Development Management - Proposed Submission

Ended on the 29th April 2011
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Appendix 5: Vehicle Parking Standards

Table A5(1): Vehicle Parking Standards by Use Class

Use Class Land Use Maximum Standards
Central Area AAP Rest of Borough
A1 Shops – food 1 space per 18 m² 1 space per 14 m²
A1 Shops – non food 1 space per 35 m² 1 space per 20 m²
A2 Financial
And Professional
Services
1 space per 30 m² 1 space per 20 m²
A3 Restaurants and cafes 1 space per 6 m² 1 space per 5 m²
A4 Drinking Establishments 1 space per 6 m² 1 space per 5 m²
A5 Hot Food Takeaway 1 space per 25 m² 1 space per 20 m²
B1 Business 1 space per 40 m² 1 space per 30 m²
B2 General Industrial 1 space per 60 m² 1 space per 50 m²
B8 Storage or Distribution 1 space per 150 m² 1 space per 150 m²
C1 Hotels 1 space per bedroom 1 space per bedroom
C2 Hospitals - To be treated on its merits
C2 Residential
care homes
1 space per resident staff + 1 space per 3 bed spaces/dwelling units 1 space per resident staff + 1 space per 3 bed spaces/dwelling units
C2 Residential Educational Establishments – Higher Education 1 Space per full time equivalent staff + 1 space per 5 Students 1 Space per full time equivalent staff + 1 space per 5 Students
D1 Medical Centres 1 space per full time staff + 2 spaces per consulting room 1 space per full time equivalent staff + 3 spaces per consulting room
D1 Day care centres 1 space per full time staff + waiting facilities where appropriate 1 space per full time equivalent staff + waiting facilities where appropriate
D1 Creches/
Nurseries
1 space per full time staff + waiting facilities where appropriate 1 space per full time staff + waiting facilities where appropriate
D1 Schools
(Primary and Secondary Education)
1 space per 15 pupils 1 space per 15 pupils
D1 Schools
(Further and Higher Education)
1 space per 15 students for full time equivalent staff + 1 space per 15 students for student parking 1 space per 15 students for full time equivalent staff + 1 space per 15 students for student parking
D1 Art Galleries / Museums / Public Halls 1 space per 25 m² 1 space per 25 m²
D1 Places of Worship/ Libraries/ Reading Rooms 1 space per 10 m² 1 space per 10 m²
D2 Cinemas 1 space per 5 seats 1 space per 5 seats
D2 Other Uses 1 space per 20 m² 1 space per 20 m²
  Outdoor sports Pitches 20 spaces per pitch plus 1 space per 10 spectators 20 spaces per pitch plus 1 space per 10 spectators
  Swimming pool, gym, sports hall 1 space per 10 m² of public area 1 space per 10 m² of public area
  Conference Facilities To be treated on its merits To be treated on its merits
  Motor Vehicle Service Centres 1 space per full time equivalent staff + 1 space per 35 m² 1 space per full time equivalent staff + 1 space per 35 m²
  Petrol Filling Station 1 space per 20 m² of retail space. 1 space per 20 m² of retail space.
  Recycling Centre / Civic Amenity Site 1 space per full time equivalent staff 1 space per full time equivalent staff
  Theatre 1 space per 5 seats 1 space per 5 seats
  Vehicle Rental / Hire 1 space per full time equivalent staff permanently deployed at the registered base + allowance for visitors 1 space per full time equivalent staff permanently deployed at the registered base + allowance for visitors

Table A5(2): Vehicle Parking Standards – Residential

Use Class Land Use Southend Central Area Rest of Borough
Maximum Standards Minimum Standards
C3 1 Bedroom Dwelling House 1 space per dwelling 1 space per dwelling
C3 2+ Bedroom Dwelling House 1 space per dwelling 2 spaces per dwelling
C3 Retirement developments (e.g. warden assisted independent living) 1 space per dwelling 1 space per dwelling
Use Class Land Use Minimum Standards
A1 Shops – food 1 / 400m² for staff
1 / 400m² for customers
A1 Shops – non food 1 / 400m² for staff
1 / 400m² for customers
A2 Financial
And Professional
Services
1 / 100m² for staff
1 / 200m² for customers
A3 Restaurants and cafes 1 space per 100 m² for staff plus 1 space per 100 m² for customers
A4 Drinking Establishments 1 space per 100 m² for staff plus 1 space per 100 m² for customers
A5 Hot Food Takeaway 1 space per 100 m² for staff plus 1 space per 100 m² for customers
B1 Business 1 space per 100 m² for staff plus 1 space per 200 m² for visitors
B2 General Industrial 1 space per 250 m² for staff plus 1 space per 500 m² for visitors
B8 Storage or Distribution 1 space per 500 m² for staff plus 1 space per 1000 m² for visitors
C1 Hotels 1 space per 5 staff plus 1 space per 10 bedrooms
C2 Hospitals 1 space per 4 staff
Visitors - to be Considered on a case by case basis
C2 Residential
care homes
1 space per 5 staff
C2 Residential Educational Establishments – Higher Education 1 space per 5 staff + 1 space per 3 students
C3 Dwellinghouses 1 secure covered space per dwelling. None if garage or secure area is provided within curtilage of dwelling
C3 Retirement Developments (e.g. warden Assisted independent living accommodation) 1 space per 8 units (visitors)
D1 Medical Centres 1 space per 4 staff plus 1 space per Consulting room
D1 Day care centres 1 space per 4 staff
D1 Creches/
Nurseries
1 space per 4 staff plus 1 space per 10 child places
D1 Schools
(Primary and Secondary Education)
1 space per 5 staff plus 1 space per 3 pupils
D1 Schools
(Further and Higher Education)
1 space per 5 staff plus 1 space per 3 students
D1 Art Galleries / Museums / Public Halls 1 space per 4 staff plus visitor parking (individual merits)
D1 Places of Worship/ Libraries/ Reading Rooms 1 space per 4 staff plus visitor parking (individual merits)
D2 Cinemas 10 spaces plus 1 space per 10 vehicle space
D2 Other Uses 10 spaces plus 1 space per 10 vehicle space
  Outdoor sports Pitches 10 spaces plus 1 space per 10 vehicle space
  Swimming pool, gym, sports hall 10 spaces plus 1 space per 10 vehicle space
  Conference Facilities 1 space per 4 staff plus visitor parking on individual merits
  Motor Vehicle Service Centres and showrooms 1 space per 4 staff plus customer parking
  Petrol Filling Station 1 space per 4 staff plus customer parking
  Recycling Centre / Civic Amenity Site 1 space per 4 staff plus customer parking on individual merits
  Theatre 1 space per 20 seats
  Vehicle Rental / Hire 1 space per 4 staff plus customer parking on individual merits
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