What’s in Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service’s planning application for a new fire station in Saughall Massie?

What’s in Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service’s planning application for a new fire station in Saughall Massie?

Dan Stephens (Chief Fire Officer) answers questions at a public consultation meeting in Saughall Massie to discuss proposals for a new fire station thumbnail

What’s in Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service’s planning application for a new fire station in Saughall Massie?

                             

Dan Stephens (Chief Fire Officer) answers questions at a public consultation meeting in Saughall Massie to discuss proposals for a new fire station thumbnail
Dan Stephens (Chief Fire Officer) answers questions at a public consultation meeting in Saughall Massie to discuss proposals for a new fire station

The planning application for a new fire station in Saughall Massie has been made to Wirral Council by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service.

The application number is APP/16/00985 and the description is, "A single storey two bay community fire station incorporating operational and welfare accommodation, offices and meeting space, external drill and training facilities and associated car-parking." at "land adjacent to SAUGHALL MASSIE ROAD, SAUGHALL MASSIE" .

The planning application form for this is 9 A4 pages long so I will summarise the details below. Further details are expected to be published on Wirral Council’s website in the near future.

You can make a comment supporting or objecting to this planning application on Wirral Council’s website which also contains the documents that are part of the planning application.

It is expected after a period of consultation with the public for the planning application to be decided by Wirral Council’s Planning Committee in October 2016.


1. Applicant Name, Address and Contact Details

Mr Colin Schofield
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service
Merseyside FRS HQ
Bridle Road
Bootle
L30 4YD

2. Agent Name, Address and Contact Details

Mrs Dawn Coward
Ryder Architecture
Innovation Centre
131 Mount Pleasant
Liverpool
United Kingdom
L3 5TF

Tel: 0151 237 1300
Email: dcoward@ryderarchitecture.com

3. Description of the Proposal

A single storey two bay community fire station incorporating operational and welfare accommodation, offices and meeting space, external drill and training facilities and associated car-parking.

Has the building, work or change of use already started? No.

4. Site Address Details

Land of Saughall Massie Road
Saughall Massie
Upton
Wirral

Easting 325469
Northing 388515

5. Pre-application advice

Has assistance or prior advice been sought from the local authority about this application? Yes

Officer name:
Mrs Sheila Day
Department of Regeneration and Planning
04/11/2015

Details of the pre-application advice received:

Following request for pre-application advice and meetings with planning case officer and colleagues, a detailed response was received and covered the following:
– Advice on scale, massing and positioning of the building.
– Advice on landscaping
– Advice on highway interfaces and parking
– Review of ground investigation.
– Request for further particulars that justified the location of the fire station and evidence of community consultation
– Request for details of training procedures and frequency

6. Pedestrian and Vehicle Access, Roads and Rights of Way

Is a new or altered vehicle access proposed to or from the public highway? Yes

Is a new or altered pedestrian access proposed to or from the public highway? Yes

Are there any new public roads to be provided within the site? No

Are there any new public rights of way to be provided within or adjacent to the site? No

Do the proposals require any diversions/extinguishments and/or creation of rights of way? No

If you answered Yes to any of the above questions, please show details on your plan/drawings and state the reference of the plan(s)/drawings(s)

28042 – 691 – P2-A3.pdf
28042 – 692 – P2-A3.pdf
28042 – 693 – P2-A3.pdf
28042 – 615 – P2-A1 PLAN.PFG
J667 Saughall Massie Fire TS.pdf

7. Waste Storage and Collection

Do the plans incorporate areas to store and aid the collection of waste? Yes

If Yes, please provide details:
Enclosed bin store

Have arrangements been made for the separate storage and collection of recyclable waste? Yes

If Yes, please provide details:
Separate storage bins within bin store.

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9. Materials

Please state what materials (including type, colour and name) are to be used externally (if applicable):

Boundary Treatments – description:
Description of proposed materials and finishes:
Polyester powder coated mesh fencing, earth embankment retaining walls with soft landscaping treatment as appropriate.

Doors – description:
Description of proposed materials and finishes:
Polyester powder coated aluminium / steel

Lighting – description:
Description of proposed materials and finishes:
PPC steel / aluminium street lamps and aluminium bollards

Roof – description:
Description of proposed materials and finishes:
Aluminium standing seam cladding.

Vehicle Access – description:
Description of proposed materials and finishes:
Tarmacadam and concrete surfacing

Walls – description:
Description of proposed materials and finishes:
Aluminium standing seam cladding. Timber rain screen vertical cladding. Dark grey facing brickwork. PPC aluminium curtain walling in silver grey.

