Agenda item

Application No 22/00898/FUL - 45 Forest End Road, Sandhurst

Proposed erection of two storey front extension with enlarged dormer, rear single storey extension including garage conversion into habitable accommodation and loft conversion with rear dormer.


Proposed erection of two storey front extension with enlarged dormer, rear single storey extension including garage conversion into habitable accommodation and loft conversion with rear dormer.


The Committee noted:


·       The supplementary report tabled at the meeting.

·       The comments from Sandhurst Town Council objecting to the proposal as detailed in the report.

·       The 2 objections received as summarised in the agenda.

·       That a site visit had taken place on 10 June 2023, with the following

Councillors in attendance: Councillors Brown, Egglestone, Smith and Zahuruddin.


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

(as amended).


02. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans: GA.01, GA.02 and GA.05 received on 15/11/2022 and

GA.03/08 and GA.04/08 received on 24/05/2023.

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 be of similar appearance to those of the existing


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


04. The protective fencing and other protection measures identified within the

Arboricultural Assessment Report and Compliant Tree Survey, produced by Watts

Consulting, dated December 2022, shall be erected prior to the commencement of

any development works, including any initial clearance, and shall be maintained fully

intact and (in the case of the fencing) upright, in its approved locations at all times,

until the completion of all building operations on the site. No activity of any description must occur at any time within these areas including but not restricted to the following:


a) No 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.


In addition to the protection measures specified above,


a) No fires shall be lit within 20 metres of the trunks of any trees, or the centre

line of any hedgerow shown to be retained.

b) No signs, cables, fixtures or fittings of any other description shall be attached

to any part of any retained tree.

REASON: - In order to safeguard trees and other vegetation considered to be worthy

of retention in the interests of the visual amenity of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN1 and EN20, CSDPD CS7]


05. No development (including initial site clearance) shall commence until a programme of supervision and monitoring for all arboricultural protection measures, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  Details shall include:-

a) induction and personnel awareness of arboricultural matters;

b) identification of key personnel and their responsibilities ;

c) statement of delegated powers;

d) timing of site visits and methodology of record keeping; and

e) procedures for dealing with variations and incidents.


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