Greenwich Council

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Unit 2, Victoria Deep Water Terminal, Tunnel Avenue, Greenwich, London. SE10 0QE (16/3478/F)

Meeting: 24/07/2017 - Planning Board (Item 5)

5 Unit 2, Victoria Deep Water Terminal, Tunnel Avenue, Greenwich, London. SE10 0QE (16/3478/F) pdf icon PDF 442 KB

Planning Board is requested to grant planning approval for the redevelopment of the Victoria Deep Water Terminal (VDWT) site to include Concrete tunnel segment manufacturing facility and open storage; Two enclosed concrete batching plants; Enclosed aggregate storage; Cement importation terminal and parking areas. (Amended description) (Re-consultation - Additional Environmental Statement); subject to the conditions set out in the report and Appendix 2.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Granted planning approval for the redevelopment of the Victoria Deep Water Terminal (VDWT) site to include Concrete tunnel segment manufacturing facility and open storage; Two enclosed concrete batching plants; Enclosed aggregate storage; Cement importation terminal and parking areas. (Amended description) (Re-consultation - Additional Environmental Statement).

 

subject to:

·       Referral of the application to the Mayor of London as required under the terms of The Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008;

·       Conditions and Informatives set out in Appendix 2 of the main report

·       The addition of a Condition requiring a Safety Audit be submitted, as report by the officer.

·       The addition Environment Agency Conditions as set out on the addendum

·       The satisfactory completion of a legal agreement to secure the planning obligations set out in section 17;

·       Members confirming in their decision that account has been taken of environmental information, as required by Regulation 13 of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011; and

·       A statement being placed on the statutory Register confirming the main reasons and consideration of which the Planning Board decision was based were those set out in the report of the Director of Regeneration, Enterprise and Skills as required by Regulations 24 (I) (c.) of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011.

Minutes:

The Planning Board received an illustrative presentation on the proposal from the Senior Principal Planning Officer who also drew Members attention to the addendum report with the Environment Agency requested additional conditions.  He advised that a correction was required to the main report, in that the reference to the EIA regulations 2011, should read 2017.  Further, a safety audit would be required and conditioned, this had not been submitted as part of the addendum but, if the matter were agreed, would form part of the conditions.

 

In response to questions from the Board Members the Senior Principal Planning Officer confirmed that the site was zoned for industrial development and identified within the Masterplan as a strategic industrial area.

 

The Planning Board was addressed by the applicants’ representative who confirmed that there would be a reduction in the number of HGV’s accessing the site; the HGVs, primarily travel within the M25.   The site operates unrestricted 24/7 but operations times were also guided by tides, which included evenings and night works.

 

The Board moved to the vote with 9 Members in favour of granting the application; 0 against and 0 abstentions.

 

Resolved unanimously -

 

That planning approval be granted for the redevelopment of the Victoria Deep Water Terminal (VDWT) site to include Concrete tunnel segment manufacturing facility and open storage; Two enclosed concrete batching plants; Enclosed aggregate storage; Cement importation terminal and parking areas. (Amended description) (Re-consultation - Additional Environmental Statement).

 

This this be subject to:

·       Referral of the application to the Mayor of London as required under the terms of The Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008;

·       Conditions and Informatives set out in Appendix 2 of the main report

·       The addition of a Condition requiring a Safety Audit be submitted, as report by the officer.

·       The addition Environment Agency Conditions as set out on the addendum

·       The satisfactory completion of a legal agreement to secure the planning obligations set out in section 17;

·       Members confirming in their decision that account has been taken of environmental information, as required by Regulation 13 of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011; and

·       A statement being placed on the statutory Register confirming the main reasons and consideration of which the Planning Board decision was based were those set out in the report of the Director of Regeneration, Enterprise and Skills as required by Regulations 24 (I) (c.) of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011.