Windows – description:
Description of proposed materials and finishes:
Polyester powder coated aluminium

OTHER – description:
Description of proposed materials and finishes:
Polyester powder coated aluminium glazed overhead sectional doors

Are you supplying additional information on submitted plan(s)/drawing(s)/design and access statement? Yes

If Yes, please state references for the plan(s)/drawing(s)/design and access statement:

Design_and_access_statement_reduced_final.pdf
2864-01-MFRS_RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-2000-S0-P2 – Location Plan.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-0001-S0-P1-Existing Site Information.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-2001-S1-P8-Site Plan.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-9001-D1-P3_Site Sketch Sections.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-00-DR-A-3001-S1-P6_Proposed GA Plan.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-R0-DR-A-3002-S1-P1_Proposed GA Roof Plan.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-3602-S1-P5-GA Elevations.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-3603-S1-P1-Training tower alternating position.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-3901-S1-P1_Typical Strip Section 01.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-3903-S1-P1_Typical Strip Section 03.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-3904-S0-P1_Typical Strip Section 04.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-3601-S0-P3_External Views.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-DR-A-3801-S0-P1_GA Sectionss.pdf
Q10568-01.pdf
2864-01-MFRS-RYD-00-ZZ-VS-A-1402-S1-P1_CGI Street View Visualisation.pdf
3371.PR-03 Saughall Massie F&R Colour Landscape Layout.pdf
28042 – 615 – P2-A1 PLAN.PDF
Saughall Massie F&R General Arrangement Plan 3371_PR_01 rev A.pdf
Saughall Massie F&R Planting Plan 3371_PR_02 rev A.pdf
Saughall Massie F&R Tree Protection Plan_final_reduced.pdf
28042 Saughall Massie FRA rev 3 reduced.pdf
20662R01PKmdw.pdf
LG28042 – Phase I Preliminary Risk Assesment VrA SPLIT_Part1.pdf
LG28042 – Phase I Preliminary Risk Assesment VrA SPLIT_Part2.pdf
LG28042 – Phase I Preliminary Risk Assesment VrA SPLIT_Part3.pdf
28042 Drainage Assessment and Strategy REV 01.pdf
Leigh Ecology – Amphibian_Report – Merseyside Fire and Rescue Saughall Massie.pdf
Leigh Ecology – Ecological Appraisal – Merseyside Fire and Rescue Saughall Massie.pdf
28042 – 691 – P2-A3.pdf
28042 – 692 – P2-A3.pdf
28042 – 693 – P2-A3.pdf
70019-R-002 – Saughall Massie Fire Station – Travel Plan Framework_V2-2.pdf
70019-R-002 – Saughall Massie Fire Stn – TPF Appendices_V2-2.pdf
J667 Saughall Massie Fire TS.pdf
SM Heritage Statement February 16_reduced.pdf
2864_01_Statement of Community Involvement_FinalCombined.pdf
2864_01_Ryder Planning Statement – Very Special Circumstances FINAL 20160715

10. Vehicle Parking

Total proposed (including spaces retained)

Cars 11
Cycle spaces 12
Disability spaces 2
Motorcycles 4
Other (e.g. bus) 2

Short description of Other Fire appliances (note: within appliance bay)

11. Foul Sewage

Please state how foul sewage is to be disposed of:

Mains sewer

Are you proposing to connect to the existing drainage system? Yes

If Yes, please include the details of the existing system on the application drawings and state references for the plan(s)/drawing(s):
28042 Drainage Assessment and Strategy REV 01.pdf

12. Assessment of Flood Risk

Is the site within an area at risk of flooding? No

Is your proposal within 20 metres of a watercourse (e.g. river, stream or beck)? No

Will the proposal increase the flood risk elsewhere? No.

How will surface water be disposed of? Sustainable drainage system Main sewer

13. Biodiversity and Geological Conservation

Is there a reasonable likelihood of the following being affected adversely or conserved and enhanced within the application site, OR on land to or near the application site:

a) Protected and priority species
No

b) Designated sites, important habitats or other biodiversity features
No

c) Features of geological conservation importance
Yes, on land adjacent to or near the proposed development

14. Existing Use

Please describe the current use of the site:
Vacant land

Is the site current vacant? Yes

If Yes, please describe the last use of the site: Vacant grass land

Does the proposal involve any of the following? If yes , you will need to submit an appropriate contamination assessment with your application.

Land which is known to be contaminated? No

Land where contamination is suspected for all or part of the site? No

A proposed use that would be particularly vulnerable to the presence of contamination? No

15. Trees and Hedges

Are there any trees or hedges on the proposed development site? Yes

And/or: Are there trees or hedges on land adjacent to the proposed development site that could influence the development or might be important as part of the local landscape character? Yes

If Yes to either or both of the above, you may need to provide a full Tree Survey, at the discretion of your local planning authority. If a Tree Survey is required, this and the accompanying plan should be submitted alongside your application. Your local planning authority should make clear on its website what the survey should contain, in accordance with the current ‘BS5837: Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction – Recommendations’.

16. Trade Effluent

Does the proposal involve the need to dispose of trade effluents or waste? No

17. Residential Units

Does your proposal include the gain or loss of residential units? No

18. All Types of Development: Non-residential Floorspace

Does your proposal involve the loss, gain or change of use of non-residential floorspace? Yes

Total gross new internal floorspace proposed (including changes of use) (square metres) 737
Use Class/type of use: Other

19. Employment

If known, please complete the following information regarding employees:

Proposed employees 10 (full-time)

20. Hours of Opening

No Hours of Opening details were submitted for this application

21. Site Area

What is the site area? 4,950.00 sq. metres

22. Industrial or Commercial Processes and Machinery

Please describe the activities and processes which would be carried out on the site and the end products including paint, ventilation or air conditioning. Please include the