Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Online meeting via MS Teams

Contact: Simon Hill - Committee Services Email: (simon.hill@reading.gov.uk)  0118 9372303

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14.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 3 June 2020 were agreed as a correct record.

15.

Applications Determined under new Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Minutes:

The Executive Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Resources submitted a report giving details of the outcome of two planning applications that had been decided by officers since 21 May 2020, under the extended delegated authority to the Deputy Director of Planning, Transport and Regulatory Services to determine applications and manage “called-in” applications during the Coronavirus crisis, to help reduce the number of reports coming to the online Planning Applications Committee meetings.

 

Resolved –    That the report be noted.

16.

Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(i)       New Appeals

 

The Executive Director for Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted a schedule giving details of notification received from the Planning Inspectorate regarding a planning appeal, the method of determination for which she had already expressed a preference in accordance with delegated powers, which was attached as Appendix 1 to the report. 

 

(ii)      Appeals Recently Determined

 

The Executive Director for Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted details of two decisions that had been made by the Secretary of State, or by an Inspector appointed for the purpose, which were attached as Appendix 2 to the report.

 

(iii)     Reports on Appeal Decisions

 

The Executive Director for Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted a report on the following appeal decisions in Appendix 3:

 

191330/PNN & 191787/PNN – ONC HOUSE, 68 ST JOHNS ROAD, CAVERSHAM

 

191330/PNN: Notification of Prior Approval for a Change of use from Class B1(c) (Light Industrial) to C3 (dwellinghouses) to comprise 6 x flats. Prior Notification under Class PA, Part 3 of Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (as amended) 2015. 

 

191787/PNN: Notification of Prior Approval for a Change of use of building from Class B1(c) (Light Industrial) to C3 (dwellinghouses) to comprise 6 x dwellings. Prior Notification under Class PA, Part 3 of Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2016. (amended)

 

Written representations.

 

Appeals dismissed.

 

Resolved –   

 

(1)      That the new appeal, as set out in Appendix 1, be noted;

 

(2)      That the outcome of the recently determined appeals, as set out in Appendix 2, be noted;

 

(3)      That the report on the appeal decisions set out in Appendix 3 be noted.

17.

Applications for Prior Approval pdf icon PDF 176 KB

Minutes:

The Executive Director for Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted a report giving details in Table 1 of six prior approval applications received, and in Table 2 of six applications for prior approval decided, since 20 May 2020.

 

Resolved –    That the report be noted.

 

18.

200147/HOU - 30 Addison Road pdf icon PDF 486 KB

Proposal

Erection of single storey rear extension

Recommendation

Application Refused

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of single storey rear extension (part retrospective)

 

The Executive Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted a report on the above application.  An update report was tabled at the meeting which had appended the Planning Inspectors’ reports for a planning appeal (in relation to a previous application 190062/HOU) and an enforcement appeal relating to this property, and corrected a typographical error in the main report.

 

Resolved –

 

          That application 200147/HOU be refused for the reasons set out in the report.

19.

200061/FUL - The Abbey School, Kendrick Road pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Proposal

Erection of a new dining hall  with green roof over the existing courtyard, rooftop extension to the 6th Form block to provide a new common room, extension to the south-east to provide additional classroom space and a new study area for the 6th Form block, reconfiguration of hard landscaped area to remove 1 of 4 netball courts, move existing flood lighting, relocate existing 6th form parking and enhance the frontage of the 6th form building.

Recommendation

Application Permitted

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of a new dining hall with green roof over the existing courtyard, rooftop extension to the 6th Form block to provide a new common room, extension to the south-east to provide additional classroom space and a new study area for the 6th Form block, reconfiguration of hard landscaped area to remove 1 of 4 netball courts, move existing flood lighting, relocate existing 6th form parking and enhance the frontage of the 6th form building.

 

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 clarification on the glazing proposed to the 6th Form rooftop extension and on the proposed green roof and separate roof garden.  The report also gave an update on light levels and parking arrangements and set out corrections to the original report.  An additional condition regarding a Landscape and Ecology Management Plan was recommended.

 

Comments were received and considered.

 

Resolved –    That planning permission for application 200061/FUL be granted, subject to the conditions and informatives as recommended in the original report, with the additional condition and the amendment to the materials condition to specify glazing details to be approved as recommended in the update report.