Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 2 June 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Foster Avenue, Beeston NG9 1AB

Contact: Email: committees@broxtowe.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest and/or other interest in any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

Councillor D K Watts declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 5.3 due to knowing the applicant. Minute number 79 refers.

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 281 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 21 April 2021 as a correct record.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 21 April 2021 were approved as a correct record, subject to the amendment of minute number 71.5 to amend reference to R Robinson being ward member of the application area as they were not ward member for this area, and signed.

3.

NOTIFICATION OF LOBBYING

4.

DEVELOPMENT CONTROL

4.1

Application Number 20/00056/OUT pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Outline application to demolish White House Farm and construct up to 250 dwellings, including the provision of new areas of open space, children’s play, landscaping and storm water attenuation, with all matters reserved except for the formation of a vehicular access from the A6096 Shilo Way (Awsworth Bypass) and secondary access from Newtons Lane.

Land West of Awsworth (inside The A6096), Including Land at Whitehouse Farm, Shilo Way, Awsworth

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Outline application to demolish White House Farm and construct up to 250 dwellings, including the provision of new areas of open space, children’s play, landscaping and storm water attenuation, with all matters reserved except for the formation of a vehicular access from the A6096 Shilo Way (Awsworth Bypass) and secondary access from Newtons Lane.

 

Land West of Awsworth (inside The A6096), Including Land Aat Whitehouse Farm, Shilo Way, Awsworth

 

This application sought outline planning permission to construct up 250 dwellings and had been brought to Committee as the Section 106 (S106) contributions are not policy compliant.

 

Members considered the late items for the application which included an additional objection which raised concerns over the planning process and increased pollution.

 

Ms J Neville (applicant) and Mr L Birttle (objecting) addressed the Committee prior to the general debate.

 

Members debated the application and the following comments were amongst those noted:

 

  • The proposal was over intensive for the surrounding area.
  • The proposal would generate more traffic.
  • There were not enough school places for the increased dwellings.
  • The was a need to construct houses in the borough.

 

RESOLVED that the Interim Head of Planning and Economic Development be given delegated authority to grant planning permission subject to:

 

(i)     the prior completion of an agreement under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to secure the provision of affordable housing on the site and contributions towards: provision of education measures, off-site highway works, provision and maintenance of open space, integrated transport measures, improved health facilities and improvements and maintenance of links towards and over Bennerley Viaduct; and

(ii)    the following conditions:

 

1.

 

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 S92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by S51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2.

The development hereby permitted shall be commenced before the expiration of two years from the date of approval of the last of the reserved matters to be approved.

 

Reason: To comply with S92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by S51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

3.

The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with drawing numbers ADC1044/005 revision D and drawing ADC1044/007 revision A received by the Local Planning Authority on 7 October and 29 January 2020 respectively. Occupation of the proposed development shall not take place until the site access arrangements as shown on both of these plans have been provided.

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interest of highway safety.

 

4

Prior to the submission of any reserved matters application the intrusive site investigations identified within Section 12.8 of the Geo-Environmental Assessment dated 11 December 2019 shall be undertaken.

 

The findings of these investigations shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority with the first reserved matters application and shall  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.1

4.2

Application Number 20/00745/FUL pdf icon PDF 1018 KB

Construct 42 dwellings with improved access, provision of an internal access road, landscaping and associated works following the demolition of buildings

Old Station Yard, Station Road, Beeston, NG9 2AB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Construct 42 dwellings with improved access, provision of an internal access road, landscaping and associated works following the demolition of buildings

Old Station Yard, Station Road, Beeston, NG9 2AB

 

The application sought to construct 42 dwellings with improved access, provision of an internal access road, landscaping and associated works following the demolition of buildings and was brought to the Committee following deferral at meeting of 21 April 2021.

 

Members considered the late items for the application which included an e-mail from a resident regarding access to scheme and further information from the applicant.

 

Ms E Christie (applicant) and Councillor T Roberts-Thompson (Ward Member) addressed the Committee prior to the general debate.

 

Members debated the application and the following comments were amongst those noted:

 

  • The proposal was over intensive for the surrounding area.
  • Further traffic issues for the surrounding area.
  • There was a need to build affordable housing in the borough.

 

RESOLVED that the Interim Head of Planning and Economic Development be given delegated authority to grant planning permission subject to:

 

(i)  the prior completion of an agreement under section 106 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 to secure the provision of affordable housing on the site and to cover contributions towards: provision and maintenance of open space, and primary health care and

(ii)  the following conditions:

 

1.

The development hereby permitted shall be commenced before the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

Reason: to comply with s91 of the town and country planning act 1990 as amended by s51 of the planning and compulsory purchase act 2004.

2.

