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Carrow Works planning application 22/00879/F

Planning permission refused 22 March 2024

Planning permission was refused 22 March 2024. For details of the reasons for refusal please see the decision notice and the EIA Development Statement as required under Regulation 30(1)(d)(iii) of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (EIA Regulations).

Committee decision Thursday 21 March 2024

Norwich City Council's planning applications committee reached a decision on the Carrow Works proposal. The committee refused planning permission for the scheme. For more information, see the planning application committee meeting details.

Ref: Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017

Application Number: 22/00879/F

Location: Carrow Works, King Street

Proposal: Hybrid (Part Full/Part Outline) for the comprehensive redevelopment of Carrow Works, as follows:

  • A full planning application comprising the construction of the principal means of access, the primary internal road and associated public spaces and public realm, including restoration and change of use of Carrow Abbey to former use as residential (Use Class C3), alteration and extension and conversion to residential use, up to (Use Class C3) of the Lodge, Garage and Gardener's Cottage and the Stable Cottages, development of the former Abbey Dining Room for residential use (Use Class C3), adaptation and conversion for flexible uses (Class E and/or C2 and/or C1 and/or C3 and/or F1 and/or F2 and/or B2 and/or B8 and/or Sui Generis) for buildings 207, 92, 206, 7 (7a, 8 and 8a), 209, 35, the Chimney and Class E and/or B2 and/or B8 for the retained Workshop (Block 258), (providing a combined total of up to 143 residential units and 17,625sqm of flexible commercial business, service and local community and learning floorspace), enhanced access to Carrow Abbey and Scheduled Ancient Monument and associated ancillary works.
  • An outline planning application for demolition of existing buildings and replacement with phased residential-led up to 1,716 units (Use Class C3 and/or Class E and/or F1 and/or F2 and/or C1 and/or C2 and/or B2 and/or B8 and/or Sui Generis), (total of 9,005sqm of commercial, busines, service, local community and learning and Sui Generis floorspace) landscaping, open space, new and modified access.

Carrow Works planning applications committee report – March 2024

The application is to be considered by members of the city council’s planning applications committee on 21 March 2024:

Meeting details 

•    Committee report (1.86Mb pdf)
•    Appendix 1 - ENSRA Masterplan Extract (233Kb pdf)
•    Appendix 2 - Assessment of Impacts under the Conservation of Habitats & Species Regulations 2017 (as amended) (94Kb pdf)
•    Appendix 3 - GNLP Policy 7.1 The Norwich Urban Area extract (166Kb pdf)
•    Appendix 4 - GNLP Strategic Allocation Policy STR.01 extract (110Kb pdf)

Norwich City Council has received a planning application to carry out the development described above.

All of the plans and documents for the application are available to download on this page for ease of navigation and viewing.

Although available to download from this website, a hard copy of the Environmental Statement may be requested in writing from Dr Nick Davey, Entran, 2nd and 3rd Floors, Northgate House, Upper Borough Walls, Bath, BA1 1RG, as long as stocks last, and subject to a charge of £780. It can also be purchased on a memory stick for a charge of £60.

Document directory August 2023

How to view and make a comment

Comments from the public and consultees will be available to view on the council’s planning website as they are added throughout the application process.

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