Prior to the commencement of the development, or in accordance with the phasing plan agreed through discharge of condition 4 a Design Statement shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority to include information on how the buildings will be articulated, coloured and use of materials. The Design Statement shall also include details relating to the provision and implementation of boundary tree planting at viewpoint 5 (Smiths Dock Road / Dockside Road). The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approve details and shall be complied with thereafter, unless otherwise agreed in writing.
REASON: To ensure the development is supported by a suitably designed scheme for the sites setting and location.
REASON FOR PRE-COMMENCEMENT: A pre-commencement condition is required so that the final agreed details for the development are agreed in advance of any start of site to avoid the use of inappropriate materials.