Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 17th December, 2020 1.00 pm

Venue: Microsoft Teams Meeting

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

Media

Items
No. Item

80.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr S McCormack.

81.

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 substitutes for this meeting.

82.

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, Cllr A Stribley declared that she had received several statements in support and objection from interested parties regarding items 6a, 6b, 6d, 6f and 6g.

 

Cllr P Hilliard declared for transparency, relating to item 6a, that he is the Council’s governor representative to the Royal Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals Foundation Trust.

 

Cllr P R A Hall declared a personal interest in item 6g, in that he lived 100m from the application site, and would therefore withdraw himself from the meeting for that item.

83.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 309 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 26 November 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 26 November 2020 were approved for signing as a correct record.

84.

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.

 

The deadline for the submission of requests to speak is 12 noon on Wednesday, 16 December 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.

85.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 459 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 Wednesday, 16 December 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 80.

86.

Wessex Fields, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, BH7 7DT pdf icon PDF 260 KB

Littledown and Iford

 

7-2019-9177-DP

 

Erection of a four/ five storey business and household storage building, together with associated access, car parking and landscaping.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Littledown and Iford

 

7-2019-9177-DP

 

Erection of a four/ five storey business and household storage building, together with associated access, car parking and landscaping.

 

Public Statements:

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Amirez Developments.

Matt Annen, Pure Town Planning.

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Rebekah Jubb, Bell Cornwell Town Planners.

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr Lawrence Williams

 

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 – 14 (unanimous)        Against – 0               Abstentions – 0

 

87.

51-55 Commercial Road, Poole, BH14 0JB pdf icon PDF 369 KB

Parkstone

APP/20/01047/F

Demolition of the existing buildings and erection of a 3 storey building containing 14 flats with associated access, car parking, refuse and cycle storage.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Parkstone

 

APP/20/01047/F

 

Demolition of the existing buildings and erection of a 3 storey building containing 14 flats with associated access, car parking, refuse and cycle storage.

 

Public Statements:

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Mr Johnny Rodriguez, Buckholme Close.

Ms R Short, Danecourt Road.

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Almirez Developments, applicant.

Matt Annen, Pure Town Planning, agent.

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

None.

 

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

 

Voting:

 

For –  13 (unanimous)     Against – 0               Abstentions – 0

 

NOTE: Cllr S Bartlett left the meeting at 14:30 and therefore was not present to vote.

88.

Walpole Road Open Space (Churchill Gardens), Walpole Road, Bournemouth, BH1 4ES pdf icon PDF 253 KB

Boscombe West

 

7-2020-7347-G

 

Demolition of existing park building and erection of Community/ Cafe building with associated landscape works.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Boscombe West

 

7-2020-7347-G

 

Demolition of existing park building and erection of Community/ Cafe building with associated landscape works.

 

Public Statements:

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Gaye Goldney and Dennis Sidley, Walpole Road

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Martha Searle, Aspire Project Manager, BCP Council.

Philip Stanley, local resident.

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr J Kelly

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report with an amendment to Condition 18 to specify the location of the bin-store.

 

Voting:

 

For –  13 (unanimous)     Against – 0               Abstentions – 0

89.

20 Chewton Farm Road, Christchurch pdf icon PDF 261 KB

Highcliffe and Walkford

 

8/20/0752/OUT

 

Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of 14 apartments with underground parking.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Highcliffe and Walkford

 

8/20/0752/OUT

 

Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of 14 apartments with underground parking.

 

Public statements:

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Residents of Chewton Farm Road.

Residents of Avenue Road and Sea View Road.

 

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Ethan Brighton & James Croker, Fortitudo, applicant.

 

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr N Brooks.

 

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

 

Voting:

 

For – 8          Against – 4               Abstentions – 1

 

NOTE: A move to refuse the application was defeated.

 

90.

7-9 Starre Inn, Purewell, Christchurch pdf icon PDF 326 KB

Christchurch Town

 

8/20/0440/OUT

 

Development of 3 x 1 bed, 2 x 2 bed and 2 x 3 bed properties (4 x houses and 3 x apartments) together with associated parking and access.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Christchurch Town

 

8/20/0440/OUT

 

Development of 3 x 1 bed, 2 x 2 bed and 2 x 3 bed properties (4 x houses and 3 x apartments) together with associated parking and access.

 

RESOLVED that consideration of the application be deferred until a later date.

91.

2A Martello Park, Poole, BH13 7BA pdf icon PDF 271 KB

Canford Cliffs

 

APP/20/01013/F

 

Construction of a 2 bedroom flat to comprise the fifth floor of an apartment building previously approved by Planning permission APP/14/00597/F granted for a 4 storey block of apartments as amended by S.73 APP/16/01136/F on land at 2A Martello Park, Poole.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Canford Cliffs

 

APP/20/01013/F

 

Construction of a 2 bedroom flat to comprise the fifth floor of an apartment building previously approved by Planning permission APP/14/00597/F granted for a 4 storey block of apartments as amended by S.73 APP/16/01136/F on land at 2A Martello Park, Poole.

 

Public statements:

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Tom Whild, Ken Park Planning, on behalf of local residents.

Glenn Edgeworth – South Lodge, 2 Martello Park.

 

 

v   IN SUPPORT

James Croker and Ethan Brighton, Fortitudo, applicant.

 

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

Cllr M Haines

 

 

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

 

Voting:

 

For – 12           Against – 2               Abstentions – 0

92.

43 Wickfield Avenue, Christchurch, BH23 1JA pdf icon PDF 163 KB

Christchurch Town

 

8/20/0352/HOU

 

Erect single and two storey rear and side extensions to provide further habitable extensions. Raise roof line to incorporate second floor accommodation and installation of rear dormer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Christchurch Town

 

8/20/0352/HOU

 

Erect single and two storey rear and side extensions to provide further habitable extensions. Raise roof line to incorporate second floor accommodation and installation of rear dormer.

 

Public statements:

 

v   IN OBJECTION

Ms B Miller and Mr A Johnston, 41 Wickfield Avenue.

Mr and Mrs A Huckstep, 45 Wickfield Avenue.

 

v   IN SUPPORT

Darryl Howells, Pure Town Planning, on behalf of applicant.

 

v   WARD COUNCILLORS

None.

 

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

 

Voting:

 

For – 11           Against – 2               Abstentions – 0

 

NOTE: Cllr P Hall withdrew himself from the item due to a personal interest and therefore did not vote.