Wiltshire Council Have Granted (With Conditions) Planning Permission To Bishopstrow College For A Change Of Use Of Riverside House, Bishopstrow Road, Warminster, From A Family Home To A Boarding House

Wednesday 14th March 2018:

A planning application [18/00639/FUL] by Bishopstrow College (at Barrow House, Bishopstrow Road, Warminster, BA12 9HU) submitted to Wiltshire Council for a change of use of Riverside House, 4 Bishopstrow Road, Warminster, BA12 9HQ, has been approved subject to conditions. The application was for a change of use, similar to that requested and approved for 3a Bishopstrow Road. "The property would be used for staff and student accommodation. The change of use would therefore be from being a family home to a boarding house, or C2 classification."

Granting planning permission, Wiltshire Council have imposed the following conditions: 

In pursuance of its powers under the above Act, the Council hereby grant PLANNING PERMISSION for the above development to be carried out in accordance with the application and plans submitted (listed below). 

In accordance with paragraph 187 of the National Planning Policy Framework, Wiltshire Council has worked proactively to secure this development to improve the economic, social and environmental conditions of the area. 

Subject to the following conditions: 
1 The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.
REASON: To comply with the provisions of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
2 There shall be a maximum of eighteen occupants of whom fifteen shall be students residing within the accommodation hereby permitted.
REASON: In order to prevent the over intensive use of the property and in the interests of the amenity of the area.
3 There shall be a minimum of one resident member of staff present within the accommodation hereby permitted in the event that there are students residing within the property.
REASON: In the interests of student supervision and the amenity of the area.
4 The occupation of the accommodation hereby permitted shall remain ancillary to "Bishopstrow College", Bishopstrow.
REASON: In order to define the terms of this permission and to accord with the submitted documentation justifying the proposal.
5 The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
Drawing number P-01 Existing elevations and floor plans registered on 26.01.2018.
Drawing number P-02 Site Location Plan registered on 26.01.2018.
Drawing number P-03 Proposed elevations and floor plans registered on 26.01.2018.
REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.