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Application Details
Application number SMD/2018/0141 Application type Full Planning - Large scale MAJOR apps
Site address Alton Towers, Farley Lane, Farley, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB Proposal 102 accommodation pods, shower and toilet facility building entrance feature, hard and soft landscaping and parking and drainage works.
Applicant name

Merlin Attractions Operations Limited (Alton Towers Resort)
Agent name Miss Maddie Lane

Lichfields
Applicant address Agent address 14, All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
Application status FULL-APP
Received date 28/02/2018 Valid date 01/03/2018
Fee due 9240.00 Fee paid 9240.00
Determination required date 31/05/2018 Agreed extended date 12/07/2018
Case Officer Jane Curley
Start of Public Consultation period 07/03/2018 End of Public Consultation period 11/06/2018
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Planning Committee Committee date 05/07/2018
Decision Planning Permission - Approved Decision Date 12/07/2018
Temp permission expiry date Permission expiry date 11/07/2021
Legal Obligation ref.

Consultations
Name Address
Farley Parish Council 74, Folly Lane, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 7DA
Alton Parish Council 16 Villa Road, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7EA
SMDC Waste (Operational Services) LEEK
Farley Parish Council 74, Folly Lane, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 7DA
Cllr Arthur Forrester Alton Ward,
SMDC Ecology / PROW
SMDC Trees
SMDC Environmental Health Environmental Health,
Heritage England The Axis, 8th Floor East Wing, 10, Holliday Street, Birmingham, B1 1TG
Alton Parish Council 16 Villa Road, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7EA
SMDC Conservation Conservation Officer, Town Hall, Buxton,
SMDC Regneration - Planning Policy Moorlands House, Leek,
SMDC Regeneration - Economic Development Moorlands House, Leek,
SMDC Operational Services (Parks/Open Space/Hort)
SMDC Operational Services (Leisure / Recreation)
Severn Trent Water Ltd Network Development, Regis Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8RU
SCC (Planning) Staffordshire County Council, Planning Development Control, Stafford,
SCC (Flood Risk Management) Staffordshire County Council, Flood Team,
SCC (Highways) C/o Staffordshire County Council, 3rd Floor, 1Staffordshire Place, Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street, ST16 2DH
SCC (Archaeolgy / Historic Environment) Staffordshire County Council, Environmental Team Historic Environment,

