BADGERS MOUNT Sevenoaks, Kent

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Crematorium/Cemetery | Fort Halstead | Care Home | Broke Hill | Jenkins Neck Woods

SDC LOCAL PLAN - Call For Sites

Online Planning Applications - View the latest Badgers Mount planning applications
Search results are direct from the Sevenoaks District Council website and are displayed in a new 'window'.

Local Planning Applications
Local planning applications are listed under the parish of Badgers Mount, but as some applications which can affect Badgers Mount are part of the parish of Halstead there are options below to search for both parishes in the ward of "Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount".

Planning for:
Ward Halstead, Knockholt & Badgers Mount   Parish: *BADGERS MOUNT*


UPDATE: Above search changed to search for 'All' Wards as SDC have some invalid references!

Planning for:
Ward Halstead, Knockholt & Badgers Mount   Parish: *HALSTEAD*

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SEVENOAKS DISTRICT COUNCIL
SDC Planning 'home page' for Planning News, Online Planning Services, Pre-application Enquiries, Planning Enforcement and further information can be found here: SDC PLANNING HOME.

Archive
Now Badgers Mount has it's own Parish Council (April 2015) a new search has been added above.
The old search for planning applications in Badgers Mount when we were part of Shoreham has been left below for reference.

Planning for:
Ward Halstead, Knockholt & Badgers Mount   Parish: *SHOREHAM*

 

GREEN BELT

Map of Badgers Mount Green Belt/AONB Badgers Mount Green Belt Map


AONB/Green Belt map of Badgers Mount (PDF)

Showing planning policies:
EN6 - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
EN7 - Special Landscape Area
EN17(B) - Site on Nature Conservation Interest
GB1 - Metropolitan Green Belt
S3A - Local Centres
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Further details can be viewed on the Sevenoaks District Council's website

Badgers Mount is within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and largely within the London (Metropolitan) Green Belt area. See the Kent Landscape Information System website for more information.

 

SEVENOAKS DISTRICT COUNCIL - LOCAL PLAN

Updated September 2018
You can read the BMRA's response to SDC here.


DRAFT LOCAL PLAN CONSULTATION: Visit SDC website to view & comment
You can comment on the Draft Local Plan from Monday 16th July to Monday 10th September 2018.

SDC Drop in consultation sessions -
Halstead Pavilion (Recreation Ground, Station Road TN14 7DH)
Monday 13th August, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Thursday 16th August, 10am to 2pm
Sevenoaks District Council
(TN13 1HG) - Wednesday 5th September, 2pm to 8pm

Sevenoaks District Council have also created an interactive map showing the proposed development sites. CLICK the map to open - you then need to search for Badgers Mount.

The plan shows 194 houses in the Conway (ex MOD) site, 21 by the Old London Road roundabout, 800 at Broke Hill. Use the interactive map to view all the proposed local developments.

Local Plan - SDC interactive map

September 2017
Badgers Mount - Land opposite Parish Field, Badgers Road

SDC document: "Conclusion: Unsuitable".
Appendix 2d – Category 4 sites (greenfield sites in the Green Belt adjacent to identified settlements) you can download the report here (SDC website).

ISSUES AND OPTIONS CONSULTATION OPENS

3rd August 2017 to 5th October 2017
View and comment on the Local Plan - Issues and Options consultation on the SDC website.

"CALL FOR SITES"

June 2016 - Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment

View the Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount potential development sites that have been submitted by the land owners on the SDC website.
 
PDF document 11 shows our local sites including 200 houses in the FM Conway (ex-MOD) site and 10 houses in a field in Badgers Road.

LOCAL NON-RESIDENTIAL PLANNING APPLICATIONS OF INTEREST

July 2018

20m MOBILE PHONE POLE - A224 ORPINGTON BYPASS

A proposal to double the size of the existing mobile phone pole on the Orpington Bypass (A224) near to Woodlands View has been submitted.

