Wheatley Parish Council
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF
THE COUNCIL HELD ON WEDNESDAY 13th OCTOBER
PRESENT: Cllrs C Dalton (Chairman), C Sprent, A Knapp, J Coveley, J Reilly & P Willmott
Officer: the Clerk – G Morris
Also present: 4 members of the public
MEMBERS HAD BEEN ADVISED BY MEANS OF THE AGENDA THAT IF THEY HAD AN INTEREST TO DECLARE IN ANY AGENDA ITEM, THEY SHOULD DO SO IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING IN THE BOOK PROVIDED FOR THIS PURPOSE.
THERE WERE NO SUCH DECLARATIONS
43. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE had been received from Cllrs Carr and Messenger
44. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING HELD ON 15th September 2010 which had been circulated previously were signed as a correct and accurate record
45. MATTERS ARISING FROM MEETING HELD ON 15th September 2010
(i) Minute 37(i) Land behind Wheatley Windmill – nothing more had been heard from SODC since the last meeting
46. AMENDMENTS TO PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS
i.) P10/W1311 (Other) 30 Hillary Way Amendment : No. 1 Proposed side and rear 01.10.10 extensions, raised roof and alterations to form improved accommodation. (As 14.10.10 amended by Drawing Nos. 179010 1A, 2A, 5A and 6A accompanying letter from Agent dated 28 September 2010)
The committee welcomed the provision of privacy screening..
No Strong Views
ii.) P10/W1212(Other) 16 Littleworth. Demolition of existing single storey extension and erection of single storey extension and small 1½ storey attached link with pitched roof – Recommend Refusal – Amendment (as amended by drawing numbers 1a, 2a & 3a received 24th September 2010). Mr Shrimpton, an objector to the original plans was allowed to address the meeting. He said he felt that the amendments had gone a long way to meeting his original objections.
The committee still felt, however, that the scale and bulk of the development would still lead to a loss of light and therefore agreed again to Recommend Refusal.
47. NEW PLANNING APPLICATIONS
i) P10/W1419 (Other) 82 Church Road Raise roof of existing dwelling to provide three bedrooms and a bathroom. Demolish existing rear porch and provide a single storey extension. 2 letters of objection from neighbours on High Street were read out. That afternoon the architect had delivered amendments to the office which were considered by the committee. The applicant, who was present was given permission to address the meeting. The committee felt that the amendments met the complaints of the neighbours and therefore agreed No Strong Views. The committee hoped that the conservation officer would be closely involved in the choice of finish for the timber cladding on the exterior walls.
ii) P10/W1485 (Other) 85 Old Road. Proposed alterations and extension including raising of roof to provide additional first floor accommodation – Recommend Approval
48. PLANNING DECISIONS AND NOTIFICATIONS – Noted
i) P10/1068 (Minor)+Amendment No 1 – 1 & 3 Farm Close Lane Demolition of existing 2 dwellings (one with annexe) and build 2 new 4 bedroom houses and one two bedroom house. Form new access. (As amended by drawing numbers 782-035F & 033E accompanying letter from Agent dated 19 August 2010) – Recommend Refusal – REFUSED 22.09.10
ii) P10/W0631 (Minor) 112 London Road. Proposed conversion and minor extension of existing dwelling house to allow the business of childminding for up to nine children. Construction of new vehicular access from the London Road – Recommend Refusal – Amendment – revised plan and as clarified by applicant’s e-mail dated 16 July 2010) – Recommend Refusal – GRANTED 22.09.10
iii) P10/W0977/LD (Lawful Development) 70 Farm Close Road Use of building as 08.07.10 single dwelling house. See Comments sheet – lawful Development – GRANTED 29.09.10
i) Copy of letter from resident to SODC re new build on Westfield Road was read out – noted
50. DATE OF NEXT MEETING –– 10th November 2010 – noted
The meeting closed at 8. 20pm