Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 26th November, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting via MS Teams

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: democratic.services@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

67.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

Cllrs N Decent, B Dion and A Stribley gave apologies for the am session.

 

Cllr S Baron advised that he would join the pm session later than the 1pm published start time.

68.

Substitute Members

To receive information on any changes in the membership of the Committee.

 

Note – When a member of a Committee is unable to attend a meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee, the relevant Political Group Leader (or their nominated representative) may, by notice to the Monitoring Officer (or their nominated representative) prior to the meeting, appoint a substitute member from within the same Political Group. The contact details on the front of this agenda should be used for notifications. 

 

Minutes:

There were no substitute members.

69.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

Minutes:

In the interests of transparency, the Senior Solicitor read out an advice note that had been circulated to all Committee Members in relation to Items 6a and 6b on the agenda.

 

Cllr P R A Hall declared a personal interest in items 6a and 6b as he was both the Chairman and a Trustee of Christchurch Commoner’s Association.

70.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 5 November 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 5 November 2020 were approved for signing as a correct record.

71.

Public Issues pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To receive any requests to speak on planning applications which the Planning Committee is considering at this meeting.

 

Please Note: In accordance with paragraph 13 of the Protocol for Public Statements, the Chairman has agreed that public statements relating to the applications referred to at agenda items 6a and 6b, will be received as one, with a maximum of 6 statements from objectors and 6 statements from applicants/supporters, each statement consisting of no more than 450 words.

 

The deadline for the submission of requests to speak is 12 noon on Wednesday 25 November 2020. Requests should be submitted to Democratic Services using the contact details on the front of this agenda.

 

Further information about how public speaking is managed at virtual meetings is contained in the Protocol for Public Speaking at Planning Committee which is included with this agenda sheet and is available on the Council’s website at the following address:

 

https://democracy.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/documents/s18186/Protocol%20for%20Public%20Statements%20at%20Planning%20Committee.pdf

 

Note: The public speaking procedure is separate from and is not intended to replicate or replace the procedure for submitting a written representation on a planning application to the Planning Offices during the consultation period.

Minutes:

There were several public statements received relating to the applications considered by the Planning Committee. As per the Protocol for Public Speaking, the Democratic Officer read out the written statements before the Chairman invited those Ward Councillors who had requested to speak, to address the Committee.

72.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 490 KB

To consider the planning applications as listed below.

 

See planning application reports circulated at 6a-6g, as updated by the agenda addendum sheet to be published on 25 November 2020

 

Councillors are requested where possible to submit any technical questions on planning applications to the Case Officer at least 48 hours before the meeting to ensure this information can be provided at the meeting.

 

The running order in which planning applications will be considered will be as listed on this agenda sheet.

 

The Chairman retains discretion to propose an amendment to the running order at the meeting if it is considered expedient to do so.

 

Members will appreciate that the copy drawings attached to planning application reports are reduced from the applicants’ original and detail, in some cases, may be difficult to read. The submitted drawings can be viewed by using the relevant planning register for this meeting, online at:

 

https://planning.christchurchandeastdorset.gov.uk/search.aspx?auth=1&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

 

https://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/planningbuilding/CurrentPlanningApplications/PlanningApplicationRegister.aspx

 

https://www.poole.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/planning/planning-applications/find-a-planning-application/

 

Councillors are advised that if they wish to refer to specific drawings or plans which are not included in these papers, they should contact the Case Officer at least 48 hours before the meeting to ensure that these can be made available.

 

Development Plans for the BCP Council area are available to view online at:

 

https://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/planningbuilding/PlanningPolicy/Local-Plan-Documents/Local-Plan-Documents.aspx

 

https://www.poole.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/planning-policy-and-guidance/

 

https://www.christchurch.gov.uk/planning-buildings-land/planning-policy/christchurch/christchurch-borough-council-local-plan.aspx

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered planning application reports, copies of which had been circulated and which appear as Appendices A-G to these minutes in the Minute Book. The update sheet in relation to the applications is included as Appendix H to these minutes. The Committee considered the planning applications as set out in Minutes 79-79.

73.