18/01969/FUL | The removal of the existing 10 metre high Phase 4 monopole, the installation of a 20 metre high Phase 5 monopole, and ancillary development thereto. | Telecomms Equipment Next To Broomhatch Orpington Bypass Road Badgers Mount KENT

View application on the SDC website
8th September 2018: GRANTED

  
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September 2017

TELECOMMUNICATIONS MAST AND BASE STATION INSTALLATION

A mobile phone mast is being installed on land between Badgers Road and the M25.

117/00475/TELNOT | Proposed telecommunications mast and base station installation. | Land Adjacent Haresfield Badgers Road Badgers Mount KENT TN14 7AY
View application on the SDC website

DECISION: "Sevenoaks District Council determined that prior approval is not required".

Badgers Road - Photos taken 26th March 2018

Mobile Phone Mast Installation - Badgers Road Mobile Phone Mast Installation - Badgers Road  
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April 2016

FOX’S GARAGE (ELITE MOTORS) CARE HOME DEVELOPMENT

116/01072/FUL Elite Motors, Orpington Bypass, Badgers Mount KENT TN14 7AP
Nursing Home development proposal - Orpington Bypass A224Demolition of the existing garage and erection of a 60 bedroom elderly nursing home (Use Class C2) with associated adjustments to the site access and provision of associated car parking, landscaping and site infrastructure.

View application on the SDC website
24th February 2017: GRANTED

February 2018:

CARE HOME DEVELOPMENT
NEWS UPDATES

25/11/15

JENKINS NECK WOODS

SDC are proposing to sell this woodland - further details: Jenkins Neck Woods

HALSTEAD/BADGERS MOUNT, SEVENOAKS

CREMATORIUM/CEMETERY PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Three separate planning applications for a local crematorium have recently been submitted.

London Road, Halstead (opp. Polhill Garden Centre) - Fields...1) SEPT 2013: PLANNING APPLICATION 13/02415/FUL
Crematorium and Burial Ground planning application.
London Road, Halstead (field opposite Polhill Garden Centre).
View application on the SDC website
Change of use of land for the erection of a new crematorium, associated car park, access road and gardens of remembrance, and area for natural and traditional burials.
Land South Of Orchard Barn London Road Halstead KENT
 
Decision published 8th November 2013: REFUSED
16th December 2013: APPEAL LODGED
10th March 2014: APPEAL DISMISSED

2) NOVEMBER 2013: PLANNING APPLICATION 13/03178/FUL
Additional Crematorium application not related to the above
This is in the adjacent field to the above application.
Demolition of 4 buildings & a silo. Change of use of land for the erection of a new crematorium, memorial garden, fencing, landscaping and car parking, together with new entrance gateway off internal access road. Land North Of Oak Tree Farm London Road Badgers Mount Halstead KENT TN14 7AB
View application on the SDC website
28th March 2014: REFUSED
1st May 2014: APPEAL LODGED
19th December 2014: DECISION: APPEAL ALLOWED
Planning Inspectorate reference: APP/G2245/W/14/2217055 View Decision

"The appeal is allowed and planning permission is granted for a crematorium, memorial garden, landscaping and car parking at land north of Oak Tree Farm, London Road, Halstead, Kent, TN14 7AB in accordance with the terms of the application, Ref SE/13/03178/FUL, dated 24 October 2013, subject to the conditions in the attached schedule."

30th January 2015: High Court Challenge Claim
6th February 2017: High Court DECISION
See SDC Planning Application link above for details.

3) WATERCROFT WOODS - Halstead, Kent
NOVEMBER 2013
: PLANNING APPLICATION 13/03353/FUL
Third Crematorium application approx. 1 mile from the two above
Proposed Chapel/crematorium, relocation of the ancillary car park and erection of a woodman's shed.
Watercrofts Wood, Old London Road, Badgers Mount Kent.
View application on the SDC website
19th March 2014
: WITHDRAWN 
25th JUNE 2014
: *New application submitted*:
14/02003/FUL Erection of Chapel/Crematorium, provision of ancillary car park and erection of a woodman's shed. Watercrofts Wood Old London Road Badgers Mount Kent.
View application on the SDC website
30th January 2015: REFUSED

NOTE - there is also a planning application for a cemetery at this same location:

