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Application Details
Application number SMD/2015/0488 Application type Full Planning - Small-scale MAJOR apps
Site address Alton Towers Hotel, Farley Lane, Farley, Staffordshire, ST10 4RP Proposal Application for minor demolition works and the development of an extension to the existing hotel including an additional 76 bedrooms, a restaurant and associated facilities, access, car parking and landscaping.
Applicant name

Merlin Attractions Operations Limited
Agent name Miss Hannah Whitney

Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners
Applicant address Agent address 14 Regents Wharf, London, Greater London, N1 9RL
Application status Recommendation entered - Pending decision
Received date 24/07/2015 Valid date 29/07/2015
Fee due 21809.00 Fee paid 21809.00
Determination required date 28/10/2015 Agreed extended date
Case Officer Chris Thorp
Start of Public Consultation period 04/08/2015 End of Public Consultation period 09/09/2015
Referred to Secretary of State date Referral expiry date
Decision by Delegated Decision Committee date
Decision Planning Permission - Approved Decision Date 25/11/2015
Temp permission expiry date Permission expiry date
Legal Obligation ref.

Name Address
Alton Parish Council 16 Villa Road, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7EA
Farley Parish Council Fox House, Tythe Barn, Alton, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST10 4AZ
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
Conservation/LBC Conservation Officer,
Policy Forward Plan,
Ecology/Public Right Of Way
Environmental Health Environmental Services,
GHS- Garden History Society The Garden History Society, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ,

Attachments - Click the Description to view the attachment in a new window.
Date Description
03/08/2015 Key Plan
03/08/2015 Site plan
03/08/2015 Site plan as existing
03/08/2015 Site plan as proposed
03/08/2015 Garden plan
03/08/2015 Siteworks Pond Headwall and Waterfalls
03/08/2015 Siteworks Fences and Handrails
03/08/2015 Viewpoints key plan
03/08/2015 Viewpoint 2
03/08/2015 Viewpoint 5
03/08/2015 Viewpoint 9
03/08/2015 Viewpoint 12
03/08/2015 Viewpoint 13A
03/08/2015 Viewpoint 13B
03/08/2015 Viewpoint 13C
03/08/2015 Heritage Statement Part 1
03/08/2015 Heritage Statement Part 2
03/08/2015 Heritage Statement Part 3
03/08/2015 Heritage Statement Part 4
03/08/2015 Operational Assumptions
03/08/2015 Noise Assessment
03/08/2015 Preliminary Ecological Appraisal
03/08/2015 Transport Assessment
03/08/2015 Flood Risk Assessment
03/08/2015 Location plan
03/08/2015 Demolition Plan
03/08/2015 Existing site plan
03/08/2015 Existing lower grouind floor plan
03/08/2015 Existing ground floor plan
03/08/2015 Existing first floor plan
03/08/2015 Existing second floor plan
03/08/2015 Exisitng roof plan
03/08/2015 Existing site sections
03/08/2015 Existing north and east elevations
03/08/2015 Existing south and west elevations
03/08/2015 Proposed site plan
03/08/2015 Proposed lower ground floor plan
03/08/2015 Proposed ground floor plan
03/08/2015 Proposed First Floor Plan
03/08/2015 Proposed Second Floor Plan
03/08/2015 Proposed Roof Plan
03/08/2015 Proposed Site Sections A-A and B-B
03/08/2015 Proposed Site Sections C-C and D-D
03/08/2015 Proposed North and East Elevation
03/08/2015 Proposed South and West Elevations
03/08/2015 Covering letter
03/08/2015 Proposed External Theming
03/08/2015 Application form
03/08/2015 Construction Management Plan - Draft
03/08/2015 Building Services Strategy
03/08/2015 Design and Access Part 3 of 4
03/08/2015 Sustainability Statement
03/08/2015 Design and Access Part 1 of 4
03/08/2015 Design and Access Part 2 of 4
03/08/2015 Design and Access Part 4 of 4
03/08/2015 Tree Report
18/08/2015 SCC HIghway comments
04/08/2015 Siteworks Edges & Walls
11/08/2015 neighbour comments r woolliscroft
11/08/2015 neighbour comments n lloyd
19/08/2015 Severn Trent Water comments
19/08/2015 Severn Trent Water comments
20/08/2015 HIstoric England comments
10/09/2015 amended propsoed site plan
08/09/2015 Alton Parish Council comments
10/09/2015 amended block plan
10/09/2015 amended proposed site plan
10/09/2015 amended garden plan
10/09/2015 revised construction management plan
10/09/2015 amended lower ground floor plan rev a
10/09/2015 amended proposed first floor plan rev a
10/09/2015 amended second floor plan rev a
10/09/2015 amended proposed roof plan rev a
10/09/2015 amended proposed site sections a-a and b-b rev a
10/09/2015 amended proposed site sections c-c & d-d rev a
10/09/2015 amended proposed north and east elevations
10/09/2015 amended proposed south and west elevations
10/09/2015 amended propose external theming
12/11/2015 Environmental Health comments
25/11/2015 decision notice
24/09/2015 Farley Parish Council comments
25/11/2015 delegated report
10/12/2015 SCC Flood Risk team comments