Appeal by: Applegreen Plc

Proposal: Outline application for proposed motorway service area to the west side of the A1(M) with vehicular over bridge to and from southbound carriageway and partial diversion of the A168, including associated infrastructure and staff access from B6265.

Site at: Land comprising OS Field 3300, Marton Le Moor, North Yorkshire.

LPA reference: 18/00123/EIAMAJ

PI reference: APP/E2734/W/20/3245778

Key dates:
Submission of proofs of evidence - 5 May 2020
Public inquiry (subject to confirmation): starting at 9.30am on 2 June. Venue and number of days the inquiry will run for to be confirmed

Contact:
Mark Simmonds, Planning Officer, Harrogate Borough Council
Email [email protected] / telephone: 07525 988243

Core documents:

Section one - Vale of York MSA planning application and decision documents

CD1 1 Planning application forms and certification
CD1 2 Harrogate Borough Council validation certificate - biodiversity
CD1 3 Harrogate Borough Council validation certificate - transport assessment
CD1 4 Planning statement
CD1 5 Planning application drawings, comprising

  1. location plan (reference: 162007-AFL-00-00-DR-A-01101 P05)
  2. statutory plan (reference: 162007-AFL-00-00-DR-A-01102 P06)
  3. illustrative masterplan (un-rendered) (reference: 162007-AFL-00-00-DR-A-00101 P10)
  4. parameters plan (reference: 162007-AFL-00-00-DR-A-00120 P07)
  5. illustrative site sections 01 (reference: 162007-AFL-00-XX-DR-A-00301 P02)
  6. illustrative site sections 02 (reference: 162007-AFL-00-XX-DR-A-00302 P01)
  7. illustrative site wide masterplan (reference: LP2076-FIRA-10-W-0001 Rev J)
  8. illustrative masterplan main MSA facility (reference: LP2076-FIRA-10-W-0002 Rev K)
  9. proposed MSA motorway access works (reference: 60534927-SKE-C-3000 Rev G)
  10. MSA rear access junction (reference: 60534927-SKE-C-0300 Rev F)

CD1 6 Statement of community involvement
CD1 7 Statement on consultation
CD1 7 Statement on consultation appendix B
CD1 7 Statement on consultation appendix C public and stakeholder responses part 1 of 2
CD1 7 Statement on consultation appendix C public and stakeholder responses part 2 of 2
CD1 8 Design and access statement part 1 of 5
CD1 8 Design and access statement part 2 of 5
CD1 8 Design and access statement part 3 of 5
CD1 8 Design and access statement part 4 of 5
CD1 8 Design and access statement part 5 of 5
CD1 9 Arboricultural assessment
CD1 10 Arboricultural impact assessment
CD1 11 Transport assessment part 1 of 3
CD1 11 Transport assessment part 2 of 3
CD1 11 Transport assessment part 3 of 3
CD1 12 Travel plan
CD1 13 Transport assessment addendum - technical note 05
CD1 14 Construction traffic management plan
CD1 15 Road safety audit designer response
CD1 16 Environmental statement (six volumes), comprising:

  1. volume 1 - main report
  2. volume 2 - illustrative figures
  3. volume 3 - technical appendices
  4. volume 4 - non-technical summary
  5. volume 5 - addendum
  6. volume 6 - 2nd addendum

CD1 17 Response to RAMS economic evaluation (March 2018)
CD1 17 Response to RAMS economic evaluation covering email
CD1 18 Vale of York MSA A168 alignment changes covering letter 16 August 2018 redacted
CD1 19 Additional lighting information cover email 29 October 2019
CD1 19 Revised table regarding illumination
CD1 20 Response to HE cover email 31 October 2018
CD1 20 AECOM technical note
CD1 20 Location of accessible spaces
CD1 21 AXIS technical note applicants response in respect of landscape and visual matters (October 2018)
CD1 22 Highways submission covering email August 2019
CD1 23 Drainage report rev E covering email
CD1 23 Drainage report rev E 1 of 2
CD1 23 Drainage report rev E 2 of 2
CD1 24 Letter to councillors dated 14 November 2019
CD1 24 Infographic
CD1 25 Harrogate Borough Councils committee report (19 November 2019)
CD1 26 Harrogate Borough Council's committee minutes (19 November 2019)
CD1 27 Harrogate Borough Councils decision notice (22 November 2019)
CD1 28  Updates to the committee report
CD1 29 Transcript of a recording of Harrogate Borough Council’s planning committee on 19 November 2019
CD1 30 Parameters plan (dwg. no. 162007-AFL-00-00-DR-A-00120 P08)

