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COMMONS ACT 2006, POWICK HAMS COMMON NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR CONSENT UNDER SECTION 38 OF THE COMMONS ACT 2006

Notice ID: MF0260609

Notice effective from
8th February 2018 to 10th March 2018

WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

PUBLIC NOTICE

COMMONS ACT 2006, POWICK HAMS COMMON NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR CONSENT UNDER SECTION 38 OF THE COMMONS ACT 2006

WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL has applied to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for consent under section 38 of the Commons Act 2006. The Planning Inspectorate will decide the application on behalf of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The proposed works in connection with the A4440 Worcester Southern Link Road Phase 4 adjacent to and between Powick Roundabout and Ketch roundabout include the following:

(i) Retrospective permission for initial ground investigation in Powick Hams Common parallel to the existing A4440 Temeside Way, A440 Hams Way and A449 Malvern Road embankments for soils material sampling, water monitoring and archaeological investigation, including reinstatement.



(ii) Ground investigation in Powick Hams Common parallel to the existing A4440 Temeside Way, A440 Hams Way and A449 Malvern Road embankments for soils material sampling, water monitoring and archaeological investigation. All ground investigation works will be temporarily fenced during investigation and backfilled on completion, with the exception of marked sampling tubes to remain protruding above ground for three years for water monitoring purposes in relation to the boreholes;



(iii) Relocation within Powick Hams Common of an existing electricity pylon on the south of the A4440 Temeside Way, including associated ground investigation, erection of temporary pylon and temporary cable support structures during relocation (noting the existing pylon is already within Powick Hams Common);



(iv) Temporary site compounds and working areas to facilitate access for environmental mitigation works and undertaking permanent works to widen the A4440and constructassociated bridges.



The total area of works requiring Section 38 consent within Powick Hams Common is 12.5Ha. For theareaofCommonland permanentlyaffected by the scheme, a separate relevant application will be made to register an equivalent area of replacement Commonland adjacent to the existing Common in order to de-register the area affected. A copy of the application form and accompanying documents showing the proposed works can be inspected at: Worcestershire County Council, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester, WR5 2NP during normal office hours until Monday 12th March 2018. A copy of the application form and accompanying documents showing the proposed works may be obtained by writing to WSLR4 Project Team, Worcestershire County Council, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester, WR5 2NP. Any representations should be sent in writing ON or BEFORE that date to the Planning Inspectorate, Commons Team at 3F Temple Quay House, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN or commonlandcasework@ pins.gsi.gov.uk. Representations sent to the Planning Inspectorate cannot be treated as confidential. They will be copied to the applicant and possibly to other interested parties.

SIMON MALLINSON, Head of Legal and Democratic

Services, CountyHall, SpetchleyRoad,

Worcester WR5 2NP 8th February 2018



www.worcestershire.gov.uk

Attachments

MF0260609.pdf Download

Worcestershire County Council

County Hall , Spetchley Road , Worcester , Worcestershire , WR5 2NP

http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk 01905 763 763

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