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Application Details
Application number SMD/2014/0107 Application type Full Planning - Large scale MAJOR apps
Site address ALTON TOWERS, FARLEY LANE, FARLEY, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST10 4DB Proposal Development of 61 double lodges and 10 tree houses with associated restaurant and service buildings, play areas, hard and soft landscaping, parking and drainage works.
Applicant name

Merlins Attractions Operations Ltd
Agent name Miss Hannah Whitney

Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners
Applicant address Agent address 14 Regent's Wharf, London, N1 9RL
Application status Recommendation entered - Pending decision
Received date 21/02/2014 Valid date 25/02/2014
Fee due 22614.00 Fee paid 22614.00
Determination required date 27/05/2014 Agreed extended date
Case Officer Jane Curley
Start of Public Consultation period 06/03/2014 End of Public Consultation period 23/04/2014
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Planning Committee Committee date 01/05/2014
Decision Planning Permission - Approved Decision Date 22/05/2014
Temp permission expiry date Permission expiry date
Legal Obligation ref.

Name Address
Alton Parish Council Fox House, Tythe Barn, Alton, Stoke on Trent, ST10 4AZ
Cllr Arthur Forrester Alton Ward,
Transport Development Management C/o Staffordshire County Council, 3rd Floor, 1Staffordshire Place, Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street, ST16 2DH
Severn Trent Water Ltd Network Development, Regis Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8RU
English Heritage The Axis, 8th Floor East Wing, 10, Holliday Street, Birmingham, B1 1TG
GHS- Garden History Society The Garden History Society, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ,
Environment Agency The Environment Agency, Sentinel House, Wellington Crescent, Fradley Park, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 8RR
Policy Forward Plan,
Economic Regeneration Officer,
Ecology/Public Right Of Way
Conservation/LBC Conservation Officer,
Environmental Health Environmental Services,
Principal Archaeologist Rural County, Staffordshire Place 1, Wedgewood Building, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH
Farley Parish Council Fox House, Tythe Barn, Alton, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST10 4AZ

Attachments - Click the Description to view the attachment in a new window.
Date Description
06/03/2014 373-85-1 ATR Key Plan
06/03/2014 373-85-2.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-3.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-4.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-5.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-6.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-7.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-8.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-9 Site Sections AA BB CC extg
06/03/2014 373-85-10 Site Sections AA BB CC Prop
06/03/2014 373-85-11 Site Sections DD EE FF extg
06/03/2014 373-85-12 Site Sections DD EE FF prop
06/03/2014 373-85-13.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-14.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-15.PDF
06/03/2014 373-85-16.PDF
06/03/2014 03224 Heritage Statement
06/03/2014 03224 Lodge Energy Statement
06/03/2014 03224 Lodge Services Strategy
06/03/2014 Application Form
06/03/2014 ATR Lodges Ecological Assessment
06/03/2014 Proposed Tree House Layout
06/03/2014 Proposed Tree House Plan Concept 1
06/03/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_101
06/03/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_110
06/03/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_111
06/03/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_200
06/03/2014 \ATR_JTA_PR_AL_210
06/03/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_300
06/03/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_310
06/03/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_320
06/03/2014 ATS-Restaurant Elevations_ATS-PL-207_PLANNING ISSUE
06/03/2014 ATS-Restaurant Plans_ATS-PL-206_PLANNING ISSUE
06/03/2014 ATS-Service Buildings_ATS-PL-208_PLANNING ISSUE
06/03/2014 ATS-Typical Lodges_ATS-PL-209_PLANNING ISSUE
06/03/2014 Lodge Development Operational Assumptions.
06/03/2014 Lodge Spa TA 17.2.2014.
06/03/2014 Lodges DAS
06/03/2014 Lodges Flood Risk Assessment Part 1
06/03/2014 Lodges Flood Risk Assessment Part 2
06/03/2014 Lodges Flood Risk Assessment Part 3
06/03/2014 Lodges LVIA Part 1
06/03/2014 Lodges LVIA Part 2
06/03/2014 Lodges LVIA Part 3
06/03/2014 Lodges LVIA Part 4
06/03/2014 Lodges Noise Assessment
06/03/2014 Tree Report_part_1
06/03/2014 Tree Report_part_2
06/03/2014 Tree Report_part_3
06/03/2014 Tree Report_part_4
14/04/2014 373-85-4A Amended drawing
08/04/2014 Amended Heritage Statement Part 1
08/04/2014 Amended Heritage Statement Part 2
14/04/2014 373-85-2A Amended drawing
14/04/2014 373-85-3.1 Amended drawing
14/04/2014 373-85-3A Amended drawing
14/04/2014 373-85-5A Amended drawing
14/04/2014 373-85-6A Amended drawing
14/04/2014 373-85-7A Amended drawing
14/04/2014 373-85-8A Amended drawing
14/04/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_300_RevP5 Amended drawing
14/04/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_310_RevP5 Amended drawing
14/04/2014 ATR_JTA_PR_AL_320_RevP5 Amended drawing
14/04/2014 ATS-Lodges planning set-PL-209 Amended drawing
14/04/2014 ATS-PL-206-D Amended drawing
14/04/2014 ATS-PL-207-C Amended drawing
14/04/2014 ATS-PL-213 Amended drawing
06/05/2014 Site Plan Showing Final Fencing 373-85-3 1A 2.5.2014
06/05/2014 Site Plan As Proposed 373-85-6C 2.5.2014
06/05/2014 Site Plan Showing Constraints 373-85-3B 2.5.2014
06/05/2014 Site Plan West As Proposed 373-85-7C 2.5.2014
06/05/2014 Site Plan West Showing Constraints 373-85-4B 2.5.2014
24/10/2017 Committee Report
22/05/2014 decision notice