Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 18 January 2018 7.30 pm

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

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
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65.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 14 December 2017 .

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 14 December 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

66.

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.  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.

67.

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.

68.

PS 17/00160/OUT Furze Bank, 89 Locks Ride, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 8QZ pdf icon PDF 895 KB

Erection of 6 no. dwellings with associated access, parking and landscaping following demolition of existing dwelling and outbuilding.

Minutes:

Erection of 6 no. dwellings with associated access, parking and landscaping following demolition of existing dwelling and outbuilding.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The Supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Winkfield Parish Council.
  • Sixty one letters of objections 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 Ruth Lyes objecting to the application and Tim Spencer, speaking on behalf of the applicant.

 

Following the completion of planning obligation(s) 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 Basin Heaths Special Protection Area (SPA).

 

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

 

Application for approval of the details of the landscaping, appearance and scale of the development (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission. 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

 

02. 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.

 

03. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority:

 

17- J1758 - LP01 Site Location Plan - received 22.12.17

17-J1758 - 101H - Site Layout - received 04.01.18  

17-J1758 - 102B - Plots 1-6 Floor Plans & Front Elevations - received 04.01.18

17-J1758 -103B - Site Section & Street Scene - received 09.10.17

17-J1758 -105 - Proposed Indicative Elevations - received 04.01.18

Ecology Assessment and bat survey (02 June 2017) - received 02.06.17

Proposed surface water drainage layout 'for planning use only' reference FC2730/02

ABMH Microdrainage calculations Date 18/12/2017 14:43 Designed by MH File FC2730 89 Locks Ride

ABMH Drainage Strategy letter dated  09/11/2017 Ref: FC2730/MH

Emails from Mark Hobbs to Julia Greene Dated 18th December 2018, 1st December and 30th November

 

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

 

04. 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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 68.

69.

17/00948/FUL Fox and Hounds, Hancombe Road, Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 8NP pdf icon PDF 518 KB

Extension and conversion of existing public house to 2 no. dwellings following demolition of existing single storey extensions and erection of 2 no. dwellings with associated parking and landscaping.

Minutes:

Extension and conversion of existing public house to 2 no. dwellings following demolition of existing single storey extensions and erection of 2 no. dwellings with associated parking and landscaping.

The Committee noted:

  • The Supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Sandhurst Town Council.
  • Seventeen letters of objections as summarised in the Agenda papers and supplementary report.

·         The number of original neighbour objections was seventeen. Thirteen of these were withdrawn. 12 were now in support of the proposal with 1 neutral comment. The number of neighbour objections stood at 4.

Following the completion of planning obligation(s) under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:-

 

- Measures to avoid and mitigate the impact of residential development upon the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area (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 submitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 13.07,17, 13.10.17, 14.11.17, 18.12.17 and 04.01.18:

           

FH/17/PL/LP03, FH/17/PL/L01F, FH/17/PL/L02D, FH/17/PL/L10, FH/17/PL/L11, FH/17/PL/L12/E, FH/17/PL/L13/D, FH/17/PL/L20, FH/17/PL/L21, FH/17/PL/L22/E, FH/17/PL/L23D, FH/17/PL/L30A, FH/17/PL/L40E, FH/17/PL/L41/C, FH/18/PL/L50

 

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

 

03. No construction works shall take place until wall finish and tile samples 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 EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

04. No construction works shall take place until details showing the finished floor levels of the dwelling 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]

 

05. No construction works shall take place until details of a scheme of walls, fences and any other means of enclosure has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved scheme shall be implemented in full before the occupation of the building approved in this permission.

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

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

 

06. The first floor guest bedroom window in the south facing side elevation of Plot 4 hereby permitted shall not be glazed at any time other  ...  view the full minutes text for item 69.

70.

17/00337/OUT Amen Corner (North), Popes Farm, Murrell Hill Lane, Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 4BY pdf icon PDF 400 KB

Outline planning application for the erection of 53 dwellings, associated vehicular and pedestrian access, car parking, drainage works and landscaping, including provision of open space, and alterations to existing outbuilding to provide a car barn and cycle store following removal of existing dwelling (means of access, appearance, layout and scale to be considered, landscaping reserved for future consideration).

Minutes:

Outline planning application for the erection of 53 dwellings, associated vehicular and pedestrian access, car parking, drainage works and landscaping, including provision of open space, and alterations to existing outbuilding to provide a car barn and cycle store following removal of existing dwelling (means of access, appearance, layout and scale to be considered, landscaping reserved for future consideration)

 

The Committee noted:

  • The Supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Binfield Parish Council recommending refusal.
  • Six 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:-

 

- SPA mitigation measures

- the provision of on-site affordable housing

- long-term management and maintenance of SuDS, roads and footways on the site

- a financial contribution to community facilities

- a financial contribution to the provision of primary education

- the on-site provision of OSPV and a contribution towards the improvement of off-site facilities

- a financial contribution towards improvements to non-car modes along the London Road corridor and adjoining roads

- securing permissive pedestrian routes on and across the site in perpetuity

- securing S278 and S38 matters associated with the development

- provision for permissive pedestrian and cycle access to the Bellway development on the application site's western and northern boundaries should agreement with third parties be reached;

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

 

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

 

01. Application for approval of the details of the landscaping of the development (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission. 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

 

02. The development hereby permitted shall be begun not later than the expiration of two years from the final approval of the reserved matters.

