Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 19 January 2017 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Fourth Floor, Easthampstead House, Bracknell

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

78.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

79.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 10 November 2016.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes from the meeting held on the 10 November 2016 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

80.

Declarations of Interest

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest or an Affected Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

81.

Urgent Items of Business

Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items of business.

82.

PS 16/00707/FUL Land At The Yard, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Bracknell, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 735 KB

Change of use of the land for the siting of six two bed residential mobile park homes.

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 14 January 2017 which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Dudley, Ms Gaw, Mrs Hayes, Mrs Ingham, and Mrs McKenzie-Boyle.

 

The Committee noted:

 

·         The Supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.

·         The comments of Winkfield Parish Council objecting to the proposal.

·         The 17 letters of objections received as summarised in the agenda papers and Supplementary report.

 

The criteria for public speaking had been met in respect of this application and the committee was addressed by the registered speaker Nigel Atkinson objector to the application.

 

RESOLVED that the application be REFUSED for the following reasons:

 

01.       The proposal would result in an unsympathetic and uncharacteristic form of housing to the detriment of the character and appearance of the area. The proposed development would therefore be contrary to Policy EN20 of the Bracknell Forest Borough Local Plan and Policy CS7 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document and National Planning Policy Framework.

 

02.       The absence of a completed legal agreement to secure appropriate off-site Reptile Mitigation will result in an adverse impact on biodiversity through the direct loss of habitat and the fragmentation of the wider green network reducing ecological connectivity and is therefore contrary to paragraph 109 and 118 of the NPPF and Core Strategy Policy CS1.

 

03.       The occupants of the development would put extra pressure on the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area and the proposal would not satisfactorily mitigate its impacts in this respect.  In the absence of a planning obligation to secure suitable avoidance and mitigation measures and access management monitoring arrangements, in terms that are satisfactory to the Local Planning Authority, the proposal would be contrary to Policy NRM6 of the South East Plan, Policy EN3 of the Bracknell Forest Borough Local Plan, Policy CS14 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document, the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area Avoidance and Mitigation Supplementary Planning Document (2012) and the Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (February 2015).

 

83.

PS 16/00846/FUL Land At Reference C012Z, Drift Road, Winkfield, Windsor, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Levelling of a field.

Minutes:

Application deferred  as the applicant needed to submit further information with regard to surface water drainage.

84.

16/00732/FUL Kingswood, Kings Ride, Ascot, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 301 KB

Demolition of existing office buildings and redevelopment to provide 59 residential units (Class C3), associated internal estate road, car parking, landscaping and open space.

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 14 January 2017 which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Dudley, Ms Gaw, Mrs Hayes, Mrs Ingham, and Mrs McKenzie-Boyle.

 

The Committee noted:

 

·         The Supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.

·         The comments of Winkfield Parish Council raising their concerns with the proposal.

·         The 5 letters of objections received as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

Following the completion of planning obligation under Section 106 of the Town and

Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:

- SPA mitigation measures; and.

- The provision of an off-site affordable housing contribution or provision of the

affordable housing requirement on a surrogate site

 

RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application

subject to the following conditions:

 

01.  The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

REASON: To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

02.  The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans:

14-P1053-LP (Site location plan)

Biodiversity Mitigation Plan (Viewpoint Associates LLP) Rev. D 7.12.2016

Landscape Management Manual (Viewpoint Associates LLP) Rev C 08.12.2016

Reptile Mitigation Plan and Bat and Bird Box Scheme (Viewpoint Associates LLP) Rev C 07.12.2016

Surface Water Drainage Strategy 28922/P/001 Rev P3

Geocellular Soakaway (crate system) 32075/C/SD013 Rev P3

14-P1053-105 Rev A (proposed site sections and streetscene (Sheet 1 of 2))

14-P1053-106 Rev A (proposed site section and street scenes (sheet 2 of 2))

14-P1053-100 Rev A (house type - 1A plans and elevations)

14-P1053-111 Rev A (house type - 1B plans and elevations)

14-P1053-112 Rev A (house type - 2A, plans and elevation)

14- P1053-113 Rev A (house type - 2B plans and elevations)

14-P1053-114 Rev A (house type - 3A plans and elevations)

14-P1053-115 Rev A (house type - 3B plans and elevations)

14-P1053-116 Rev A (house type - 4A plans and elevations)

14-P1053-117 Rev A (house type – 5A plans and elevations)

14-P1053-118 Rev A (house type – 6A plans and elevations)

14-P1053-119 Rev A (house type – 6B plans and elevations)

14-P1053-120 Rev A (house type - 7A plans and elevations)

14-P1053-121 Rev A (house type – 7B plans and elevations)

14-P1053-125 Rev A (apartment block front and side elevations)

14-P1053-122 Rev A (apartment block basement level)

14-P1053-127 Rev B (proposed basement access, gates, bin and ramp)

14-P1053-100 Rev C (proposed site plan)

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the Local Planning Authority.

 

The development hereby approved shall be finished in accordance with the materials specifications contained within the following documents:

Materials schedule

External Materials Specification - Apartments

External Materials Specification - House type 1A-1B Plots 19-22 & 44-47

External Materials Specification - House type 1A-1B Plots 56-59

External Materials Specification - House type 2A

External Materials Specification - House types 3A-3B Plots 17-18

External Materials Specification - House type 3B

External Materials Specification - House type 4A  ...  view the full minutes text for item 84.

85.

16/01202/PAC 34 Wellington Business Park, Dukes Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6LS pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Application for Prior Approval for the change of use from B1(a) (Office) to C3 (Residential) to form 2 no. 2 bed and 3 no. 1 bed dwellings.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the Agenda as it had been determined under delegated powers as no objections were received.

 

86.

Miscellaneous Item

Minutes:

The Committee noted the information contained in the Planning Performance Report – Quarter Three 2016/17 which was provided in the supplementary report tabled at the meeting.