Broad Street Wrington
Planning Minutes
Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning Committee of Wrington Parish Council held in the John Locke room on Tuesday, 8th May, 2007
Mr D W Glynn
Mr M Berkley
Mrs G J Bigg
Mrs J Gallop
Mrs P. Ledbury,
Chairman    Mr G A Matthews
Mrs G Moss
Mrs C A Phillips
Mr R L Thorn
Mrs D J Yamanaka

   Ms E P Irving
Mr T W Yearsley


The Meeting opened at 18.00 hours and Cllr Glynn was elected Chairman by unanimous acclamation. He invited existing councillors to introduce themselves to the two new councillors.

Declaration of Members' Interests.

Cllr Yamanaka declared an interest in the applications from Wrington VC Primary School and St Katharine's School.

Public Participation

There was none, and the Chairman raised the issue for the future of potentially actionable defamatory remarks made in comments from the public being reported in published Minutes.

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 17th April 2007 were adopted.

Matters Arising


North Somerset Planning Committee Minutes – None. Cllr Yamanaka described the composition and purpose of the South Area Committee.

Planning Certificates issued by North Somerset Council – [see separate table attached] as per pre-meeting list.

Planning Applications

For planning applications and comments see attached sheet.

07/P/0931/F - 3, Garstons - the Clerk would be asked to write to NSC inviting them to consider other properties in Garstons which border Silver Street and which have fences above the permitted height for which planning permission was not applied.

Cllr Yamanaka left the meeting at 18.32hrs.

Other Planning Issues

Brook House Appeal - There was a discussion of preparations for planning appeal which was scheduled for 6th June in the Memorial Hall.

Gatcombe Farm - there was discussion of the enforcement action against illegal airport parking, and potential planning application. Roger Willmot of NSC would come at 4pm on Thursday 10th May to meet councillors to discuss issues in confidence.

Branches Cross streetlight - is out, again.

There being no other business the meeting was declared closed at 19.15 hours.

Mr. D W Glynn

Planning Certificates
Application Address/Location Applicant Development Proposal Decision
07/P/0136/LB Albury House
High Street
Maitland alterations to include window to first floor east elevation, 2 conservation rooflightsd, door from wc lobby to potting shed, glaze circular opening to north walkway elevation, demolition of brick wall between lobby and scullery and create internal lobby to back hall. APPROVED. The existing vertical metal bars in the circular window opening shall be incorporated into the new window and retained permanently. POlicy CON/10 of the NS Local Plan
07/P/0383/F 4 Hailstone Cottage
Pocock Erection of detached garage,carport and store with vehicular access from rear of 1-3 Hailstone Cottages and erection of a 2-storey side extension with 2 balconies to west elevation, alterations to windows on north elevation and to door on south elevation. REFUSED.Combined extension and garage will increase the floor space by more than 50%- contrary to policy RD/5, sub-paragraph vii part (B) of the North Somerset Replacement Local Plan


The Meadows
Bakers Lane
Gibson 2-storey side extension APPROVED. External walling and roofing materials to be identical to that existing except the render on the side and rear elevations.
07/P/0485/F The Stable Block
Long Lane
BRJ Ltd/DJPTNS Erection of 2 extensions to office accommodation: 1 2-storey extension to west corner of internal courtyard and 1 single storey rear extension to lower ground floor of south-west elevation. Install dormer window to north-west elevation and window. APPROVED. Samples of materials to be used to be approved by NS.
07/P/0495/F Kitsilano
Broad Street
Owen Change of use from shop on ground floor to residential accommodation. REFUSED. Loss of local service- contrary to policy RT/5 of th NS Replacement Local Plan
07/P/0496/F Kitsilano
Broad Street
Owen Replacement 3 wooden sash windows (like for like) on 1st floor north (front) elevation. APPROVED.
07/P/0562/F Lye Cross Cottage
Labbe Extend existing porch by adding a canopy. Approved.
07/P/0624/F 11 Home Close
Cruse Single-storey side extension to north and west elevations and a rooflight to east elevation. Approved. External walling and roofing to be identical to those in the existing building
07/P/0700/WT Wringbrook House
Station Road
Ledbury Beech x 1 30% crown reduction. APPROVED
07/P/0802/WT Silver Street
Wrington Memorial Hall Pruning & thinning of conifer groups. APPROVED
Planning Applications
Application Address/Location Applicant Development Proposal Comments
07/P/0924/F The Gables
Downside Road
Haskell 2-storey side extension following the demolition of outbuildings. No comment
07/P/0931/F 3 Garstons
Martin erect wooden fence on SW corner of property length 13ft x 6ft high. No comment
07/P/0959/F Udley Farm
West Hay Rd.,
Burnett Conversion of existing redundant agricultural building into 2 additional self-catering holiday cottages. No comment
07/P/0970/F South Acre
West Hay Rd.,
Wolf 1st floor extension to the N-E elevation. No comment


4 Old Station Close
Wilson Reduce height of 6 conifers from c 25 ft. to 12 ft. Trim width on both garden side . 1x conifer fell No comment
07/P/1010/F 4 Hailstones Cottages
Pocock 2-storey side extension with 2 balconies to west elevation, alterations to windows on north elevation and to door on south elevation. No comment

School Road

Wrington School Internal works to include relocation of door, subdivision of 1st floor toilet and construction of kitchen cupboards. No comment


Bridgwater Road

St. Katharines
C of E School

Erect fencing more than 2m high around playground. Erection of modular classroom unit within playground. Alterationsto window opening for new doorway in hall rear elevation. Demolition of single storey former outside toilet.

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