Delayed Again – Planning Application 2020/0159

#EpsomChalk are shocked but not really surprised that Planning Application 2020/0159 with Surrey County Council has been delayed yet again. The latest update on the website for SCC has the details below. After several delays, the expected date had been 13/10/2021.

Application to be determined by : Committee
Estimated date to committee : 17/11/2021

Residents will now have have to endure the hazards of dust and disruption of noise from Chalk Pit, College Road, Epsom for at least another month. It is not known why the decision has been delayed yet again.

The decision was made by Epsom & Ewell Council on 19th May on the linked planning application. SCC has so far taken more than 10 months to make a decision. The original planning application was received by SCC on 03/12/2020.

21/00223/CMA | Change of use from Waste Transfer Station to Materials Recycling Facility and extension of this facility, including: demolition of existing building; reinforcement of retaining wall; provision of new site surfacing and drainage; construction of buildings for sorting and bulking of mixed skip waste and skip storage; crushing and screening of mineral waste materials; use of an office; retention of existing | Land At The Chalk Pit College Road Epsom KT17 4JA

Application ValidatedWed 03 Feb 2021
AddressLand At The Chalk Pit College Road Epsom KT17 4JA
ProposalChange of use from Waste Transfer Station to Materials Recycling Facility and extension of this facility, including: demolition of existing building; reinforcement of retaining wall; provision of new site surfacing and drainage; construction of buildings for sorting and bulking of mixed skip waste and skip storage; crushing and screening of mineral waste materials; use of an office; retention of existing
StatusDecided
DecisionObjections
Decision Issued DateWed 19 May 2021

Please see the link below for the results of the consultation from Epsom & Ewell Borough Council. This is followed by a list of points raised.

The Borough Council has received a substantial number of representations from nearby residents, including a petition, raising concerns about this proposal. The concerns include (inter alia):
 Inappropriate Green Belt development
 Potential noise and disturbance
 Potential dust generation and air pollution
 Potential adverse impact on neighbour amenities
 Potential adverse impact on ecology/wildlife
 Potential adverse traffic/parking implications
 Potential adverse impact on character of surrounding area
 Potential contaminated land issues
 Potential flood risk
 Contrary to planning policies.

The Borough Council has received concerns from its Members. The concerns include (inter alia);
 Resident objections and petition (captured above)
 Extended working hours at the Site
 Excessive traffic issues
 Dust generation
 Contamination issues
 Adverse impact on neighbouring amenity
 General nuisance caused from operations.

Published by epsomchalk

Community Page for the Chalk Pit in College Road, Epsom, Surrey, UK.

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