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

 

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

1313.PLN.SL.100       Location Plan

1313.PLN.201 Rev J  Site Layout

1313.PLN.202 Rev K Information Plan

1313.PLN.204 Rev A Plots 1 – 7 Elevations

1313.PLN.205 Rev A Plots 1 – 7 Floor Plans

1313.PLN.206 Rev B Plots 8 – 13 Elevations and Floor Plans

1313.PLN.207 Rev A Plot 14 Elevations and Floor Plans

1313.PLN.208 Rev D             Plots 15 – 19 Elevations

1313.PLN.209 Rev D             Plots 15 – 19 Floor Plans

1313.PLN.210 Rev A Plots  ...  view the full minutes text for item 70.

71.

17/00656/OUT North Lodge Farm, Forest Road, Hayley Green, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 6DD pdf icon PDF 740 KB

Outline application for the residential development of 19 no. dwellings (including affordable housing) including associated access, open space and landscaping following demolition of existing buildings, structures and hardstanding. (All matters reserved except access).

Minutes:

Outline application for the residential development of 19 no. dwellings (including affordable housing) including associated access, open space and landscaping following demolition of existing buildings, structures and hardstanding. (All matters reserved except access).

The Committee noted:

  • The Supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Warfield Parish Council recommending refusal.
  • The six objections and one comment as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

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

 

01. Measure to avoid and mitigate the impact of residential development upon the Thames Basin Special Protection Area (SPA).

02. Provision of on-site affordable housing

03. Adoption of footpath and roads

04. Maintenance of the swale and permeable paving.

 

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

 

01. Approval of the details of the scale of the buildings, the layout, 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.

 

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

          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:-

 

          533.00.02A Existing site block plan

          533.00.00 Existing site topographical plan survey.

          4994/001/A Amended Proposed Footway Link to Bus Stop

           

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

 

          05. A landscape and ecological management plan (LEMP) shall be submitted to, and          approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority prior to the occupation of the          development. The content of the LEMP shall include the following:

            (a) Description and evaluation of features to be managed

            (b) Ecological trends and constraints on site that might influence management

            (c) Aims and objectives of management

            (d) Appropriate management options for achieving aims and objectives

            (e) Prescriptions for management actions

            (f) Preparation of a work schedule (including an annual work plan capable of being           rolled forward over a five-year period)

            (g) Details of the body or organisation responsible for implementation of the plan

            (h) On-going  ...  view the full minutes text for item 71.

72.

17/01098/FUL Raj Bhawan, 58 Harmans Water Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 9PT pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Conversion of single dwelling house to three self-contained flats with raising of garage roof, side porch, front extension to garage and addition of balcony in front elevation. (Part retrospective) (Re-submission of 17/00659/FUL).

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 13 January 2018 which had been attended by Councillors Brossard, Dudley, Mrs Ingham, Mrs Mattick and Mrs McKenzie-Boyle.

 

The Committee noted:

  • The Supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.
  • The comments of Bracknell Town Council recommending refusal.
  • 7 objections as summarised in the Agenda papers and supplementary report.

 

Following the completion of planning obligation(s) under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to measures to avoid and mitigate the impact of residential development upon the Thames Basins Heath Special Protection Area (SPA);          

 

RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following condition(s):-

 

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 received by the Local Planning Authority:

 

HR-01 ‘Location And Block Plan’ received on 31 October 2017

HR-04 ‘Ground & First Floor Plan’ received on 31 October 2017

HR-05 ‘Proposed Elevations’ received on 16 January 2017

HR-06 ‘Proposed Cycle Shed And Bins’ received on 31 October 2017

 

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

 

03. The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall match in appearance those of the existing dwelling.

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

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

04. The development hereby permitted shall not be begun until a site specific method statement for the storage of materials and the associated construction works undertaken in respect of the development located within the minimum Root Protection Areas (RPAs) of the protected trees to the rear of the property, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  Details shall include:-

 

a) The mixing of cement or any other materials.

b) Storage or disposal of any soil, building materials, rubble, machinery, fuel, chemicals, liquids waste residues or materials/debris of any other description.

c) Siting of any temporary structures of any description including site office/sales buildings, temporary car parking facilities, porta-loos, storage compounds or hard standing areas of any other description.

d) Soil/turf stripping, raising/lowering of existing levels, excavation or alterations to the existing surfaces/ ground conditions of any other description.

e) Installation/siting of any underground services, temporary or otherwise including; drainage, water, gas, electricity, telephone, television, external lighting or any associated ducting.

f) Parking/use of tracked or wheeled machinery or vehicles of any description.

g) A site plan identifying all areas where such work is to be undertaken.

h) The timing and phasing of the above works.

 

The approved Method Statement shall be observed, performed and complied with.

 

REASON:  In order to safeguard tree roots and thereby safeguard trees in  ...  view the full minutes text for item 72.