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33.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no Apologies for Absence were received.

34.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 237 KB

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

Councillor Haseler declared a prejudicial interest in all five applications. Councillor Haseler had been involved in Cox Green Says No since 2007. Councillor Haseler would speak for up to five minutes and then take no part in debate or voting. Councillor Haseler would leave the Members and sit in the public gallery.

 

Councillor Taylor declared a personal interest in all items as she had friends and family that lived on Farmers Way. Councillor Taylor was attending the meeting with an open mind.

35.

PLANNING APPLICATION - ITEM 2 (DECISION) pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Item 2

Application No. 17/04018/FULL

Recommendation: REF

Location: Claires Court Senior Girls and Boys And Ridgeway Schools, The Thicket, Cannon Lane, Maidenhead

Proposal: Construction of an all-through school comprising nursery and junior building; central building and senior building. Provision of landscaping, amenity area, sport/running track, environmental garden and covered multi-use games area. Provision of staff and visitor car parking, parent drop off and coach parking area.

Applicant: Claires Court School Ltd

Member Call-in: N/A

Expiry Date: 4 July 2018

 

Minutes:

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 2

 

17/04018/FULL

 

Claires Court Senior Girls and Boys And Ridgeway Schools,

The Thicket,

Cannon Lane, Maidenhead

Construction of an all-through school comprising nursery and junior building; central building and senior building. Provision of landscaping, amenity area, sport/running track, environmental garden

and covered multi-use games area. Provision of staff and visitor car parking, parent drop off and coach parking area.

 

A motion was put forward by Councillor Targowski to permit the application, in contrary to Officers recommendation.

 

A second motion was put forward by Councillor Hill to refuse the application as per Officers recommendation, subject to the amendments detailed in paragraph 2.2 of the relevant Panel Update report. This was seconded by Councillor Walters.

 

A named vote was taken and nine councillors voted for the motion (Baldwin, Bhangra, Brar, Hill, Johnson, Reynolds, Stimson, Taylor and Walters). Councillor Targowski voted against the motion. Councillor Haseler did not vote.

 

The first motion was not seconded.

 

It was agreed to REFUSE the application subject to the amendments detailed in paragraph 2.2 of the relevant Panel Update report.

 

(The Panel were addressed by Gill Alton and Andy McCoy, Objectors, Parish Councillor Ian Harvey, Cox Green Parish Council, Andy Black, Hugh Wilding and Gabby, in support. Also Councillors Ross McWilliams and Stuart Carroll addressed the Panel).

 

 

36.

PLANNING APPLICATION - ITEM 1 (DECISION) pdf icon PDF 554 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.

 

 

Key:

APP = Approval

CLU = Certificate of Lawful Use

DD = Defer and Delegate

DLA = Defer Legal Agreement

PERM = Permit

PNR = Prior Approval Not Required

REF = Refusal

WA = Would Have Approved

WR = Would Have Refused

 

 

Item 1

Application No. 17/04026/OUT

Recommendation: REF

Location: Ridgeway, The Thicket, Cannon Lane, Maidenhead SL6 3QE

Proposal: Outline planning permission for the development of 2 new artificial grass hockey pitches, two artificial grass practice areas, a new pavilion building for shared use by the hockey club and school together with an artificial rugby pitch together with associated other recreation grass pitches.

Applicant: Claires Court School Ltd

Member Call-in: N/A

Expiry Date: 16 April 2018

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

17/04026/OUT

 

Ridgeway,

The Thicket, Cannon Lane, Maidenhead

SL6 3QE

Outline planning permission for the development of 2 new artificial grass hockey pitches, two artificial grass practice areas, a new pavilion building for shared use by the hockey club and school together with an artificial rugby pitch together with associated other recreation

grass pitches.

 

A motion was put forward by Councillor Hill to refuse the application as per Officers recommendation. This was seconded by Councillor Brar.

 

A named vote was taken.

 

It was Unanimously Agreed to REFUSE the application.

 

(The Panel were addressed by Gill Alton and Andy McCoy, Objectors, Parish Councillor Ian Harvey, Cox Green Parish Council, David Taylor and James Wilding, in support. Also Councillors Ross McWilliams and Stuart Carroll addressed the Panel).

