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Contact: Wendy Binmore
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Apologies for Absence
To receive any apologies for absence.
absence were received from Councillors Bicknell, L. Evans, Grey and
Declarations of Interest PDF 155 KB
To receive any Declarations of Interest.
Hilton – Declared a personal interest in item 1 as he was
a Member of Sunninghill and Ascot
Parish Council and was in attendance when the application was
discussed, he added that he knew the applicant in passing but
attended Panel with an open mind.
Rayner – Declared a personal interest in item 1 as the
applicant owned Liquid Leisure which he had visited with his family
and his daughters attended the same pony club five years ago. Cllr
C. Rayner confirmed he attended Panel with an open mind.
Minutes PDF 41 KB
To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 11
RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That
the minutes of the meeting held on 11 July 2018 be approved.
Planning Applications (Decision) PDF 46 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,
or from Democratic Services on 01628 796251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
South of Ascentia House and North of
Station Works, Lyndhurst Road, Ascot
Construction of a two storey building comprising of
a ground floor car showroom first floor offices, three single
storey industrial units, new vehicular access and associated
parking following the demolition of existing buildings.
Hilton put forward a motion to APPROVE the application, against the
Officer’s recommendation. This was seconded by Councillor
Unanimously agreed to defer and delegate approval to the Head of
Planning subject to a satisfactory Sustainable Draining scheme
being submitted within 8 weeks of the Panel date. If an acceptable
Drainage scheme was not submitted within the time frame then the
application should be refused for the reason as detailed in the
reasons given for approving the application
application formed part of one of the only specific employment
sites in Ascot and there are
benefits to the scheme. As such members
give the application more time to provide a drainage
development would sit on a slight hill, therefore the drainage plan
was both suitable and sensible.
House, Cross Road, Sunningdale, Ascot SL5 9RX
of a building comprising 10 apartments (4x3 bed and 6x2 bed
apartments) following demolition of the existing
Councillor Walters put forward a motion to REFUSE the
application, as per the Officer’s recommendation.
This was seconded by Councillor Bateson.
The Panel Unanimously REFUSED the Application as per the
Officer’s recommendation and refused planning permission for
the following summarised reasons (the full reasons were listed in
Section 10 of the Main Report):
The scale of the proposed apartment building would
make it appear dominant within the street scene and harmful to the
character and appearance of the area. The proposal is also
considered to represent overdevelopment and would cause harm to
Mitigation for the impact on the Thames Basin Heaths
Special Protection Area has not been secured.
No affordable housing has been proposed. 30%
affordable housing is required for sites over half a
additional reason for refusal was added regarding failure to
provide a Development Brief in accordance with policy H1 of the
The Panel was addressed by Julia Chester and PCllr Michael Burn in objection and Dudley Mills in
favour of the application.