Section 2 - Vale of York MSA consultation responses from the planning application process

CD2.1 Letter from director of community services (arboricultural section) to Harrogate Borough Council 25 January 2018
CD2.2 Email from Mike Wickens to Mike Parkes re drainage 5 November 2019
CD2.3 Email from Barrie Gannon to Mike Parkes re landscape 1 November 2019
CD2.4 Response from Mike Wickens re drainage 8 February 2018
CD2.5 Response from Mike Wickens re drainage 16 July 2018
CD2.6 Email from Dan McAndrew to Mike Parkes re ecology 1 November 2019
CD2.7 Response from Rebecca Micallef (economic development officer) to Harrogate Borough Council 6 March 2018
CD2.8 Email from Rebecca Micallef (economic development officer) to Mike Parkes 19 November 2019
CD2.9 Response from Richard Hulme (environmental health officer) to Harrogate Borough Council 30 January 2018
CD2.10 Letter from Pam Johnson (North Yorkshire County Council transport and development) to Harrogate Borough Council 15 February 2018
CD2.11 Response from Jack Fawdington of Highways England to Harrogate Borough Council 3 April 2019
CD2.12 Email from Jamey Fearnside (Highways England) to Harrogate Borough Council 5 October 2018
CD2.13 Cover email from Jamey Fearnside (Highways England) to Harrogate Borough Council, and formal response 8 February 2018 1 of 3
CD2.13 Cover email from Jamey Fearnside (Highways England) to Harrogate Borough Council, and formal response 8 February 2018 2 of 3
CD2.13 Cover email from Jamey Fearnside (Highways England) to Harrogate Borough Council, and formal response 8 February 2018 3 of 3
CD2.14 Email from Jack Fawdington (Highways England) to Mike Parkes 23 July 2019
CD2.15 Email from Jamey Fearnside (Highways England) to Mike Parkes 30 October 2019
CD2.16 Email from Nigel Yeatman (A-one+ on behalf of Highways England) to Mike Parkes 30 October 3019
CD2.17 Response from Jan Falkingham re landscape 20 September 2018
CD2.18 Letter from Natural England to Harrogate Borough Council 2 February 2018
CD2.19 Letter from North Yorkshire Police to Harrogate Borough Council 25 January 2018
CD2.20 Email from Gareth Roberts (North Yorkshire County Council flood officer (LLFA)) to Harrogate Borough Council 14 November 2019
CD2.21 Letter from Peter Rowe (North Yorkshire County Council heritage services) to Harrogate Borough Council 29 January 2018
CD2.22 Letter from Pam Johnson (North Yorkshire County Council transport and development) to Harrogate Borough Council 12 November 2019
CD2.23 Response from Pam Johnson (North Yorkshire County Council transport and development) 8 October 2019
CD2.24 Letter from Sam Till (North Yorkshire County Council planning services) to Harrogate Borough Council 21 January 2018
CD2.25 Email from Dan McAndrew ecology officer to Mike Parkes 1 November 2019
CD2 26 Email from Stephanie Walden (Yorkshire Water) to Mikes Parkes 7 November 2019
CD2.27 Email from Stephanie Walden (Yorkshire Water) to Mikes Parkes 12 November 2019
CD2 28 Letter from Stephanie Walden of Yorkshire Water to Harrogate Borough Council 15 February 2018
CD2 29 Note from Pam Johnson (North Yorkshire County Council Highways) 30 October 2019
CD2 30 Note from Pam Johnson (North Yorkshire County Council Highways) 22 October 2019
CD2 31 Email from Pam Johnson (North Yorkshire County Council Highways) to Harrogate Borough Council 14 October 2019
CD2 32 Response from Mike Wickens re drainage 7 March 2018
CD2 33 Kirby Hill RAMS statement of objection dated February 2018
CD2 34 Kirby Hill RAMS economic evaluation dated February 2018
CD2 35 Letter from Kirby Hill RAMS to Harrogate Borough Council 30 May 2018
CD2 36 Letter from Kirby Hill RAMS to Harrogate Borough Council 3 September 2018
CD2 37 Email from Kirby Hill RAMS to Harrogate Borough Council 6 December 2018
CD2 38 Email from Kirby Hill RAMS to Harrogate Borough Council 14 August 2019
CD2 39 Email chain between Kirby Hill MSA and economic development officer March 2018
CD2 40 Parish Council representations made in response to the Appellant’s 2017 and 2019 planning applications
CD2 41 Individual representations from members of the public made in response to the Appellant's 2017 and 2019 planning applications
CD2 42 Representations made to the Planning Committee under the opportunity to speak scheme on 19 November 2019 by Cllr Ken Lawson, Chair of Kirby Hill and District Parish Council and Mr Gareth Owens, Chair of Kirby Hill RAMS
CD2 43 Email from Langthorpe Parish Council to Harrogate Borough Council 11 October 2019