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the site location plan and drawings numbered pjsl20-05-001a, 600161-hex-0-gen-de-c-0110 sheets 1 and 2, 9478-pl02, 9478-pl06, 9478-pl07, 9478-pl10, and 9478-pl11 received by the local planning authority on 26.10.21, 9478-pl20a, 9478-pl21a, 9478-pl22a, 9478-pl23a, 9478-pl24a and 9478-pl25a received by the local planning authority on 01.12.20, 9478-pl03d, received by the local planning authority on 26.03.21, the indicative tro shown on 60061-hex-00-gen-dr-c-0113 rev p02 and 60061-hex-00-gen-dr-c-0114_tro p01 received by the local planning authority on 31.03.21 and 9530-l-01 rev b and 9530-l-02 rev b received by the local planning authority on 07.04.21.

 

Reason: for the avoidance of doubt.

 

3.

The development shall be constructed only in accordance with the details of materials as approved on drawing numbers 9478-pl20a, 9478-pl21a, 9478-pl22a, 9478-pl23a, 9478-pl24a and 9478-pl25a received by the local planning authority on 01.12.20, unless alternative details have otherwise been agreed in writing by the local planning authority.

 

Reason: to ensure a satisfactory standard of external appearance and in accordance with the aims of policy 17 of the broxtowe part 2 local plan (2019) and policy 10 of the aligned core strategy (2014).

 

4.

No above ground works shall be commenced until a landscapingScheme has been submitted to and approved by the local Planning authority.  This scheme shall include the following details:

 

(a)   proposed boundary treatments including armco safety barriers

(b)   proposed hard surfacing treatment

(c)   proposed lighting details particularly in regard  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.2

4.3

Application Number 21/00041/FUL pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Construct first floor rear extension and front and rear dormer windows

42 Sandy Lane Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, NG9 3GS

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Construct first floor rear extension and front and rear dormer windows

42 Sandy Lane Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, NG9 3GS

 

This application sought to construct a first floor rear extension, a front and rear dormer windows andcouncillor D K Watts had requested this application be determined by the Planning Committee.  This application was deferred at the meeting of 21 April 2021 in order for a site visit to be undertaken.

 

There were no late items.

 

Mr M Knowles (objecting) addressed the Committee prior to the general debate.

 

Members debated the application and the following comments were amongst those noted:

 

  • The proposal was over intensive for the surrounding area.
  • There would be a loss of neighbour amenity.

 

RESOLVED that the application be refused due to the proposed extension by virtue of its excessive scale and massing would represent an overdevelopment of the dwelling.  The extension would result in a significant loss of amenity for nos. 40 and 44 Sandy Lane.  Accordingly, the proposal would be contrary to Policy 17 of the Part 2 Local Plan (2019), Policy 10 of the Broxtowe Aligned Core Strategy (2014) and the National Planning Policy Framework (2019).

 

(Councillor D K Watts having declared an interest in this item, left the Council Chamber prior to the debate.)

4.4

Application Number 21/00038/REG3 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Construct 3 houses and 2 apartments with associated parking and dropped kerb including provision of new driveway to existing cottage and demolition of single storey extension

Fishpond Cottage, 51 Ilkeston Road, Bramcote, NG9 3JP

Minutes:

Construct 3 houses and 2 apartments with associated parking and dropped kerb including provision of new driveway to existing cottage and demolition of single storey extension

Fishpond Cottage, 51 Ilkeston Road, Bramcote, NG9 3JP

 

This application sought approval to construct 3 houses and 2 apartments with associated parking and was brought to the Committee as it is an application made by the Council.

 

Members considered the late items for the application which included additional objections which raised concerns over the loss of privacy, the building height, the overpowering nature of the building and the loss of parking.

 

Ms Kim Melvill-Smith (objecting), Mr P Goodrick (applicant) and Councillor H Land and I Tyler (Ward Members) addressed the Committee prior to the general debate.

 

Members debated the application and the following comments were amongst those noted:

 

  • The proposal was over intensive for the surrounding area.
  • Further parking issues that would arise from the increased number of residents.
  • There would be a loss of neighbour amenity.
  • There was a need to deliver housing within the area.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions.

 

1.

The development hereby permitted shall be commenced before the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

Reason: to comply with s91 of the town and country planning act 1990 as amended by s51 of the planning and compulsory purchase act 2004.

 

2.

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the site location plan and drawing numbers 5310-dr-01 rev p3, rse_3314_tcp rev v1, 10903-s8-p3, 01401-s8-p2 and 01408-s8-p2 received by the local planning authority on 19.01.21, drawing number 10905-s8-p1 received by the local planning authority on 28.01.21, drawing number 10410-s8-p1 received by the local planning authority on 11.02.21, drawing numbers 01601-s8-p3, 01608-s8-p4, and 10904-s8_p3 received by the local planning authority on 19.03.21, and drawing numbers  10409-s8-p4, 10609-s8-p5, 01630-s8-p3 received by the local planning authority on 13.05.21.

