Agenda and minutes

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Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors David Burbage, Lilly Evans and Colin Rayner.


Councillors Gerry Clark, Jack Rankin and Julian Sharpe were substituting.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To receive any declarations of interest.


Councillor Beer declared an interest as he subscribed to the Hospice Lottery. He was attending the meeting with an open mind.


Councillor Coppinger declared a personal interest on two grounds, Councillor Coppinger Held various positions in the Council, Lead Member for Adult Services and Chairman of Health and Wellbeing Board. Councillor Coppinger was a Member of Bray Parish Council and was aware of residents feelings as he resides close to the application site. He was attending the meeting with an open mind.


Councillor Sharpe declared an interest as his wife was a fundraiser for the Thames Hospice. He was attending the meeting with an open mind.


Councillor Wilson declared a personal interest as he was a Bray Parish Council Member. He was attending the meeting with an open mind.


Determination of Planning Application pdf icon PDF 44 KB

To determine the planning application.

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The Panel considered the Head of Planning 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



Land South of Bray Lake And East of Court Close

Windsor Road Maidenhead


Construction of a 28-bedroom hospice and out-patient unit with associated works and new access from Windsor Road.


The Officers recommendation to defer and delegate the application was put forward by Councillor Wilson and seconded by Councillor Bicknell.


Eleven Councillors voted for the application (Councillors Alexander, Bateson, Bicknell, Clark, Coppinger, Hilton, Hunt, Kellaway, Rankin, Sharpe and Wilson) Councillors Beer and Smith voted against the application.


The PANEL VOTED that the application be DEFERRED AND DELEGATED as per the officer’s recommendation, subject to:


      i.        the conditions listed in Section 10 of this report, and


    ii.        a legal agreement under section 106 of the Act which secures the following:

Travel Plan, including monitoring and review

Biodiversity Management Plan

Securing public access to lake-side footpath in



   iii.        referral to the Secretary of State through the National Planning Case Work Unit, and no call in by the National Planning Case Work Unit as a result of that referral.


   iv.        The LLFA raising no objection to the proposed surface water drainage scheme.


    v.        Permeable parking.


      i.        Head of Planning to negotiate with the Applicants a Right Hand Turning, both in and out of the site.


(Speakers: The Panel was addressed by Anu Chawla, Objector, Councillor Ken Elvin, Bray Parish Council and Debbie Raven, Applicant).