped baled wastes to facilitate its removal and the remediation of land.
Units 40-46 Mariner, Lichfield Road Industrial Estate, Tamworth (ref. T.19/02/928 W)
Stericycle have submitted a planning application for a change of use of existing industrial building to use as a healthcare waste treatment plant and transfer site and associated works.
Tarmac Aggregates Limited have submitted a planning application to vary (not comply with) Conditions 11 (the quantity of exported sand and gravel), 12 (the quantity of imported inert restoration material), 24 (the operating hours) and 38 (the number of HGV movements) of planning permission L.14/03/817 MW.
Tarmac Aggregates Limited and Cemex UK have submitted a planning application to vary (not to comply with) conditions 17 (hours of working), 19 (quantity of exported sand and gravel) and 20 (limits on HGV movements) of planning permission L.15/04/805-808 MW.
British Gypsum Ltd have submitted a planning application for a southern extension to Fauld Mine to extract gypsum and anhydrite beneath land to the east of Newchurch, including consolidation of the existing planning permissions (ref. ES.10/04/504 M, ES.13/05/504 M, ES.13/06/504 M, ES.13/07/504 M and ES.13/08/504 M) and an extension to the time limit for mineral extraction until 31 August 2038.
The Environmental Statement (ES) is available on the Planning Application Register. Copies of the ES can be obtained from Jen Saunders, British Gypsum, Geological and Mining Services, East Leake, Loughborough, LE12 6JQ.
West Midlands Rail Freight Interchange Consultation.
An application by Four Ashes Limited for an Order Granting Development Consent for the West Midlands Interchange has been made to the Planning Inspectorate under the Planning Act 2008 (Nationally significant infrastructure projects). As part of the application procedure there is a duty to consult the local community including local authorities. Responses made by the County Council are available to view separately (our ref: TR050005 OC).
Western extension to Barton Quarry (ref. ES.17/11/502 M)
Hanson Quarry Products Europe Ltd have submitted a planning application for western extension to Barton Quarry between A38 road and railway line to extract 6.3 million tonnes of sand and gravel over a period of 10 years and to restore the site to landscaped water areas with biodiversity, landscape and flood alleviation benefits.
The operator would continue to use the existing processing plant and access.
Seisdon Quarry, Ebstree Road, Seisdon (ref. SS.19/02/627 M)
JPE Holdings Limited have submitted a planning application to vary conditions 3, 8 and 11 of planning permission SS.18/08/627 M relating to an extension of time for working operations to 30 November 2019 so as to 1) allow continued export of stockpiled sand and gravel; and 2) the import of restoration materials subject to the prior approval of the Mineral Planning Authority.
4 October 2019 - Planning Committee accepted the recommendation to permit subject to conditions.
NRS Waste Care Limited have submitted a planning application for extraction of mineral within the woodland area at Saredon Quarry and an additional area outside the woodland that was omitted from the original application and subsequent restoration by infilling with inert waste or inert material.
4 June 2019 - planning permission was granted.