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In 2016 outline planning permission was granted for the extension of the
bottling plant at Harrogate Spa Water Ltd. (HSWL) (Ref 16/05254/OUTMAJ).
Condition 1 of the outline permission set a series of parameters for the size of
the approved extension. The applicant has now applied to vary this condition
to allow a larger extension to be built. This would be approximately 40% larger
than that approved under the existing outline permission.
The proposed development involves the further loss of trees and biodiversity
and an off-site compensation site has been identified and will be secured by a
The land is classified as an Asset of Community Value (ACV) and this is a
material planning consideration.
RECOMMENDATION: Defer and Approve subject to conditions and a s106
agreement securing the biodiversity compensation site.