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No. Item

14.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Sharp and Stretton.

15.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

Councillor C Rayner, a non-panel member in attendance, stated that he knew the applicant for application 18/03730/VAR but did not do business directly with him.  He would not address the panel in relation to the item.

16.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To confirm the part I minutes of the meeting of 16 January and 23 January 2019.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the minutes of the meetings held on 16 January and 23 January 2019 be approved.

17.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS (DECISION) pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To consider the Head of Planning’s report on planning applications received.

 

Full details on all planning applications (including application forms, site plans, objections received, correspondence etc.) can be found by accessing the Planning Applications Public Access Module at http://www.rbwm.gov.uk/pam/search.jsp.

 

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Minutes:

The Panel considered the Head of Planning’s report on planning applications and received updates in relation to a number of applications, following the publication of the agenda.

 

NB: *Updates were received in relation to planning applications marked with an asterisk.

 

Item 1*

 

18/02425/FULL

 

BCD Meetings & Incentives Ltd Bell Tower House
Bell Street
Maidenhead
SL6 1BU

 

New commercial development comprising x4 storeys with basement following demolition of the existing building.

 

Members were advised that the Lead Local Flood Authority had no objections to the proposed development subject to the imposition of an additional condition requiring full details of the proposed drainage system. Councillor Love moved Officer’s amended recommendation to PERMIT the application subject to conditions listed in section 13 of the report and an additional condition referred to in the Panel Update. This was seconded by Councillor Hunt.

 

It was Unanimously Agreed to PERMIT the application subject to the conditions listed in section 13 of the report and an additional condition referred to in the Panel Update.

 

(The Panel was addressed by Richard Hutchinson on behalf of the applicant).

Item 2*

 

18/02677/FULL

 

Riders Country House Hotel
Bath Road
Littlewick Green
Maidenhead
SL6 3QR

 

Change of use from C1 (Hotel) to (C2) Residential Care Home and alterations to fenestration

 

Councillor Hunt moved Officer’s recommendation to REFUSE the application for the reasons identified in section 13 of the report. This was seconded by Councillor Walters.

 

It was Unanimously Agreed to REFUSE the application for the reasons identified in section 13 of the report.

 

(The Panel was addressed Kim McLaren and Paul Spencer (Littlewick Green Society) in objection, and Parish Councillor Penfold).

Item 3*

 

18/03097/FULL

 

Unit 1 And 3 To 6 And 13
Lower Mount Farm
Long Lane
Cookham
Maidenhead

 

Continued use of units 1 and 3 to 6 and 13 (inclusive) for storage, business and industrial purposes

Councillor Kellaway moved Officer’s recommendation to PERMIT the application subject to the conditions listed in section 12 of the report. This was seconded by Councillor Walters.

 

It was Unanimously Agreed to PERMIT the application subject to the conditions listed in section 12 of the report.

 

(The Panel were addressed by Dick Scarfe (Cookham Society) in objection, Parish Councillor Perry, and Duncan Gibson on behalf of the applicant ).

Item 4

 

18/03253/FULL

 

Beenhams Farm
Beenhams Heath
Shurlock Row
Reading

Change of use from agriculture to mixed agriculture and D2 (Equestrian) use (polo) with associated parking and altered vehicular access from Cannon's Lane.

Councillor Brimacombe moved Officer’s recommendation to PERMIT the application subject to conditions listed in section 13 of the report. This was seconded by Councillor Love. Eight councillors (Brimacombe, Diment, Kellaway, Love, Majeed, Smith, Walters and D. Wilson) voted for the motion. Councillor Hunt abstained.

 

It was Agreed to PERMIT the application subject to conditions listed in section 13 of the report.

 

(The Panel were addressed by Parish Councillor Scott Hopkins)

 

Item 5

 

18/03373/FULL

Land To The South of Pool Farm
Pool Lane
Waltham St Lawrence
Reading

Importation of soil/dirt to help with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 17.

18.

ESSENTIAL MONITORING REPORTS (MONITORING) pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider the Appeals Decision Report and Planning Appeals Received.

Minutes:

The Panel noted the appeal decisions.