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, 29th May, 2007
Mr D W Glynn
Mrs G J Bigg
Mrs J Gallop
Ms E P Irving
Mrs P. Ledbury
Chairman    Mrs S.L.Dunn Morua
C A Phillips
Mr R L Thorn
Mrs D J Yamanaka
Mr T W Yearsley

  Mr M Berkley
Mr G A Matthews
Mrs G Moss

The Chairman opened the Meeting at 18.00 hours.

Declaration of Members' Interests – Cllr. Glynn said that whilst application 07/P/1072/F-Gatcombe Farm was situated in the lane opposite his property the traffic issue was raised was concerning the Parish as a whole. The meeting agreed with this assessment and that there was no personal or prejudcial interest.

Cllr. Irving declared an interest in planning application 07/P/1170/WT relating to application to fell trees.

Public Participation- nil.

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 8th May 2007 were adopted without amendment.

Matters Arising

1) - 3 Garstons and issues relating to the height of fences in general. Cllr. Glynn will let the Clerk have a transcript of a letter to be forwarded to NSC.

2) - The clerk is looking into whether Councillors are covered by insurance for defamation.

North Somerset Planning Committee Minutes – the Clerk reported on the NSC South Area Committee meeting minutes of 18th April.

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

Planning application 07/P/0612/F- Redhill House.
Referring to condition 9 of the certificate dated 4th May 2007. If this condition is imposed then it will result in the loss of several mature trees and the existing owner of Pine Ridge, the property said to be being protected by this condition, doesn’t want a 1.8 metre wall built on the south side.

When this was proposed it was by way of an amendment to the original planning application and the Parish Council did not receive this and therefore unable to comment prior to determination. The Clerk was directed to write to NSC and request that this condition be removed or amended.

Planning Applications

For planning applications and comments see attached sheet.

Other Planning Issues

Brook House- Inquiry set for 6th June starting at 10.00 hours and scheduled for 3 days.

- The residents group are holding a public meeting on Friday 1st June and their full submission is on the Wrington website.

- Cllr. Glynn will add some “meat to the bones” of our written submission to enable Cllr. Irving to speak at the inquiry on behalf of the Parish Council.

- North Somerset Council is primarily concerned with policy H/7 relating to development in rural communities.

- The residents group will cover the other planning issues relating to design, flooding etc.

Review of delegation arrangements for planning applications- a consultation from NSC and the Clerk was directed to forward the letter dated 25th May from NSC to all Councillors.

Webbsbrook House- Cllr. Irving expressed some concern at the untidiness on the small piece of triangular land at the front of the property which abuts the highway. The Clerk was directed to find out the ownership of the strip of land with a view to getting it tidied up.

There being no other business the meeting was declared closed at 19.05 hours.

Mr. D W Glynn

Planning Certificates
Application Address/Location Applicant Development Proposal Decision
07/P/0609/F 4 Wiltons
Seymour Demolition of existing garage and store. Erection of side extension to form garage and store with en-suite above. Erection of a front porch; bay windows to front; pitched tiled roof to front and rear dormers with rear dormer extended and erection of a chimney. Approved-no unusual conditions
07/P/0612/F Redhill House
McLoughlin Change of use from residential to Class C1 guest house with internal alterations and new vehicular access to Lye Hole Lane. Approved. 1) All clients/guests shall obtain vehicular access to and from the site only via the existing access from Lyehole Lane except for any customers that are registered as disabled. 2) Customers vehicles to be parked within the confines of the existing tennis court asxcept those that are disabled. 3) Hard and soft landscaping scheme to be approved by LPA prior to development and to be carried out in the months October to March. 4) No site clearance work to be undertaken until all trees to be retained on site are protected. 5) Prior to first use a new 1.8m high stone wall and agte to be erected along the southern and eastern boundaries of the adjoining dwelling Pine Ridge. 6) No external lighting to be erected unless approved by the LPA.7) Details of foul drainage including suitability of existing cesspit to accommodateany increased demand to be approved by LPA. 8) Level accesses, disabled parking spaces and external routes to be permanently retained. 9) At least 2 bedrooms to be retained for owner accommodation.
07/P/0618/F The Shelter
Downside Road
Mc Loughlin Conversion of existing outbuilding to create ancillary living accommodation and the provision of 3 parking spaces. Approved. Use to be restricted to ancillary living accommodation for a dependant relative or solely by the occupants of the existing dwelling.
07/P/0713/F St. Katherines Farm
Downside Road
J & T Pearce change of use from agriculture to B8 storage and distribution with erection of machinery store (13x19m) with 8 rooflights. Application withdrawn
07/P/0717/F Bracken Hill House
Wrington Hill
Ballard detached triple garage. Approved. Protective fencing to be erected exisiting trees to be retained.
07/P/0779/PAI BIA Widening of long stay car park exit. LPA has no observations to make on this proposal.
07/P/0982/WT 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 Approved
Planning Applications
Application Address/Location Applicant Development Proposal Comments
07/P/1072/F Gatcombe Farm Industrial Estate
West Hay Road
Cindabi (International) Ltd. Temporary change of use of part of the site from B1, B2, B8 use to vehicle storage for BIA passengers OBJECT- the level of traffic flow through the villages of Redhill and Wrington generated by use of this site for BIA car parking is already creating unacceptable volumes on a daily basis.
This is a sensitive green belt site and any development should be sympathetic to the landscape
07/P/1074/F Wrington Greens
Nates Lane
Ross replacement 2-storey agricultural building for machinery & organic vegetable store following demolition of existing. No objection to an agricultural building on this site and location subject to it being restricted to a single-storey. The two existing blue portakabins shlod be removed as a condition of planning.
Referring back to planning application 06/P/2944/F conditons were placed which restricted retails sales from the site. It is noted from the business website that there is reference to a shop and retail slaes- this requires clarification
07/P/1150/F Warren Lodge
Wrington Warren
Goldstone 1st floor extension over existing garage for 2 bedrooms to replace 2 small bedrooms No comment.
07/P/1170/WT 1 Church Walk
Wood Conifers x 3 - fell, Beech x 1 - fell No objection to the felling of the conifers. However with regard to the beech it has public amenity value and as such should be controlled by pruning or a crown reduction.
07/P/1171/WT The Old Rectory
Broad Street
Marsh Fir x 1- fell, Beech x 1 -remove side branch overhanging neighbour's house. No comment
07/P/1174/F Greenswood
Whetcombe Way
Ropers Lane
Derham Garage OBJECT- overdevelopment of the site
07/P/1225/F Raglan Farm
Bridgwater Road
Fischer 2nd-storey extension to provide 2 bedrooms and interior ground floor alterations. No objection to the proposal but we would wish to see clearance of the site as a condition of planning
07/P/1273/T2 West Hay
West Hay Road
Clarke 1x sycamore-fell. No comment




Disposal of surplus materials associated with runway resurfacing on 2 sites.

OBJECT. A precedent has been set by NSC in that an EIA is required for the south side car parking extension and that principle should be carried forward to this site