FOI request (FOI222170)
HASTINGS COURT NURSING HOME - ONSITE CAR PARKING SPACES
Requested Fri 15 September 2017
Responded Fri 15 September 2017
A) What consideration was given by Hastings Borough Council to the adjacent cul-de-sacs in relation to the allocation of car parking spaces at Hastings Court Nursing Home during the development time bearing in mind "Parking is often the single most emotive issue that can cause concern and distress in a local community"? Please supply copies of considerations.
B) How many car parking spaces were specified by Hastings Borough Council to Hastings Court Nursing Home in agreeing planning permission.?
C) How was this number (B) of car park spaces calculated.
D) How were these car parking spaces allocated in terms of numbers allocated to?
E) Are there any guidelines which the Council must adhere to when considering parking car parking for residential developments including residential Nursing Homes. If so, what are they?
F) Were there any guidelines or ratio calculations which the Council followed when determining the number of parking spaces for Hastings Court Nursing Home. If so, what are they?
G) Please provide copies of all documents, including emails and letters to and from Hastings Borough Council which considers or discusses parking or car parking spaces in relation to the Hastings Court Nursing Home development.
H) What consideration did Hastings Borough Council give to the number of car parking spaces at Hastings Court Nursing Home when the number of beds was increased from the original submission?
A) All planning applications relating to site available on Public Access: https://www.hastings.gov.uk/planning/searching/. Please see officer's reports and consultee comments for the various applications relating to the nursing home development for details of any considerations. B) Car parking not specified to applicant by Hastings Borough Council (HBC) . An amount of parking was proposed by applicant and considered by HBC, in consultation with the Local Highway Authority, during application process. C) Applicant explains in design and access statement for original care home consent (HS/FA/08/00699) how parking was calculated. Information publically available on Public Access: https://www.hastings.gov.uk/planning/searching/ D) Information not held. E) Current guidelines are contained in HBC Supplementary Planning Document: Parking Provision in New Development. This can be found here: https://www.hastings.gov.uk/content/planning/planning_policy/local_plan/pdfs/spd/Parking_Provision_in_New_Developments_SPD.pdf F) Planning applications relating to nursing home span the previous and current Local Plan periods. Current guidance is listed at (E) above and previous guidance was 'PARKING STANDARDS AT DEVELOPMENT - Supplementary Planning Guidance for East Sussex', which is attached. G) Any information available will be on the various planning applications relating to nursing home development. All applications available on Public Access: https://www.hastings.gov.uk/planning/searching/ H) As per (A), see officer's report.
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