 

 

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PLANNING APPLICATION - ITEM 3 (DECISION) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Item 3

Application No. 18/00130

Recommendation: REF

Location: Ridgeway, The Thicket, Cannon Lane, Maidenhead

Proposal: Outline application for layout, scale and means of access only to be considered at this stage with all other matters to be reserved for 157 residential units.

Applicant: Claires Court School

Member Call-in: N/A

Expiry Date: 4 July 2018

 

Minutes:

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 3

 

18/00130/OUT

 

Ridgeway, The Thicket, Cannon Lane, Maidenhead, SL6 3QE

Outline application for layout, scale and mean of access only to be considered at this stage with all other matters to be reserved for 157 residential units.

 

As there was no further update received from Highways, a motion was put forward by Councillor Walters to refuse the application as per Officers recommendation subject to delegated authority being granted to the Head of Planning to revise reason for refusal 3 in the event of an appeal to remove reference to highway mitigation works should it be established by the applicants and agreed by the Council that such works are not required. This was seconded by Councillor Hill.

 

A named vote was taken.

 

It was Unanimously Agreed to REFUSE the application subject to delegated authority being granted to the Head of Planning to revise reason for refusal 3 in the event of an appeal to remove reference to highway mitigation works should it be established by the applicants and agreed by the Council that such works are not required.

 

(The Panel were addressed by Gill Alton and Andy McCoy, Objectors, Parish Councillor Ian Harvey, Cox Green Parish Council, Hugh Wilding and Elkie Lees, in support. Also Councillors Ross McWilliams and Stuart Carroll addressed the Panel).

 

 

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PLANNING APPLICATION - ITEM 4 (DECISION) pdf icon PDF 1005 KB

Item 4

Application No. 17/04401/OUT

Recommendation: REF

Location: Claires Court School Senior Girls, 1 College Avenue, Maidenhead SL6 6AW

Proposal: Outline planning permission with a means of access only to be considered at this stage with all other matters to be reserved for redevelopment of the existing school facilities and the erection of 53no. dwellings.

Applicant: Berkley Homes

Member Call-in: N/A

Expiry Date: 4 July 2018

 

Minutes:

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 4

 

17/04001/OUT

 

Claire’s Court School Senior Girls,

1 College Avenue, Maidenhead,

SL6 6AW

Outline planning permission with means of access only to be considered at this stage with all other matters to be reserved for redevelopment of the existing school

facilities and the erection of 53no. dwellings.

 

A motion was put forward by Councillor Baldwin to refuse the application as per Officers recommendation, with the additional reason for refusal detailed under paragraph 3.1 of the relevant Panel Update report.This was seconded by Councillor Brar.

 

A named vote was taken.

 

It was Unanimously Agreed to REFUSE the application with the additional reason for refusal detailed under paragraph 3.1 of the relevant Panel Update report.

 

(The Panel were addressed by Michael Varley, Objector, Hugh Wilding and Elkie Lees, in support and Councillor Simon Bond).

 

 

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PLANNING APPLICATION - ITEM 5 (DECISION) pdf icon PDF 736 KB

Item 5

Application No. 17/04002/OUT

Recommendation: REF

Location: Claires Court School Senior Boys, Ray Mill Road East, Maidenhead SL6 8TE

Proposal: Outline application for access only to be considered at this stage with all other matters to be reserved for the redevelopment of the existing school facilities and the erection of 11no. four and five bed detached private dwellings.

Applicant: Berekley Homes (Western) Ltd

Member Call-in: N/A

Expiry Date: 16 April 2018

 

Minutes:

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 5

 

17/04002/OUT

 

Claire’s Court School Senior Boys,

Ray Mill Road East,

Maidenhead,

SL6 8TE

Outline application for access only to be considered at this stage with all other matters to be reserved for the redevelopment of the existing school facilities and

the erection of 11 no. four and five bed detached private dwellings.

 

A motion was put forward by Councillor Reynolds to refuse the application as per Officers recommendation. This was seconded by Councillor Baldwin.

 

A named vote was taken.

 

It was Unanimously Agreed to REFUSE the application.

 

(The Panel were addressed by Hugh Wilding and Elkie Lees, in support).