Agenda item

Planning Application - EPF/2511/19 Land to Rear of 257 to 259, High Street, Epping

To consider the attached report.






Land To Rear Of 257 To 259

High Street


CM16 4BP






Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common




A new replacement building, and a change of use from storage B8 to cafe A3.



Grant Permission (With Conditions)


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The development hereby permitted must be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this notice.



The development hereby permitted will be completed and retained strictly in accordance with the approved drawing numbers: Site Location Plan, EP/CM164BP/001, PP/CM164BP/002 and BL/CM16 4BP/001 REV C.



Wheel washing or other cleaning facilities for vehicles leaving the site during construction works shall be installed and utilised to clean vehicles immediately before leaving the site. Any mud or other material deposited on nearby roads as a result of the development shall be removed.



All construction/demolition works and ancillary operations, including vehicle movement on site which are audible at the boundary of noise sensitive premises, shall only take place between the hours of 07.30 to 18.30 Monday to Friday and 08.00 to 13.00 hours on Saturday, and at no time during Sundays and Public/Bank Holidays unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.



The proposed use of this site has been identified as being particularly vulnerable if land contamination is present, despite no specific former potentially contaminating uses having been identified for this site. Should any discoloured or odorous soils be encountered during development works or should any hazardous materials or significant quantities of non-soil forming materials be found, then all development works should be stopped, the local planning authority contacted and a scheme to investigate the risks and/or the adoption of any required remedial measures be submitted to, agreed and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to the recommencement of development works. In such instances, following the completion of development works and prior to the first occupation of the site, sufficient information must be submitted to demonstrate that any required remedial measures were satisfactorily implemented or confirmation provided that no unexpected contamination was encountered.


The roof covering shall be made with red plain clay tiles / pantiles.


The walls shall be clad with timber, with a featheredge finish.


Any windows and doors shall be made in timber.



All new rainwater goods and soil and vent pipes shall be of black painted metal.


No meter boxes, vent pipes, flues, ducts, or grills shall be fixed to the fabric of the building without the prior, written approval of the Local Planning Authority.



The development hereby permitted shall not be open to customers outside the hours of 07:30 to 17:00 on Monday to Saturday and 10:00 to 16:00 on Sundays and Bank Holidays.



No heating of food shall occur that requires the need for extraction or ventilation equipment, the heating of food will be restricted solely to that of a microwave.



The refuse storage facility shown on approved drawing number BL/CM16 4BP/001 REV C shall be completed prior to the first occupation of the development and shall thereafter be retained free of obstruction and used for the storage of refuse and recycling only and for no other purpose, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.


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