Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 22 June 2017 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Fourth Floor, Easthampstead House, Bracknell. View directions

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

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2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 18 May 2017 and the minutes of the Annual meeting of the Committee held on 24 May 2017.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 18 May 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary 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 Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting and must not participate in discussion of the matter or vote on the matter unless granted a dispensation by the Monitoring officer or by the Governance and Audit Committee.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

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.

5.

PS 16/01091/FUL Meadow View and Eden Vale, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield Row, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 7PN pdf icon PDF 593 KB

Erection of 3no. dwellings (2no. three bed and 1no. four bed) with new access.

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 17 June 2017 which had been attended by Councillors Dudley, Mrs Hayes MBE, Dr Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie-Boyle, Phillips and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Winkfield Parish Council recommending refusal.

·         21 letters of objection as summarised in the Agenda Papers.

 

Following the completion of planning obligations under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:-

                       

01.       mitigation of impacts on the Thames Basin Heaths SPA;                

 

RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions amended, added to or deleted as the Head of Planning considers necessary:-

 

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 and other submitted details.

 

01      Proposed Plans and Elevations: Plots 1 & 2 – LPA received 04.11.17

02      Proposed Plans and Elevations: Plot 3 – LPA received 04.11.17

03 G Proposed Site Layout – LPA received 09.06.17

04 A  Proposed Cycle Stores – LPA received 08.06.17

Ecology Report (November 2016) – LPA received 18.11.17

 

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the local Planning

 

03.       The development hereby permitted shall not be begun until details showing the finished floor levels of the buildings hereby approved in relation to a fixed datum point have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.                       

REASON: In the interests of the character of the area.                               

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

04.       No development shall take place until samples of the materials to include bricks and roof tiles and other hard surfaces to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.                                  

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.                                 

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP Saved Policy EN20, Core Strategy DPD Policy CS7]

 

05.       No site clearance shall take place during the main bird-nesting period of 1st March to 31st August inclusive, unless a scheme to minimise the impact on nesting birds during the construction of the development has been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.  Any site clearance during this period shall be undertaken in compliance with the approved scheme.

REASON: In the interests of nature conservation    

[Relevant Plans and Policies: BFBLP EN3, CS1, CS7]        

 

06.     No development shall begin until details of a scheme (Working Method Statement) to control the environmental effects of construction work has been submitted to and approved in writing  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

16/00391/OUT Garth Works, Kennel Lane, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Outline application, with details of access and layout, for the erection of 12no. dwellings comprising 8no. apartments and 4no. houses with associated parking and turning, following demolition of existing buildings.

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 17 June 2017 which had been attended by Councillors Dudley, Mrs Hayes MBE, Dr Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie-Boyle, Phillips and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

 

·         The comments of Warfield Parish Council recommending refusal.

·         6 letters of objection and 1 letter of representation as summarised in the Agenda Papers.

 

Following the completion of planning obligations under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:-

                       

01.       mitigation of impacts on the Thames Basin Heaths SPA;                

 

RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions amended, added to or deleted as the Head of Planning considers necessary:-

 

01.       Application for approval of the reserved matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

REASON: To comply with Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

 

02.       Approval of the details of the scale of the buildings(s), appearance and landscaping of the development (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be obtained from the Local Planning Authority in writing before development is commenced. The plans and particulars in relation to the Reserved Matters shall be submitted in writing to the Local Planning Authority and shall be carried out as approved.

REASON: To comply with Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

 

03.       The development hereby permitted shall be begun not later than the expiration of two years from the final approval of the reserved matters, or, in the case of approval on different dates, the final approval of the last such matter to be approved.

REASON: To comply with Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

04.       The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and other submitted details.

 

-           Proposed Block Plan 290_pln_601/G 02.06.17

-           Proposed Site Layout 290_pln_605/D 02.06.17

 

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the local Planning

 

05.       The development hereby permitted shall not be begun until details showing the finished floor levels of the buildings hereby approved in relation to a fixed datum point have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.                                   

REASON: In the interests of the character of the area.                               

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

06.       No site clearance shall take place during the main bird-nesting period of 1st March to 31st August inclusive, unless a scheme to minimise the impact on nesting birds during the construction of the development has been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.  Any site clearance during this period shall be undertaken in compliance with the approved scheme.

REASON: In the interests of nature conservation    

[Relevant Plans and Policies: BFBLP EN3 CS1, CS7]         

 

07.       No development shall begin until details of a scheme (Working Method  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

16/00914/FUL Land At Lower Broadmoor Road and Cricket Field Grove, Crowthorne, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 644 KB

Erection of 130 dwellings with associated car parking, garaging, landscaping, informal open space and the formation of two new access points off the existing Cricket Field Grove. In addition, the creation of a publically accessible SANG facility and the provision of two Sports Pitches with associated parking and changing room facilities on land off Lower Broadmoor Road.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Crowthorne Parish Council recommending approval.