Christchurch Police Station, Barrack Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1PN pdf icon PDF 903 KB

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/18/3263/FUL

 

Erection of 130 residential dwellings, 39 units of age-restricted sheltered accommodation (C3), and 612 m2 of flexible commercial/community space (A1, A2, A3, A4, B1, D1 (Museum only) use classes), new road between Bargates and Barrack Road, new vehicular access from Barrack Road (to serve sheltered accommodation only), new private and semi-private gardens, public open space, hard and soft landscaping, surface vehicular parking and residential garages, following the demolition of the Police Station and Magistrates’ Court, nos. 23 and 41 Barrack Road, former Goose and Timber public house, and ancillary buildings and structures.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/18/3263/FUL

 

Erection of 130 residential dwellings, 39 units of age-restricted sheltered accommodation (C3), and 612 m2 of flexible commercial/community space (A1, A2, A3, A4, B1, D1 (Museum only) use classes), new road between Bargates and Barrack Road, new vehicular access from Barrack Road (to serve sheltered accommodation only), new private and semi-private gardens, public open space, hard and soft landscaping, surface vehicular parking and residential garages, following the demolition of the Police Station and Magistrates’ Court, nos. 23 and 41 Barrack Road, former Goose and Timber public house, and ancillary buildings and structures.

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Dr Sam Fowles

John Pendrill

Avril Coulton

Susan Suliman

Joyce Monteith

Mr & Mrs St Claire Smith

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Robin Henderson

Sandra Clarke

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr Mike Cox

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report as amended by the addendum sheet.

 

Voting:

 

For – 9           Against – 1               Abstentions – 1 

 

Cllr P R A Hall requested that his vote against the application be recorded.

 

Cllr S McCormack requested that his abstention from the vote be recorded on the grounds that he felt that the Committee had been misled in relation to parking figures.

 

Cllr D Borthwick had missed some of the debate on this item due to technical difficulties and therefore did not take part in the vote.

74.

Christchurch Police Station, Barrack Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1PN pdf icon PDF 256 KB

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/18/3264/DCONS

 

Erection of 130 residential dwellings, 39 units of age-restricted sheltered accommodation (C3), and 612 m2 of flexible commercial/community space (A1, A2, A3, A4, B1, D1 (Museum only) use classes), new road between Bargates and Barrack Road, new vehicular access from Barrack Road (to serve sheltered accommodation only), new private and semi-private gardens, public open space, hard and soft landscaping, surface vehicular parking and residential garages, following the demolition of the Police Station and Magistrates’ Court, nos. 23 and 41 Barrack Road, former Goose and Timber public house, and ancillary buildings and structures.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/18/3264/DCONS

 

Erection of 131 residential dwellings, 39 units of age-restricted sheltered accommodation (C3), and 612 m2 of flexible commercial/community space (A1, A2, A3, A4, B1, D1 (Museum only) use classes), new road between Bargates and Barrack Road, new vehicular access from Barrack Road (to serve sheltered accommodation only), new private and semi-private gardens, public open space, hard and soft landscaping, surface vehicular parking and residential garages, following the demolition of the Police Station and Magistrates’ Court, nos. 23 and 41 Barrack Road, former Goose and Timber public house, and ancillary buildings and structures.

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Dr Sam Fowles

John Pendrill

Avril Coulton

Susan Suliman

Joyce Monteith

Mr & Mrs St Claire Smith

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Robin Henderson

Sandra Clarke

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr Mike Cox

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

 

For – Unanimous

 

75.

Carisbrooke, 172 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole, BH13 7ES pdf icon PDF 372 KB

(Canford Cliffs)

 

APP/19/01569/F

 

Demolition of existing buildings and erection of assisted living/extra care accommodation (class C2) with communal facilities and car parking.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Canford Cliffs)

 

APP/19/01569/F

 

Demolition of existing buildings and erection of assisted living/extra care accommodation (class C2) with communal facilities and car parking.

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Mina Beckett

Tom Whild

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Gian Bendinelli

Beryl Beecham

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr Mohan Iyengar

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report as amended by the addendum sheet.

 

Voting:

 

For – 13         Against – 1

 

 

76.

