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Application Details
Application number SMD/2019/0695 Application type Full Planning - Large scale MAJOR apps
Site address Alton Towers, Farley Lane, Farley, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB Proposal Change of use of land for seasonal car parking together with associated surfacing, drainage, levelling and landscaping works and surfaced internal access route.
Applicant name Alton T

Merlin Attractions Operations Limited (Alton Towers Resort)
Agent name Ms Hannah Whitney

Lichfields
Applicant address Agent address 14 Regents Wharf, London, N1 9RL
Application status Consultations/Re-consultations issued
Received date 13/11/2019 Valid date 21/11/2019
Fee due 462.00 Fee paid 462.00
Determination required date 20/02/2020 Agreed extended date 08/04/2020
Case Officer Jane Curley
Start of Public Consultation period 21/11/2019 End of Public Consultation period 08/04/2020
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Planning Committee Committee date 12/03/2020
Decision Planning Permission - Approved Decision Date 08/04/2020
Temp permission expiry date Permission expiry date 08/04/2023
Legal Obligation ref.

Consultations
Name Address
Alton Parish Council 16 Villa Road, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7EA
Heritage England The Axis, 8th Floor East Wing, 10, Holliday Street, Birmingham, B1 1TG
SCC (Highways) C/o Staffordshire County Council, 3rd Floor, 1Staffordshire Place, Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street, ST16 2DH
SCC (Planning) Staffordshire County Council, Planning Development Control, Stafford,
Severn Trent Water Ltd Network Development, Regis Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8RU
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust The Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, ST17 0WT
Environment Agency The Environment Agency, Sentinel House, Wellington Crescent, Fradley Park, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 8RR
SCC (Archaeolgy / Historic Environment) Staffordshire County Council, Environmental Team Historic Environment,
SCC (Archaeolgy / Historic Environment) Staffordshire County Council, Environmental Team Historic Environment,
SMDC Environmental Health Environmental Health,
SMDC Trees
SMDC Waste (Operational Services) LEEK
SMDC Regeneration - Economic Development Moorlands House, Leek,
SMDC Regneration - Planning Policy Moorlands House, Leek,
SMDC Conservation Conservation Officer, Town Hall, Buxton,
Cllr Hayley Plimley Alton Ward,
Farley Parish Council 74, Folly Lane, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 7DA
Alton Parish Council 16 Villa Road, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7EA
SCC (Flood Risk Management) Staffordshire County Council, Flood Team,
Farley Parish Council 74, Folly Lane, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 7DA

Attachments - Click the Description to view the attachment in a new window.
Date Description
21/11/2019 Car Park P Location Plan
21/11/2019 Block Plan as Existing
21/11/2019 Block Plan showing Constraints
21/11/2019 Block Plan Proposed
21/11/2019 Site Plan SW as Existing
21/11/2019 Site Plan SW showing Constraints
21/11/2019 Site Plan SW Proposed
21/11/2019 Cut and fill areas
21/11/2019 Historic Fill Areas
21/11/2019 Ovelay Plans
21/11/2019 Site Sections AA to CC Existing
21/11/2019 Site Sections AA to CC Proposed
21/11/2019 Site Sections DD to EE Existing
21/11/2019 Site Sections DD to EE Proposed
21/11/2019 Site Sections FF to HH Existing
21/11/2019 Site Sections FF to HH Proposed
21/11/2019 Application Form
21/11/2019 ATR Car Park Flood Risk Assessment
21/11/2019 ATR Car Park P - Noise Assessment Repor
21/11/2019 ATR Car Park P - Report on Surfacing
21/11/2019 ATR Car Park P Arboricultural Report
21/11/2019 ATR Car Park P Archaeological DBA
21/11/2019 Car Park P Design and Access Statement
21/11/2019 Car Park P Drainage Statement Appendices
21/11/2019 ATR Car Park P- Ecological Assessment
21/11/2019 Car Park P Heritage Impact Assessment
21/11/2019 Landscape and Visual Appendices
21/11/2019 Landscape and Visual Impact Assessmen
21/11/2019 ATR Car Park P- Transport Statement
21/11/2019 ATR Car Park P- Ground Conditions Report
21/11/2019 Planning Application Cover Letter
21/11/2019 Car Park P Planting Schedule
22/11/2019 Consultation response Severn Trent Water
22/11/2019 Consultation response AES
22/11/2019 Consultation response SCC Minerals.
12/12/2019 consultation response alton parish council
06/01/2020 Consultation Response Staffordshire Wildlife Trust
09/01/2020 THL-0730 ATR Car Park Tree Constraints Plan
09/01/2020 THL-0730-2 ATR Arboricultural Impact Assessment
09/01/2020 THL-0730-3 ATR Tree Protection plan
09/01/2020 THL-0730b ATR Tree constraints plan 1
21/01/2020 Consultation Response Environment Agency
31/01/2020 Consultation response SCC Flood RIsk Management.
06/02/2020 Consultation Response Conservation Liaison Panel
10/02/2020 Consultation response SMDC Conservation officer.
13/02/2020 Consultation response SMDC Conservation officer.
20/02/2020 consultation response staffs wildlife trust.
25/02/2020 Tree Inspection Alton Towers Resort Meadows (Baker Consultants)
02/03/2020 UPDATED 373_100_17A Cut and fill areas
05/03/2020 Consultation response SCC Rights of Way
06/03/2020 Consultation response SCC Highways
06/03/2020 Consultation response SMDC Tree Officer.
11/03/2020 Consultation Response Environmental Health
11/03/2020 Consultation Response Rural County
11/03/2020 Consultation response SCC Historic Environment
19/03/2020 03224-03 ATR Car Park P planting at 10.3.20 10-03-2020
19/03/2020 03224-03 373_100_19A 1881 overlay 10-03-2020
19/03/2020 03224-03 373_100_21 Site Sections AA to CC Proposed 10-03-2020
19/03/2020 Noise Assessment Technical Note ISSUE rev1.0 02.03.20
08/04/2020 Decision
30/04/2020 Consultation response SMDC Tree Officer