Attachments - Click the Description to view the attachment in a new window.
Date Description
07/03/2018 373_99_1 Key Plan
07/03/2018 373_99_2 ATR VillagePh2 Site Extg in Context
07/03/2018 373_99_3 ATR Pods Constraints in Context
07/03/2018 373_99_4 ATR VillagePh2 Site Extg
07/03/2018 373_99_5 ATR Pods Constraints
07/03/2018 373_99_6 ATR Pods Site Plan Proposed.
07/03/2018 373_99_8 ATR VillagePh2 Car Park Plan Extg
07/03/2018 373_99_9 ATR Pods Car Park Plan Prop
07/03/2018 373-89-16 Site Sections AA BB CC DD Existing
07/03/2018 373-89-17 Site Sections AA BB CC DD Proposed
07/03/2018 373-89-18 Site Sections EE FF GG HH Existing
07/03/2018 373-89-19 Site Sections EE FF GG HH Proposed
07/03/2018 1386_1.20_001_ATR Pods_Area Schedule_REV_B
07/03/2018 Design Access Statement_Feb 18_ Part 1 of 2
07/03/2018 Design Access Statement_Feb 18_ Part 2 of 2
07/03/2018 Operational Assumptions Document 22.02.18
07/03/2018 Arboricultural Survey and Report - 28.02.2018 Part 1
07/03/2018 Arboricultural Survey and Report - 28.02.2018 Part 2
07/03/2018 Arboricultural Survey and Report - 28.02.2018 Part 3
07/03/2018 Archaeological Impact Letter
07/03/2018 ATR Lodges Phase 2 HIA Report Part 1 (extant permission ref. SMD_2016_0040) - 05.01.2016
07/03/2018 ATR Lodges Phase 2 HIA Report Part 2 (extant permission ref. SMD_2016_0040) - 05.01.2016
07/03/2018 ATR Lodges Phase 2 HIA Report Part 3 (extant permission ref. SMD_2016_0040) - 05.01.2016
07/03/2018 ATR Lodges Phase 2 Noise Assessment Report
07/03/2018 Ecological Assessment
07/03/2018 Flood Risk and Drainage Assessment Part 1
07/03/2018 Flood Risk and Drainage Assessment Part 2
07/03/2018 Flood Risk and Drainage Assessment Part 3
07/03/2018 Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment
07/03/2018 Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (Appendices) - 27.02.2018 Part 1
07/03/2018 Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (Appendices) - 27.02.2018 Part 2
07/03/2018 Noise Assessment
07/03/2018 Pods and Associated Buildings Plans and Elevations
07/03/2018 Covering Letter
07/03/2018 Sustainability Report
07/03/2018 Transport Assessment
07/03/2018 Application Form
20/03/2018 Consultation Response SCC Planning
08/03/2018 Consultation Response SMDC Waste
20/03/2018 Consultation response Severn Trent
21/03/2018 Consultation Response Farley Parish Clerk
04/05/2018 373_99_6 Pods Proposed amended
26/03/2018 consultation response staffs county council flood risk team
29/03/2018 public comment j dale
10/04/2018 consultation response alton parish council
16/04/2018 Consultation response Highways
17/04/2018 consultation response staffscc right of way
23/04/2018 Consultation Response Ecology Advice
04/05/2018 373_99_3 Pods Constraints in Context amended
04/05/2018 373_99_5 Pods Constraints amended
04/05/2018 373_99_9 Pods Car Park Proposed amended
04/05/2018 373-89-17 Site Sections AA BB CC DD Proposed amended
04/05/2018 373-89-19 Site Sections EE FF GG HH Proposed amended
04/05/2018 03224 - Accommodation Pods - Plans and Elevations (1_20) - Rev A - 02.05.2018 amended
04/05/2018 Arboricultural Survey and Report for ATR Village Phase 2 - April 2018 amended
04/05/2018 Covering Letter
04/05/2018 03224 - Facilities Block - Elevations (1_50) amended
04/05/2018 03224 - Facilities Block - Plans (1_50) amended
04/05/2018 03224 - Themed Feature Entrance (Maximum Extent) - Elevations (1_100) - Rev A amended
04/05/2018 03224 - Tipis - Plan and Elevation (1_50) - Rev A amended
04/05/2018 Amended LVIA Appendices - Revised (Updated on 02.05.2018)_Part 1
04/05/2018 Amended LVIA Appendices - Revised (Updated on 02.05.2018)_Part 2
04/05/2018 Amended LVIA Appendices - Revised (Updated on 02.05.2018)_Part 3
04/05/2018 Amended LVIA Appendices - Revised (Updated on 02.05.2018)_Part 4
04/05/2018 Amended LVIA Appendices - Revised (Updated on 02.05.2018)_Part 5
04/05/2018 Amended LVIA Appendices - Revised (Updated on 02.05.2018)_Part 6
04/05/2018 Amended LVIA Appendices - Revised (Updated on 02.05.2018)_Part 7
04/05/2018 P17-111A PART 1 - Flood Risk, SUDS & Drainage Assessment for phase 2 Pods, Alton Towers amended
04/05/2018 P17-111A PART 2 - Flood Risk, SUDS & Drainage Assessment for phase 2 Pods, Alton Towers amended
11/05/2018 Consultation response SMDC Regeneration
21/05/2018 Consultation response Severn Trent Water
22/05/2018 internal response arboriculture
11/06/2018 Consultation response Historic England
17/05/2018 Consultation response Highways (2)
23/05/2018 consultation response staffscc flood risk team
22/05/2018 P17-111B PART 1 - Flood Risk, SUDS & Drainage Assessment for phase 2 Pod accomodation scheme, Alton Towers 17.04.18
29/05/2018 Consultation response SMDC Environmental health
29/05/2018 Consultation response SMDC Conservation officer
04/06/2018 Design ansd Access Statement Addendum
05/06/2018 Consultation response Historic England
02/07/2018 373-99-28 vp 100
19/06/2018 consultation response ecology
02/07/2018 373_99_3 Pods Constraints in Context (003)
02/07/2018 373_99_5 Pods Constraints (003)
02/07/2018 373_99_6 Pods Proposed (004)
02/07/2018 373-89-17 Site Sections AA BB CC DD Proposed (003)
02/07/2018 373-89-19 Site Sections EE FF GG HH Proposed (002)
02/07/2018 373-99-6+Visual Viewpoint
02/07/2018 1386_512_Facilities Block - Elevations_REV_B
02/07/2018 03224 - Facilities Building Plan - 19.06.2018
02/07/2018 03224 - Facilities Building Roof Plan - 19.06.2018
02/07/2018 ATR_Pods_PLANNING_VISUAL_260818
02/07/2018 LVIA Appendices - 27.06.2018
12/07/2018 Decision
09/07/2018 03224 - Ecology Comments - 23.04.2018 pdf
09/07/2018 03224 - Ecological Construction Management Plan (ATR Pods) - 29.05.2018