Joseph Steps Building, West Undercliff Promenade, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 531 KB

(Westbourne and West Cliff)

 

7-2020-5162-D

 

Alterations and extensions to building to provide lifeguard facilities to include boat storage, training/ meeting rooms, viewing balcony, installation of photo voltaic panels, erection of pole mounted turbines and a flagpole.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Westbourne and West Cliff)

 

7-2020-5162

 

Alterations and extensions to building to provide lifeguard facilities to include boat storage, training/ meeting rooms, viewing balcony, installation of photo voltaic panels, erection of pole mounted turbines and a flagpole

 

v   IN OBJECTION

None Registered

 

v   IN SUPPORT

John Humphreys

Peter Lawrence

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

None Registered

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report as amended by the addendum sheet.

 

Voting:

 

For – Unanimous

 

77.

7 Chaddesley Glen, Poole, BH13 7PA pdf icon PDF 368 KB

(Canford Cliffs)

 

APP/20/00677/F

 

Demolish existing building and erect block of 8 flats with basement parking.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Canford Cliffs)

 

APP/20/00677/F

 

Demolish existing building and erect block of 8 flats with basement parking

 

v   IN OBJECTION

David Carr

Duncan Ross

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Ziyad Thomas

Mark Adams

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr Mohan Iyengar

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report as amended by the addendum sheet, subject to an additional condition that required electric vehicle charging points to be provided on-site, the details of which would be agreed with the Local Planning Authority.

 

Voting:

 

For – 12         Against – 1

 

Cllr P R A Hall did not vote due to technical difficulties.

 

Cllr S Baron joined the meeting throughout the debate on this item and therefore did not participate nor vote.

 

Cllr S Bull left the Meeting after the vote on this item and did not rejoin.

 

78.

80 Fernside Road, Poole, BH15 2JL pdf icon PDF 336 KB

(Oakdale)

 

APP/20/00765/P

 

 

Demolish existing and erect a block of 9 1-bed flats with parking, bin and cycle storage

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Oakdale)

 

APP/19/00765/P

 

Demolish existing and erect a block of 9 no 1 bedroom flats with parking, bin and cycle storage.

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Joanna Jack

Sebrina Drew

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Matt Annen

Mark Adams

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr Felicity Rice

Cllr Pete Miles

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report as amended by the addendum sheet.

 

Voting:

 

For – 10         Against – 4

 

Cllr D Borthwick left the meeting after the vote on this item and did not rejoin.

 

79.

53 Southcliffe Road, Christchurch, BH23 4EW pdf icon PDF 314 KB

(Mudeford, Stanpit and West Highcliffe)

 

8/20/0682/CONDR

 

Demolish existing buildings and erect block of 10 apartments with basement parking.

Variation of condition 2 (Approved Plans) of App. 8/16/1842/FUL for additional details/minor amendments.  Reconfiguration of basement entrance element of building at both basement and ground floor level.  Changes to ground floor plan of the building in vicinity of the ramp.  Single storey projection on north east elevation between two approved masonry buttresses and beneath approved balcony.  Insertion of further buttress features on ground floor.

Changes to window details including - Insertion of obscure glazed windows in western elevation, two new windows in north elevation, two roof lights in south elevation and flat roof skylights.  Reduction of hardstanding in front entrance forecourt area.  Small patio areas to some of the ground floor units  .

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Mudeford, Stanpit & West Highcliffe)

 

8/20/0682/CONDR

 

Demolish existing buildings and erect block of 10 apartments with basement parking.

Variation of condition 2 (Approved Plans) of App. 8/16/1842/FUL for additional details/minor amendments.  Reconfiguration of basement entrance element of building at both basement and ground floor level.  Changes to ground floor plan of the building in vicinity of the ramp.  Single storey projection on north east elevation between two approved masonry buttresses and beneath approved balcony.  Insertion of further buttress features on ground floor

Changes to window details including - Insertion of obscure glazed windows in western elevation, two new windows in north elevation, two roof lights in south elevation and flat roof skylights.  Reduction of hardstanding in front entrance forecourt area.  Small patio areas to some of the ground floor units

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Pam Bradley (on behalf of several residents at 6 neighbouring address)

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Ken Parke

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr Lesley Dedman

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report, subject to additional condition relating to obscured glazing as set out by the Planning Officer during his presentation.

 

Voting:

 

For – 9           Against – 4