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Application Details
Application number SMD/2014/0782 Application type Full - MINOR
Site address Alton Towers, Farley Lane, Farley, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB Proposal Demolition of existing single storey corrugated building and installation of new high ropes course including the erection of a new single storey building and new play area
Applicant name

Merlin Attractions Operations Limited
Agent name Miss Hannah Whitney

Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners
Applicant address Agent address 14, All Saints Street, London, Greater London, N1 9RL
Application status Consultations/Re-consultations issued
Received date 24/11/2014 Valid date 26/11/2014
Fee due 0.00 Fee paid 1690.00
Determination required date 21/01/2015 Agreed extended date
Case Officer Rachael Simpkin
Start of Public Consultation period 27/11/2014 End of Public Consultation period 14/01/2015
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Delegated Decision Committee date
Decision Planning Permission - Approved Decision Date 26/01/2015
Temp permission expiry date Permission expiry date
Legal Obligation ref.

Name Address
Farley Parish Council Fox House, Tythe Barn, Alton, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST10 4AZ
Alton Parish Council 29 Jasmine Close, Blythe Bridge, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST11 9RS
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
Environmental Health Environmental Services,
Policy Forward Plan,
Ecology/Public Right Of Way
Conservation/LBC Conservation Officer,
Stephen Dean

Attachments - Click the Description to view the attachment in a new window.
Date Description
26/11/2014 Proposed block plan
26/11/2014 Site plan with felling, protection and demolition
26/11/2014 Existing site plan
26/11/2014 Proposed site plan
26/11/2014 Section AA BB - Existing
26/11/2014 Section AA BB - Proposed
26/11/2014 Section CC DD - Existing
26/11/2014 Section CC DD - Proposed
26/11/2014 Section EE FF - Existing
26/11/2014 Section EE FF - Proposed
26/11/2014 Proposed floor plans and elevations
26/11/2014 Proposed Start Tower
26/11/2014 Location plan
26/11/2014 Existing corrugated building elevations
26/11/2014 Arboricultural Implications Assessment - Part 1
26/11/2014 Arboricultural Implications Assessment - Part 2
26/11/2014 Arboricultural Implications Assessment - Part 3
26/11/2014 Ecological Appraisal Nicklins Farm Area
26/11/2014 Letter from Agent
26/11/2014 Visuals
26/11/2014 Materials schedule
26/11/2014 Nicklins Farm Bat Activity Report
26/11/2014 Nicklins Farm Heritage Statement
26/11/2014 Noise assessment
26/11/2014 Application form
26/11/2014 Transport statement
18/12/2014 Severn Trent Water comments
27/01/2015 delegated report
27/01/2015 decision notice
22/01/2015 Neighbour comment