Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall, Maidenhead

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Items
No. Item

20.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

21.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

All Committee Members had visited site and were attending the meeting with an open mind.

22.

21/02245/FULL - Bray Studios Down Place Water Oakley - Windsor - SL4 5UG pdf icon PDF 729 KB

PROPOSAL: Redevelopment to create new film and TV studios, incorporating demolition, retention of 2no. existing sound stages, rehearsal building, backlot and ancillary offices on a permanent basis, construction of further new production facilities including sound stages, workshops, ancillary offices and other production facilities, use of Waterford House and Steading as ancillary accommodation, parking, landscaping and new vehicular access off Windsor Road.

RECOMMENDATION: PERMIT

APPLICANT: Bray Film Studios Limited

MEMBER CALL-IN: N/A

EXPIRY DATE: 14th October 2021

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A motion was put forward by Councillor Hill to approve the application, as per Officers recommendation, subject to the Chairman of the Committee working in consultation with the Head of Planning and subject to the Secretary of State not resolving to call in the application to grant planning permission with the conditions listed in Section 2.11 of the panel update report,  and on satisfactory completion of a legal undertaking to secure the infrastructure in Section 10 covering the following:

·         Carbon Offset contribution

·         Economic Measures, including:

o   Implementation of the Employment and Skills Plan

o   Commitment to join the Visit Windsor Partnership for three years

o   Partial funding for the provision of a RBWM Film Officer for three years

o   Membership fees for RBWM to join the Berkshire Film Office for three years.

·         Travel Plan

·         Transport Improvements including:

o   Necessary highways improvements under S32/S278

o   Contribution towards the Borough’s emerging strategy secure highway infrastructure, and improvements to walking, cycling and public transport service improvements across the A308 corridor

o   Monitoring

 

This was seconded by Councillor Baldwin.

 

A named vote was taken.

 

21/02245/FULL - Bray Studios Down Place Water Oakley - Windsor - SL4 5UG (Motion)

Councillor Phil Haseler

For

Councillor Ross McWilliams

For

Councillor John Baldwin

For

Councillor Gurpreet Bhangra

For

Councillor Mandy Brar

Against

Councillor Gerry Clark

For

Councillor Geoffrey Hill

For

Councillor Joshua Reynolds

Against

Councillor Leo Walters

For

Carried

 

 

RESOLVED: that the application be permitted, as per Officers recommendation and all points above from the panel update.

 

The Committee was addressed by Mr Andrew Hall, Objector, Parish Councillor Nicola Marsh, Bray, Mr Oliver Bell, Applicant and Councillor Samantha Rayner.

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21/02245/FULL - Bray Studios Down Place Water Oakley - Windsor - SL4 5UG Motion Carried
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