·         9 representations received from residents of surrounding properties. Consisting of 6 objections, 1 in support and 2 providing comments.

 

It was noted that one Councillor abstained from voting.

 

Following the completion of a planning obligation under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:

 

01. Measures to avoid and mitigate the impact of residential development upon the Thames Basins Heath Special Protection Area (SPA).

02. Provision of on-site affordable housing

03. Measures to secure improvements to the footpath linking Cricket Field Grove with Furze Hill Crescent.

04. Measures to secure the lease of the sports pitches, parking and facilities.

05. Securing the main vehicular access and footways as privately maintainable with permissive rights for the public at all times;

06. The developer informing all future purchasers of the private status of the roads and footways within the site and that they, not the Council, will be responsible for them in perpetuity.

07. The developer agreeing to indemnify the Council’s waste collection vehicles from damage that may occur from entering a private road. 

08. Secure the management and maintenance of the proposed SuD's's drainage features.

 

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 received by the Local Planning Authority:

 

Layouts

            101502-BAR-SC-01 Rev H (Planning Layout)         

            101502-BAR-SC-02 Rev H (Information Layout)

            101502-BAR-SC-03 Rev G ( Heights Layout)

            101502-BAR-SC-05 Rev G (Unit types Layout)

            101502-BAR-SC-07 Rev G (Land use Plan)

            101502-BAR-SC-06 (Location Plan)

            5138_P_007 Rev A (Landscape masterplan)

            6360_PDL01 C (Drainage Strategy)

           

Flats

            101502-B1-E1 Rev D (Apartment Block 1 Elevations)

            101502-B1-E2 Rev D (Apartments Block 1 Elevations)

            101502-B1-E3 Rev D (Apartments Block 1 Elevations)

            101502-B1-E4 Rev C (Apartment Block 1 Elevations)

            101502-B1-P1 Rev E (Apartment Block 1 Gnd Floor Plan)

            101502-B1-P2 Rev E (Apartment Block 1 First Floor Plan)

            101502-B1-P3 Rev E (Apartment Block 1 Second Floor Plan)

            101502-B1-P4 Rev E (Apartment Block 1 Third Floor Plan)

            101502-B2-E1 Rev C (Apartment Block 2 Elevations)

            101502-B2-E2 Rev A (Apartment Block 2 Elevations)

            101502-B2-E3 Rev C             (Apartment Block 2 Elevations)

            101502-B2-E4 Rev B (Apartment Block 2 Elevations)

            101502-B2-P1 Rev D (Apartment Block 2 Gnd Floor Plan)

            101502-B2-P2 Rev D (Apartment Block 2 First Floor Plan)

            101502-B2-P3 Rev D (Apartment Block 2 Second Floor Plan)

            101502-B2-P4 Rev C (Apartment Block 2 Third Floor Plan)

 

Dwellings

            101502-AB-E1 (Abingdon Elevations)

            101502-AB-P1 (Abingdon Floor Plans)

            101502-AL-E1 Rev B (Alderney Elevations)

            101502-AL-P1 Rev A (Alderney Plans)

            101502-AV-E1 Rev B (Alverton Elevations)

            101502-AV-E3 Rev A (Alverton Elevations)

            101205-AV-E4 Rev A (Alverton Elevations)

            101205-AV-P1 Rev A (Alverton Floor Plans)  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

17/00003/FUL Tesco Stores Ltd, Whitton Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 9TZ pdf icon PDF 375 KB

Change of use of nine parking spaces to hand car wash and valeting operation including installation of an office and erection of a canopy.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Winkfield Parish Council recommending approval.

·         5 letters of objection as summarised in the Agenda Papers.

 

RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED 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 submitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 03.04.17 and 08.06.17:

 

WCRG12-PL-002 (Rev A)

WCRG12-PL-003 (Rev A)

WCRG12-PL-004 (Rev A)    

WCRG12-PL-005 (Rev B)

WCRG12-PL-006

WCRG12-PL-007

WCRG12-PL-008

WCRG12-PL-009

WCRG12-PL-010

WCRG12-PL-011 (Rev A)

           

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

 

03.       The operation hereby permitted shall not be open to customers outside 08:00 hours to 19:00 hours Monday to Saturday, and 10:00 hours to 16:00 hours Sunday and Bank Holidays. No lighting shall be operational outside these hours. 

REASON: In the interests of the amenities of the occupiers of nearby residential premises.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, EN25]

 

04.       The development shall be carried out in accordance with the Alan Tulla Lighting document ‘Survey Report and Recommendations’ dated 21 March 2017.