Section 3 - Vale of York MSA appeal documentation

CD3 1 Notification of intention to submit an appeal
CD3 2 Start letter from the Planning Inspectorate dated 12 February 2020
CD3 3 Choice of procedure AXIS, January 2020
CD3 4 Appellant appeal form January 2020
CD3 5 LPA questionnaire February 2020
CD3 6 Statement of case on behalf of the appellant AXIS, January 2020
CD3 7 Statement of case on behalf of Harrogate Borough Council March 2020
CD3 8 Statement of case on behalf of Kirby Hill RAMS March 2020
CD3 9 First draft statement of common ground appellant January 2020 - not yet agreed
CD3 10 Draft section 106 heads of terms AXIS, March 2020
CD3 11 Inspector's case management conference note 9 April 2020

Section 4 - Local planning policy documents and guidance

CD4 1 Harrogate district local plan March 2020
CD4 2 Biodiversity design guide November 2002
CD4 3 Green infrastructure supplementary planning document (SPD) November 2014
CD4 4 Harrogate district biodiversity action plan December 2012
CD4 5 Harrogate landscape character assessment February 2004
CD4 6 Harrogate district draft local plan and additional sites: Consultation statement including key issues November 2017
CD4 7 Harrogate district local plan: publication draft key issues report 2018 August 2018
CD4 8 Harrogate economic growth strategy 2017-2035
CD4 10 Table of the appellant's comments submitted to the draft Harrogate district local plan consultations in 2016 and 2018

Section 5 - National planning policy documents

CD5 1 National planning policy framework DCLG, February 2019
CD5 2 National planning policy guidance NPPG, various
CD5 3 Department for transport circular 02/2013: The strategic road network and the delivery of sustainable development September 2013
CD5 4 National policy statement for the National Networks December 2014
CD5 5 Department for Transport Circular 01/2008: Policy on service areas and other roadside facilities on motorways and all-purpose trunk roads in England
CD5 6 'Securing the Future' - the UK Sustainable Development Strategy 2005
CD5 7 Highways Agency: Spatial Planning Framework: Review of Strategic Road Network Service Areas - National Report January 2010

