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Pyramus & Thisbe Club (Andrew… 31 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation Appendix C: Requirements of the Basement Impact Assessment C11 - C17

  • Comment ID: 370
There are a number of well established and professional considerate contractors who undertake basements on a day to day basis and their involvement results in little or no damage and much reduced inconvenience, distress etc to neighbouring owners/occupiers. The reverse is evident where a more cavalier attitude is taken towards neighbourly relations and contractors are appointed mainly on the basis of price in place of ensuring there is considerable experience in dealing with the complex nature o
Ladbroke Association (Sophia L… 31 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation Appendix C: Requirements of the Basement Impact Assessment C11 - C17

  • Comment ID: 357
15. Increasing problems are being caused by cases where several major works are taking place in the same street. This can lead to streets being regularly blocked or semi-blocked because of multiple uncoordinated lorry movements. It is not enough for CTMPs to be required to take account of other developments for which permission have been given as there is no knowing what order the works will be in. A system must be devised for ensuring that, when the construction phase is reached, traffic moveme
Sam Gordon Clark 30 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation Appendix C: Requirements of the Basement Impact Assessment C11 - C17

  • Comment ID: 205
Considerate builders scheme: This is a joke. Who notices any difference in behaviour between those who advertise their membership, and those who don't. There is much anecdotal evidence of abusive workmen - ask a traffic warden.
Studio Indigo Ltd (Doug Indigo) 30 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation Appendix C: Requirements of the Basement Impact Assessment C11 - C17

  • Comment ID: 194
· The success of a basement construction is often down to the experience of a contractor and his team, unsuccessful basements are usually as a result of inexperience contractors appointed by owners who want a cheap job. Perhaps a scheme can be developed like the 'Considerate Contractors Scheme' especially for basements constructions.
Guy Mayers 28 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation Appendix C: Requirements of the Basement Impact Assessment C11 - C17

  • Comment ID: 65
6. "How long, Oh Lord, how long" must the neighbourhood put up with the noise, dust, traffic, vermin etc? Is it sufficient that (a) the applicant can name their construction timing and (b) that there is no sanction should that be overshot? Would this be addressed if RBK&C were to require a substantial deposit with each application to be returned providing the conditions of the CDMP were met?
Simpson 21 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation Appendix C: Requirements of the Basement Impact Assessment C11 - C17

  • Comment ID: 86
C.12 The DCMP should also include details of all proposed excavation and structural demolition, together with volume calculations.