Halstead/Badgers Mount Cemetery - Watercrofts Wood, Old London RoadWATERCROFTS WOOD CEMETERY
Halstead, Kent
APRIL 2015 15/01244/LDCEX
Watercrofts Wood, Old London Road, Badgers Mount Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 7AE
To establish that planning permission SE/10/00079/FUL (Erection of a chapel and maintenance shed, car park and ancillary facilities, Amended plans received 11.03.2010 showing amended siting of proposed buildings to take account of protected trees) was implemented.
View application on the SDC website
19th June 2015: REFUSED
15th Sept 2015: APPEAL LODGED
Planning Inspectorate reference
: APP/G2245/X/15/3134599
View Appeal on the Appeals Casework Portal

9th May 2016: APPEAL ALLOWED
Summary of decision: "The appeal is allowed and a lawful development certificate is issued".
Use link above for further details.

19th October 2016 - New planning application:
16/03186/FUL Watercrofts Wood Old London Road Badgers Mount Kent.
Proposed chapel, maintenance store, access, car parking and associated landscaping
.
View application on the SDC website
27th January 2017: DECISION: GRANTED

9th July 2018 - New planning application:
Minor material amendment to application 16/03186/FUL for the (Proposed chapel, maintenance store, access, car parking and associated landscaping) to re-position some external windows and doors, open canopy and introduction of resomation burial system equipment.
View application on the SDC website
NOTE: The application describes 'Resomation' as Natural water cremation.

FORT HALSTEAD

Fort Halstead development plans
The www.forthalstead.com website contains further details and the latest news.
JULY 2016: The Fort Halstead website address is currently unavailable/for sale.

March 2015

Outline Planning Application submitted for Fort Halstead:
Outline planning permission for the demolition of buildings and development of a mixed-use development comprising a business area (Use Classes B1 and B2 with ancillary energetic material testing) of up to 27,000 sq m GEA, 450 residential units, a hotel of up to 80 beds, a village centre (Use Classes A1-A3, B1a, D1 and D2), use of the Fort Area and bunkers as an historic interpretation centre (Use Class D1) with ancillary workshop space, and works associated with the development including roads, landscaping, security fencing, formal and informal open space, pedestrian, cyclist and public transport infrastructure, utilities infrastructure, sustainable urban drainage system, cycle and car parking (with all matters reserved); and detailed approval for two access points at Otford Lane/Crow Drive (primary) and Star Hill (secondary).
View application on the SDC website.
 
30/12/2015: GRANT OF OUTLINE PLANNING PERMISSION
View decision using the link above.

BROKE HILL GOLF COURSE   'STONEHOUSE PARK - Park Garden Village'

1st March 2018
There is a proposed housing development (by Quinn Estates) on the land which was previously Broke Hill Golf Course.
See the Halstead Parish website for more details.
This proposed development has been included in the Draft Local Plan.

HALSTEAD GREEN BELT FUTURE GROUP
Local Halstead residents have also created a dedicated website: www.halstead-gbf.org.uk

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FRACKING

20th May 2013
Seismic Survey for Oil and Gas in Sevenoaks and Bromley
Leading to Fracking? (hydraulic fracturing shale)

Photos of survey being carried out in Badgers Mount (Old London Road and A224)

Oil Survey - Cables laid around Badgers Mount (Old London Road) Seismic survey vehicle along the Orpington Bypass
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Posted for information for those wondering about the works going on around Badgers Mount, Halstead, Knockholt and Shoreham.
 
North Weald '2D' Vibroseis Seismic Survey is being carried out by Telsa Exploration International Ltd on behalf of Northdown Energy Ltd. The survey is covering 63 kilometres of road and track between Farnborough, Knockholt, Dunton Green, Otford, Shoreham, Eynsford and Orpington.
The survey process involves a slow moving convoy of specialist vibrator tractor units.

Link to KCC's website removed as it no longer has the details for the seismic survey.
The original reference was: KCC/PRE/SE/0030/2013

 

WASTE AND MINERAL SITES DEVELOPMENT PLAN

View archived information on the ex-MOD site as part of KCC's Waste and Mineral sites plan.

 

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