Section 6 - Other applications, permissions and inquiry decisions etc

CD6 1 Decision notice 08/05860/EIAMAJ. Outline application for the erection of motorway service area comprising amenity building, petrol filling station, heavy goods vehicle amenity building, car parking and associated landscaping with access considered (site area 19.3ha) (Harrogate Borough Council, March 2009)
CD6 2 Appeal decision and inspectors report (A) APP/E2734/A/09/2102196, (B) APP/G2713/V/09/2108815, (C) APP/E2734/V/10/2133571, (D) APP/E2734/V/10/2133577, (E) APP/G2713/V/10/2133567 motorway service area proposals on the A1(M) (DCLG, October 2012)
CD6 3 Appeal decision APP/N4720/V/02/1084989, APP/N4720/V/03/1118337, APP/N2739/V/02/1084991, APP/E2734/A/95/254959, APP/E2734/V/02/1099827, APP/E2734/V/02/1099828, APP/E2734/V/02/1084990, APP/E2734/A/97/28555. Motorway service area proposals on the A1(M) (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, August 2005)
CD6 4 Appeal decision APP/E2734/W/18/3213232 Appeal by Future Habitat Ltd, Land Comprising Field at 438887 468593, Church Lane, Kirby Hill: Outline application for up to 50 dwellings with access considered (Revised Scheme) - 5 June 2019
CD6 5 Court of Appeal judgement in the Heathrow runway case, 2020 EWCA Civ 214, Lindblom, J. 27 February 2020
CD6 6 High Court Appeal judgement, CO/12581/2012, Lindblom, J. 28 October 2013

Section 7 - Other landscape documents

CD7 1 Guidelines for landscape and visual impact assessment (GLVIA), third edition Landscape Institute, 2013
CD7 2 Harrogate district landscape character assessment - area 74 February 2004
CD7 3 Harrogate district landscape character assessment - area 76 February 2004
CD7 4 Harrogate district landscape character assessment - area 81 February 2004
CD7 5 Harrogate district landscape character assessment - area 85 February 2004
CD7 6 ‘In search of the identity of Kirby Hill’. chapter 9 in “Experiential Landscape: an Approach to People, Place and Space” by Dr. Kevin Thwaites and Ian Simkins (Routledge, 2006)
CD7 7 Agricultural land classification maps for the area of the proposed site, obtained from the Government’s online geographical information system MAGIC
CD7 8 Extract from Bulmer’s History - Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire, 1891, part 2, page 733 concerning Kirby Hill
CD7 9 Extract from the Domesday Book in 1086 concerning Kirby Hill (Chirchebi)
CD7 10 Visual representation of development proposals technical guidance note 06/19. Landscape Institute 17 September 2019
CD7 11 Photography and photomontage in landscape and visual impact assessment. Advice note 01/11. Landscape Institute, March 2011
CD7 12 National character area profile 28, Natural England
CD7 13 National character area profile 30, Natural England
CD7 14 North Yorkshire and York landscape characterisation project May 2011
CD7 15 Page 207 in the British Archaeology publication ‘Cult, Religion, and Pilgrimage’ by Jan Harding of Newcastle University
CD7 16 Statement by Community Archaeologist Kevin Cale on the Historic Landscape to the Evening Session of the 2010/11 MSA inquiry
CD7 17 Kirby Hill RAMS photos showing the potential impact of the proposed MSA on the night sky at Kirby Hill