 

Reason: for the avoidance of doubt.

 

3.

No part of the development hereby approved shall be commenced until an investigative survey of the site has been carried out and a report submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The survey must have regard for any potential ground and water contamination, the potential for gas emissions and any associated risk to the public, buildings and/or the environment. The report shall include details of any necessary remedial measures to be taken to address any contamination or other identified problems.

 

Reason: in the interests of public health and safety and in accordance with policy 19 of the broxtowe part 2 local plan (2019).

 

4.

No part of the development hereby approved shall be commenced until a construction ecological management plan (cemp) has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

 

Reason: in the interests of safeguarding ecological features on and adjacent to the site, in accordance with the aims of policy 17 of the broxtowe aligned core strategy (2014) and policy 31 of the broxtowe part 2 local  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.4

4.5

Application Number 21/00182/FUL pdf icon PDF 875 KB

Construct two storey front and rear extensions, raise the ridge height inserting a hip roof to the existing/extended dwelling including a loft conversion and rear box dormer, insert a hip roof to the existing single storey side extension and external alterations

29 Rivergreen Crescent, Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, NG9 3ET

Minutes:

Construct two storey front and rear extensions, raise the ridge height inserting a hip roof to the existing/extended dwelling including a loft conversion and rear box dormer, insert a hip roof to the existing single storey side extension and external alterations.

29 Rivergreen Crescent, Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, NG9 3ET

 

This application sought to construct a two storey front and rear extension and had been brought to the Committee at the request of Councillor D K Watts.

 

Members considered the late items for the application which included additional objections which raised concerns over the loss of privacy, the building height, the overpowering nature of the building.

 

Mrs S Atton (objecting) and Mr W Woods (applicant) addressed the Committee prior to the general debate.

 

Members debated the application and the following comments were amongst those noted:

 

  • The proposal was over intensive for the surrounding area.
  • There would be a loss of neighbour amenity.

 

RESOLVED that the application be refused due to the height and scale of the proposed extensions would be out of keeping with the character of properties in the locality and have a negative impact on neighbour amenity.  Accordingly, the proposed development would be contrary to the aims of Policy 10 of the Broxtowe Aligned Core Strategy (2014) and Policy 17 of the Part 2 Local Plan (2019).

 

4.6

Application Number 21/00096/OUT pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Outline application with all matters reserved to construct detached dwelling

Land adjacent to 24 Princess Avenue, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, NG9 2DH

Minutes:

Outline application with all matters reserved to construct detached dwelling

Land adjacent to 24 Princess Avenue, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, NG9 2DH

 

This application sought to construct a detached dwelling with all matters reserved and had been brought to the Committee at the request of L A Lally.

 

There were no late items or public speakers.

 

Members debated the application and the following comments were amongst those noted:

 

  • The proposal was appropriate for the area.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions.

 

1.

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 s92 of the town and country planning act 1990 as amended by s51 of the planning and compulsory purchase act 2004.

 

2.

The development hereby permitted shall be commenced before the expiration of two years from the date of approval of the last of the reserved matters to be approved.

 

Reason: to comply with s92 of the town and country planning act 1990 as amended by s51 of the planning and compulsory purchase act 2004.

3.

 

The outline permission relates to the 1:500 block plan received by the local planning authority on 2 april 2021.

 

Reason: for the avoidance of doubt.

 

4.

 

 

Before any development is commenced detailed drawings and particulars showing the following (the 'reserved matters') shall be submitted to and approved by the local planning authority:

 

A) the means of access and parking provision within the site;

B) the scale, layout and external appearance of the dwelling;

C) the means of access and parking provision within the site; and

D) the landscaping treatment of the site.

 

The development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the approved details.

 

Reason: the application was submitted in outline only and the development cannot proceed satisfactorily without the outstanding matters being agreed in advance of the development commencing in the interests of ensuring the details of the development are acceptable to the local planning authority.

 

5.

 

 

The detailed drawings and particulars required under condition 4(a) shall include the following details:

 

A) access width;

B) surfacing treatments;

C) visibility splays; and

D) drainage of parking areas

 

The development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the approved details and provided prior to the first occupation of the proposed dwelling.

 

Reason:the application was submitted in outline only and to ensure that the details of the development are acceptable to the local planning authority.  In the interests of highway safety and in accordance with the aims of policy 17 of the part 2 local plan (2019) and policies 10 and 14 of the broxtowe aligned core strategy (2014).

 

 

Notes to applicant

 

1.

The council has acted positively and proactively in the determination of this application by working to determine it within the agreed determination timescale.

 

2.

Due to the proximity of the site to residential properties it is recommended that contractors limit noisy works to between  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.6

5.

INFORMATION ITEMS

5.1

Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Minutes:

The delegated decisions were noted.