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The planning application for the plant will be submitted to Stockton Council early in the New Year and the consultation exercise will run until 3rd January. Anyone wanting to view the exhibition on line can go to; http://www.resultscommunications.co.uk/consultations/01%20Teesside%20Renewable%20Energy%20Plant_031213.pdf.
Prism Planning are coordinating a multidisciplinary team of development professionals to ensure that the planning application is both comprehensive and easily understood.
Watch this space for more exiting news of this £160 million project.
Planning consent has been granted for the demolition of the former King Oswy Public House and its replacement with a new foodstore. The decision was made by members of Hartlepool Planning Committee on 3rd April.
The current public house has been closed for some time and despite attempts to market the site as a going concern, no buyer wanting to operate the pub came forward.
Seneca Developments propose to demolish the existing structure and build a new single storey food and convenience store on the site providing around 4,700ft of new retail floorspace.
Prism Planning provided the planning support for the project, carrying out the public consultation on the project as well as preparing and submitting the application. This included a sequential search to justify the site selection. The scheme was designed by Andy Riley, a well respected local architect.
We wish Neil and the Seneca team all the very best in tackling this project which will provide a welcome boost to services in the area.
Hartlepool Borough Council has published the last draft of its Core Strategy which will shape the future of planning in the Borough.
The Core Strategy sets out the main planning framework for the Borough for the next 15 years and has been drawn up following extensive public consultation over the past two years.
Consultation on the draft will run for the last time, from Monday 13th February to Monday 26th March. If you have any comments to make, or want to know more about the impact of the documents on you, get in touch with us today.
The headlines of the documents include:
- Allowing up to 5,400 new homes to be built over the next 15 years.
- Achieving this growth within the existing urban area as well as through a major new residential development to the south-west of the town and a smaller, limited area of new housing at Upper Warren.
- Earmarking Wynyard for further executive housing and prestigious business development and Elwick and Hart for small scale housing schemes.
- The creation of green spaces across the borough, including in Golden Flatts and in the new residential development in the south-west and the retention of the green areas which give a strategic gap between the town and Hart and Greatham.
- Promoting tourism and leisure developments, particularly at the marina, Seaton Carew and on the Headland.
- Policies to protect and enhance the town centre area and to support the creation of an innovation and skills quarter.
- Promoting the port, Oakesway Industrial Estate and the Southern Business Zone for business, recognising the town’s three new Enterprise Zones and safeguarding land for a new nuclear power station.
Following the conclusion of consultations, the draft Core Strategy will be examined at a public hearing by a Government Planning Inspector, ensuring that the document is realistic in its aims, the Inspector will also consider any comments made during the final consultation.
You may have seen in our recent newsletter that we received some press coverage for our public consultation event at Allens West. A public consultation is a chance for plans to go on show for a proposed project which has not yet gone to planning committee. Local residents can come along to the event, usually held all day with no booking required, and speak to our team of planners about what exactly is involved in the development.
Speaking to the public about proposed planning applications is something we value at Prism and take great pride in. We try to never submit a major application without ensuring that everyone is as informed as they can possibly be – because without all the information, you can’t make an informed decision!
Often a well attended consultation gives us a feel for what the general opinion is of the plans, and what aspects we may need to reassure people on. After speaking to our planning team and looking over detailed plans people feel ‘in the loop’ and assured that our plans have their best interests at heart.
Prism like talking to you, and if you need to talk to us about a planning issue you have please call 01325 345 960.