Decision details

190835/FUL - 199-203 Henley Road & Land to rear of 205-207 Henley Road, Caversham

Decision Maker: Planning Applications Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Demolition of 199-203 Henley Road and erection of part four, part three and part two storey 82 unit residential care home building (C2 use class) with associated external structures, access from Henley Road, car parking and landscaping.


The Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted a report on the above application.  An update report was tabled at the meeting which set out comments from the Ecological Consultant, confirmation that the submitted Sustainable Drainage Strategy scheme was acceptable, a corrected road adoption plan and a representation from an objector. Additional conditions and amended triggers for some of the proposed conditions were recommended.


Comments and objections were received and considered.


Objector Nigel Roberts, the applicant’s agent James Wilson, and Ward Councillor Clare Grashoff attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.


Resolved –


(1)      That the Deputy Director of Planning, Transport and Regulatory Services be authorised to grant full planning permission subject to completion of a S106 legal agreement by 30 October 2019 (unless a later date be agreed by the Deputy Director of Planning, Transport and Regulatory Services) to secure the Heads of Terms set out in the original report;


(2)      That, in the event of the requirements set out not being met, the Deputy Director of Planning, Transport and Regulatory Services be authorised to refuse permission;


(3)      That planning permission be subject to the conditions and informatives recommended in the original report, with the additional conditions and amendments recommended in the update report.

Publication date: 29/11/2019

Date of decision: 09/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 09/10/2019 - Planning Applications Committee

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