Application Number CA//17/01866/FOS for a mixed use development including up to 955 dwellings comprising:
Detailed proposals for the erection of 194 new dwellings, 1 no. Local Equipped Area of Play (LEAP), a new vehicular access (via priority junction) onto Sweechbridge Road (north), provision of realigned vehicular access to Sweechbridge Road (south), new westbound on slip to, and modified westbound off-slip from, A299 Thanet Way to Heart in Hand Road, upgraded alignment of May Street, associated internal roads/footpaths/cycleways, sustainable drainage system, earthworks, public open space, landscaping (inc woodland) and street lighting.
Outline application for up to 761 additional dwellings with all matters reserved except access (excluding internal circulation) also including: up to 33,000 sq.m. of employment/commercial floor space with associated parking spaces comprising employment units (within Use Class B1(a), B1 (c) B2 and B8) (27,000 sqm) and a 65 no. bed care-home (Use Class C2) (4,500 sq.m.) and a children’s day nursery (Use Class D1) (1,500 sq.m.) or a children’s soft play/gym facility (1,500 sq.m.) (Use Class D2); local shopping facilities including a convenience store (Use Class A1) (up to 500 sq.m.) and 3 no. retail units (Use Class A1/ A2 / A3 or A5) (up to 300 sq.m.); a new community centre (including changing rooms and car parking) (Use Class D1) (up to 550 sq.m.) with associated car parking; land for a two-form entry Primary School with associated parking, drop-off/pick-up provision and open space; new public open space including 1 no. Local Equipped Area of Play (LEAP), allotments and 2 no. playing pitches; landscaping; ecological mitigation; sustainable drainage system; earthworks, including new landscaped bund alongside Thanet Way (A299); improvement works to the existing May Street road network including enabling work within the public highway over May Street Bridge to provide the necessary services and utilities infrastructure, associated internal roads, footpaths and cycleways to facilitate movement within the site including access to Altira Business Park and to the land to the west at land at Hillborough, Sweechbridge Road, Herne Bay.
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