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Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary and Non Disclosable Pecuniary/Other Interests
Councillor Rachel Madden
declared a Non Disclosable Pecuniary/Other Interest in respect of
application V/2015/0449, Persimmon Homes North Midlands,
residential development of ten dwellings, former Annesley Colliery,
Newstead Road, Annesley. Her interest
arose from the fact that as a member of Annesley and Felley Parish Council she had attended meetings
where this matter was discussed but had not expressed an opinion or
taken part in the debate or voting.
Minutes PDF 133 KB
that the minutes of the
Planning Committee held on 1st December, 2016 be received and
approved as a correct record.
Town and Country Planning Act 1990: Town Planning Applications Requiring Decisions PDF 289 KB
Application V/2016/0246, Crown Care Developments
Ltd, demolition of existing buildings and erection of Care Home,
land and buildings 186-190 Beardall Street, Hucknall.
accordance with the Council’s Policy for dealing with late
matters in relation to planning applications (Minute No. D4.17,
1993/94 refers), the Development Management Team Leader proceeded
to give a verbal report as to additional comments received in
relation to the application as follows:-
email from the Business Manager of the OM Surgery raises concerns
in respect of there not being enough GP resources in Hucknall to
cover a new 72 bed Care Home.
response to this email, the Senior Service Improvement Manager for
the Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group confirms
that Ashfield District Council sends a weekly list of planning
applications and in April last year this application was
included. Because of the numbers
involved it would be anticipated that this number of patients would
not warrant increased premises and so a response to the planning
application was not made. This was
particularly in light of the fact that another Care Home in the
area had recently closed.
Correspondence from Hucknall Heritage Society has also been
received stating the proposal to demolish the building has been a
concern for a long time and information has been sent to the
Conservation Officer and the Applicant’s agent who promised
to send a report but this was never received. Furthermore, the house was left to the people of
Hucknall to be used for the benefit of disadvantaged children and
it is therefore questioned whether everything has been taken into
Development Team Manager reported that a response from the Clinical
Commissioning Group has been provided in respect of GP resources
and is not considered to be an issue.
The issue of covenants is not a material planning consideration and
the heritage issues are fully discussed in the report.
Members were also asked to note that an addendum to the agenda
had been circulated enclosing a revised plan in respect of this
was moved by Councillor Mike Smith and seconded by Councillor Sam
Wilson that the recommendation contained within the report be
rejected and that planning consent be refused for the reasons set
1. The site is an existing
employment site and it has not been clearly demonstrated
that there is a lack of demand, that the retention of the
employment uses would cause unacceptable environmental
problems or that the buildings or site is no longer capable of
acceptable standard of accommodation for employment purposes.
The proposed use, although resulting in jobs, is a residential use located on
employment land which is contrary to Policy EM5 of the Ashfield Local Plan Review
2. The proposal would result
in an overdevelopment of the site because it has a cramped
appearance, out of scale with neighbouring development with a
modern bland design set back from the street scene behind car
parking which is not characteristic of the area. ...
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Members were asked to note the
Planning Appeal decisions received in December, 2016.
that the report be received and