REASON: In the interests of the amenities of the occupiers of nearby residential premises.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, EN25]

 

05.       Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (or any Order revoking and re-enacting that order), no external lighting shall be installed on the site or affixed to any structure on the site except in accordance with details that have first been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority except for any lighting which may be shown on the approved drawings.

REASON: In the interests of the amenities of the residents of neighbouring properties.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, EN25]

 

06.       No part of the car wash facility shall be operational until the 2.7m high acoustic fence has been erected. The fence shall be maintained as such thereafter for the duration of the operation of the car wash facility hereby approved.

REASON: In the interests of the amenities of the occupiers of nearby residential premises.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, EN25]

 

9.

17/00248/3 Rural Rides, Pump Lane, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7RW pdf icon PDF 376 KB

Replacement of existing 1.8m high timber fence with 2.4m high acoustic timber fence.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Winkfield Parish Council.

·         No representations had been received from neighbouring properties.

 

RESOLVED that the application is recommended to be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         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.

 

2.         The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and other submitted details:

Site Location Plan and Block Plan, Drawing number: 5072/070, Received 07.04.2017

Proposed Elevation and Floor Plan, Drawing number: 5072/071, Received 07.04.2017

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

 

3.         The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall be as stated in the submitted application form.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

10.

17/00341/FUL 13 Priory Lane, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 2JU pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Erection of a 1.8 metre high close boarded fence to front of property. (Retrospective)

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 17 June 2017 which had been attended by Councillors Dudley, Mrs Hayes MBE, Dr Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie-Boyle, Phillips and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

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

·         The comments of Warfield Parish Council recommending refusal.

·         Objections had been received from 9, 10, Augusta (16), 22, 26 and 30 Priory Lane and were summarised in the Agenda Papers.

 

RESOLVED that the application is recommended to be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

01.       The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and other submitted details:

Site Location Plan, Received 22.03.2017

Block Plan, Received 22.03.2017

Proposed Elevations, Drawing reference: Appendix One, Received 22.03.2017

Proposed Cross Section, Drawing reference: Appendix Two, Received 22.03.2017

Soft Landscaping Plan, Received 05.06.2017

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

 

02.       Within one month of the date of this decision, the fence hereby approved shall be stained with a natural creocote dark stain.

REASON: In the interest of the amenities of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

03.       The soft landscaping scheme submitted in support of the development hereby approved shall be followed. All planting comprised in the soft landscaping works shall be carried out and completed in full accordance with the approved scheme, with two months of this approval. As a minimum, the quality of all soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with British Standard 4428:1989 ‘Code Of practice For General Landscape Operations’ or any subsequent revision. All trees and other plants included within the approved details shall be healthy, well formed specimens of a minimum quality that is compatible with British Standard 3936:1992 (Part 1) ‘Specifications For Trees & Shrubs’ and British Standard 4043 (where applicable) or any subsequent revision. Any trees or other plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development, die, are removed, uprooted, are significantly damaged, become diseased or deformed, shall be replaced within two months with others of the same size, species and quality as approved.

REASON: In the interests of good landscape design and the visual amenity of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN2 and EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

04.       The hedge hereby approved shall hereafter be retained at a density as stated in the submitted Soft Landscaping Scheme. It shall be maintained at the height of no less than 1.5 metres. It shall be retained for as long as life of the approved fence.  

REASON: In the interests of good landscape design and the visual amenity of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN2 and EN20, CSDPD CS7]

11.

17/00442/PAC Building 2 Technology House, The Boulevard, Cain Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1WP pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Application for Prior Approval for the change of use of ground floor from Office (B1) use to Residential (C3), forming 20 no. (14 x one bed and 6 x two bed) units.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the Agenda.

12.

17/00557/RTD Telecommunications Mast, Foresters Way, Crowthorne, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 231 KB

Replacement of existing 14.7M high phase 3 pole with proposed 15m high Alpha pole installation of 1 no. proposed equipment cabinet plus ancillary apparatus.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

 

RESOLVED that the application be delegated to the Head of Planning to grant PRIOR APPROVAL following the expiration of the consultation period for the siting and appearance of the development subject to compliance with the following conditions:

 

01.       Drawing no. BRF018 001 Rev D received 26 May 2017

Drawing no. BRF018 002 Rev D received 26 May 2017

Drawing no. BRF018 003 Rev D received 26 May 2017

 

02.       The existing 14.7m high mast shall immediately be removed following the installation of the replacement mast hereby permitted once it is operational and the existing mast has been decommissioned.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

03.       The replacement mast hereby approved shall be painted Grey RAL 7035.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.

[Relevant Plans and Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

04.       The Komodo cabinet hereby approved shall be painted Green RAL 6009.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.

[Relevant Plans and Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]