Planning Committee
Thursday, 18th March, 2021 9.30 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Democratic Services  Email:


No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence from Members.


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. 



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.


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 314 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 18 February 2021.


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 the number of public statements relating to the application referred to at agenda item 6a be increased, 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 17 March 2021. 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:


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.


Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 358 KB

To consider the planning applications as listed below.


See planning application reports circulated at 6a-6e, as updated by the agenda addendum sheet to be published on Wednesday 17 March 2021.


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:


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:



Land North of Bearwood, Magna Road and Knighton Lane, Poole pdf icon PDF 663 KB

(Bearwood and Merley)




Hybrid planning application seeking:

Full permission for the demolition of No. 94 Magna Road, construction of primary access roads, formation of multifunctional open spaces, reprofiling to allow for construction of primary surface and foul water infrastructure, installation of mains services and formation of development platform;

in support of:

Outline permission for the phased development of up to 695 new homes, a community hub comprising retail uses (A1/A2/A3), flexible workspace (B1), community uses (D1/D2) and a 60 bed care home

Additional documents:


The Committee will adjourn for at least 30 minutes after considering item 6a and will not reconvene before 1pm.


Richmond Gardens Car Park, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 605 KB

(Bournemouth Central)




Erection of a mixed-use residential development comprising four blocks (211 flats) on the north and east side of existing car park, ranging in height up to 12 storeys (plus lower ground levels) and a flexible Class A1/A3/Sui Generis (mixed A1/A3 Coffee Shop) unit at ground level. Realignment works to existing service access road from Richmond Gardens, cycle parking, disabled parking, associated refuse/recycling storage, public realm improvement works and landscaping (inc. removal/works to existing trees). Alterations to existing public car park including alteration to existing vehicular access to car park and addition of cladding to the eastern elevation.

Additional documents:


Former MCA Training Centre, Steamer Point, Christchurch, BH23 4JQ pdf icon PDF 475 KB

(Mudeford, Stanpit & West Highcliffe)




Demolition of existing buildings and erection of 26 residential units comprising houses and apartments, associated car parking, landscaping and associated works.

Additional documents:


Liston Hotel, Wollstonecraft Road, Bournemouth, BH5 1JQ pdf icon PDF 376 KB

(Boscombe West)




Outline submissionfor demolitionof existingbuilding andthe erectionof ablock of24 flats withassociated access andparking.

Additional documents:


7-9 The Starre Inne, Purewell, Christchurch, BH23 1EH pdf icon PDF 335 KB

(Christchurch Town)




Development of 2 x 2 bed and 2 x 3 bed properties together with associated parking and access.

Additional documents: