Decision details

230682/VAR - The Oracle, Bridge Street

Decision Maker: Planning Applications Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Application under Section 73 of Town and Country Planning Act (1990) to remove condition no. 62 of planning permission ref. 970419 to allow the sub-division of ‘department store’ floorspace.  Imposition of new planning condition(s) to restrict use of ‘department store’ floorspace within Use Class E(a)(b)(d)(e), with a minimum unit size of 1,000 sqm (GIA). 


The Committee considered a report on the above application. An update report was tabled at the meeting which provided additional information regarding proposed amendments to Condition 18, proposals for officers to assess and agree a series of plans relating to nine conditions, and a consultation response from the Environment Agency.


Comments were received and considered.


Resolved –

(1)           That application 230682/VAR be approved;

(2)        That planning permission be subject to the new Conditions 76 to 81 and reviewed Conditions 1 to 75 as set out in the original report, with the amendments to Condition 18 as set out in the update report;

(3)        That the Assistant Director of Planning, Transport and Public Protection Services be authorised to assess and agree specific plans in relation to Conditions 16, 24, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41 and 49, as recommended in the update report;

(4)        That planning permission be subject to the informatives as set out in the original report.

Publication date: 22/09/2023

Date of decision: 06/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 06/09/2023 - Planning Applications Committee

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