Section 8 - Other miscellaneous documents

CD8 1 Harrogate Retail Study Peter Brett Associates, January 2014
CD8 2 Harrogate Retail Study update Peter Brett Associates, December 2016
CD8 3 Experian GOAD Plan for Boroughbridge April 2020 survey date 11 November 2019
CD8 4 Experian GOAD Town Centre Category Report for Boroughbridge April 2020
CD8 5 The Soils Guide Cranfield University
CD8 6 Construction code of practice for the sustainable use of soils on construction sites Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 2009
CD8 7 Agricultural land classification summary map and agricultural land classification summary report. Proposed motorway service area, Kirby Hill, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire (job no. 33/97) (Farming and Rural Conservation Agency, 1997)
CD8 8 Agricultural Land Classification of England and Wales: Revised guidelines and criteria for grading the quality of agricultural land Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1988
CD8 9 Agricultural land classification map and agricultural land classification report. Walshford to Dishforth, North Yorkshire, Proposed A1(M) motorway. (project no: 90/90) Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1991
CD8 10 Agricultural Land Classification. A1 Dishforth to North of Leeming, North Yorkshire, Proposed A1(M) motorway (project no: 40014 (only ALC map available) (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1994)
CD8 11 Agricultural Land Classification: protecting the best and most versatile agricultural land. Technical information note TIN049, Second edition (Natural England, 2012)
CD8 12 Agricultural Land Classification, Land at Ripon J50 A1(M) - document reference 9718844 (application reference: 18/02713/EIAMAJ) (Savills, February 2020)
CD8 13 Agricultural Land Classification, Land at Ripon J50 A1(M) - document reference 9176148 (application reference: 18/02713/EIAMAJ) (Savills, February 2018)
CD8 14 Application 10/02490/EIAMAJ - Environmental Impact Assessment, Chapter 9, Figure 9.1 - document references 6412708, 6412512
CD8 15 The Road to Zero - next steps towards cleaner road transport and delivering our Industrial Strategy Department for Transport, July 2018
CD8 16 The Green Book: Central Government Guidance on Appraisal and Evaluation (HM Treasury, 2018)
CD8 17 Assessing the Impacts of Spatial Interventions: Regeneration, Renewal and Regional Development (ODPM, September 2003)
CD8 18 Additionality Guide 4 edition (HCA, 2014)
CD8 19 Occasional Paper 1: Research to improve the assessment of additionality (BIS, October 2009)
CD8 20 Design and access statement to support application 08/05860/EIAMAJ (FPCR, 2008)
CD8 21 The committee on climate change net zero technical report (May 2019)
CD8 22 Building Regulations 2010 part H
CD8 23 SUDS Manual 2015
CD8 24 HCA Employment Density Guide (EDG, November 2015)
CD8 25 Email from Eastwoods and Partners to Yorkshire Water Technical Sewerage dated 27 March 2017
CD8 26 Email from Yorkshire Water Developer Services to Eastwoods & Partners dated 10 April 2017
CD8 27 Email from Eastwoods and Partners to Yorkshire Water Developer Services dated 16 July 2018
CD8 30 CDP Ireland Climate Change report 2018
CD8 31 ONS: Road transport and air emissions: Contribution of road transport to greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions – further analysis of the UK Environmental Accounts data
CD8 32 Which consumes more fuel, driving fast or driving slow, and why? Quora.com
CD8 33 Highways England Climate Adaptation Risk Assessment Progress Update - 2016
CD8 34 DEFRA Clean Air Strategy 2019
CD8 35 Applegreen Annual Report and Accounts 2018
CD8 36 Coronavirus shows the enormous scale of the climate crisis - wired.co.uk (21st April 2020)
CD8 37 CD14.11 from the 2010/11 MSA Inquiry - Highways Agency and NYCC Distance Verification Data June 2010
CD8 38 Minutes of a meeting between Councillors and Yorkshire Water Management regarding the Boroughbridge Water Infrastructure April 2018
CD8 39 Action Tracker from a meeting between Councillors and Yorkshire Water Management regarding the Boroughbridge Water Infrastructure April 2018
CD8 40 Yorkshire Water Boroughbridge area sewer map
CD8 41 Locations of sewage escape incidents north of the River Ure reported by local residents to Yorkshire Water
CD8 42 Road accident data for the local road network from Crashmap.co.uk
CD8 43 DMRB CD 123 Rev 1
CD8 44 Highways England: The Post-Opening Project Evaluation - A1(M) Bramham to Wetherby five years after opening study - November 2015
CD8 45 Highways England: The Post-Opening Project Evaluation - A1 Dishforth to Leeming One Year After Opening Study - July 2015
CD8 46 Highways England: ‘A1 Leeming to Barton Improvement Scheme’ - March 2018
CD8 47 Creche secures injunction over Applegreen station pumping "foul" smelling waste water - thejournal.ie - 11th October 2016
CD8 48 DfT RAS10009: Reported road accidents by junction type, 2017
CD8 49 AXIS / Reading Agricultural Consultants Ltd review of Ripon MSA (ref: 18/02713/EIAMAJ) agricultural land classification survey letter dated 20 April 2020
CD8 50 Heathrow Summary Judgement 27 February 2020
Moto statement of case
Moto appendix A1 document index
Moto appendix A2 plan list
Moto appendix A3 other documents

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