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Further Information (Regulation 25) – Extraction of sand and gravel and subsequent infilling with inert waste at Pinches (4) Quarry, Wildmoor – Ref: 19/000056/CM

Neighbour Consultation on a Planning Application (County Matter)
Town & Country Planning Act 1990

The Town & Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017

Submission of Further Information in respect of the Environmental Statement relating to the following planning application

Application Ref:      19/000056/CM        Grid Ref:   (E) 396794, (N) 275686

Applicant:                Mr Timmins

Proposal:                 Extraction of sand and gravel and subsequent infilling with inert waste to achieve full restoration  

Location:                  Pinches (4) Quarry, Wildmoor Lane, Wildmoor, Bromsgrove, B61 0QN

On 7 January 2020, Mr Timmins applied to Worcestershire County Council for planning permission for the above proposal. The County Council previously sought comments on this planning application from 29 January 2020 until 4 March 2020, from 21 April 2021 until 2June 2021, from 4 May 2022 until 8 June 2022 and from18 October 2023 until 22 November 2023.

On 5 February 2024 and 21 February 2024, the applicant submitted further information regarding access and highways. The County Council are now seeking comments on this further information.

Members of the public may inspect electronic copies of the further information, together with the application, plans, the Environmental Statement, the Non-Technical Summary and other documents submitted with the application at County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester, WR5 2NP, during office hours, or online at using application reference: 19/000056/CM from 10 April 2024 until 13 May2024. When searching by application reference, please ensure that the full application reference number, including the suffix are entered into the search field.

Members of the public may obtain paper copies of the further information of the Environmental Statement Regulation 25 Addendum via post at a charge of £85 plus VAT, as long as stocks last, from Bright & Associates, Pear Tree House, Dovaston, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 8DP, Email: copies of the original planning application documents can also be obtained from Bright & Associates, so long as stocks last, at a charge of £10 + VAT for paper copy of the Non-Technical Statement; £85 + VAT for Planning Statement, which comprises an overall Environmental Statement(ES), and £280 + VAT for technical appendices to the Planning Statement (and ES). A memory stick of the whole ES including planning statement, technical appendices and Non-Technical Summary would be £120 + VAT. Postage is charged separately to the above costs, typical delivery (depending upon location) being £15-£20 within the UK. Alternatively, paper copies may also be purchased in person by prior appointment from County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester, WR5 2NP, as long as stocks last. Anyone who wishes to purchase paper copies of the above documents from County Hall is advised to email: tel: 01905 845320 to arrange an appointment.

Should you wish to make any additional comments on the above planning application /further information you should write to the Council, either online using thelink above or you can send them to us by email (Email: post using the postal address given in this letter. Please ensure we receive your comments before 13 May 2024 and state whether you would wish to address the Planning & Regulatory Committee if given the opportunity.

All previous comments submitted to the Council on this proposal will be taken into account in the determination of this application, and there is no need to write again, unless you wish to amend or withdraw your comments, or make further comments on the application and / or amended / further information.

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Consideration of the development may take place in public and representations may be published. The proposal may be considered by Worcestershire County Council’s Planning &Regulation Committee (only comments relating to planning issues will be taken into account when reaching a decision).

The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) requires the determination of planning applications to be a public process. The Council will make information submitted in relation to planning applications available for public inspection and so it is not possible to take into account in the determination of the application any comments which are submitted confidentially. If you wish to submit any comments regarding this application, your comments as well as your name and postal address may be disclosed to third parties including those who have submitted the planning application.

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