Planning Minutes 13 June 2017



Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting of 13th June 2017 held at 7.00pm. in the Five Ash Down Village Hall.    


Present: Cllrs. (Chairman) Blandford, Cox and McQuarrie.  Also in attendance Miss B Macklen, Clerk to Buxted Parish Council


Public: None at this meeting



Apologies: Apologies were received and accepted from Cllr. Rose



Minutes: The minutes of the meeting of 9th May 2017 were approved and signed as a correct record by the Chairman.



Declaration of Members Interests in respect of items on this agenda


All members declared an interest in item 4.2 on the agenda due to the applicant being a parish councillor.



Planning Applications


Application No. WD/2017/0895/F

Location: 1 Queenstock Lane, Buxted, TN22 4AR

Description: Removal of a brick garden wall and extending with a wooden garden fence.

Applicant: Mr Alex Myatt

Agent: Mr Alex Myatt

No objections – recommend approval


Application No. WD/2017/0907/F

Location: George Rose, High Street, Buxted, TN22 4LA

Description: Extension to north end of building and change of use of rear of premises to two flats.

Applicant: George Rose, High Street, Buxted, TN22 4LA

Agent: Mike Hill Architectural Service

No objections subject to there being sufficient parking for existing staff in addition to the new flats in accordance with standard parking requirements.


Application No. WD/2017/1153/F

Location: Pickreed, Burnt Oak Road, High Hurstwood

Description: Two storey rear extension and single storey front extension.

Applicant: Mr J Abbott

Agent: Blue Ridge Designs Ltd

No objection – recommend approval subject to no adverse impact on the neighbouring property Gill Cottage.


Application No. WD/2017/1117/F

Location: Lodge Cottage, Temple Grove, Uckfield Road, Herons Ghyll

Description: Erection of a 3 bay oak framed garage

Applicant: Miss L Briggs

Agent: Stonehurst Estates Ltd

No objection – recommend approval


Application No. WD/2017/1165/F

Location: Quercus, Chillies Lane, High Hurstwood

Description: Proposed two storey extension and internal alterations

Applicant: Mr J Penfold

Agent: 3-D Architecture

No objection – recommend approval


Application No. WD/2017/1026/F

Location: The Granary Heatherwode, Pound Green, Buxted

Description: Two storey extensions

Applicant: Mrs M Preston

Agent: Mike Hill Architectural Services

No objection – recommend approval


Application No. WD/2017/1258/F

Location: Samuda, Chillies Lane, Crowborough

Description: Erection of shed and greenhouse, alterations to car parking

Applicant: A Bryant

Agent: Mike Garnham

No objection – recommend approval



Planning applications considered by email consultation, due to the deadline set by Wealden District Council for the parish council’s response:


Application No. WD/2017/0975/LDE

Location: T  Location: The Hurst, Burnt Oak Road, High Hurstwood, TN22 4AE.

Description: Use of building for B2 industrial use.

Response from Buxted Parish Council to Wealden District Council: The parish council did not have any comments in support or objection for this application, but did ask what the testing of the PA system involved?


Application No. WD/2017/0874/F

Location: Broom, Chillies Lane, High Hurstwood, TN6 3TB

DescriptiTo  Description: To enlarge the existing sand school that is currently 40m x 20m in size to 60 m x 20 m and to rotate it 90

ge degrees  degrees from the current position.

Response from Buxted Parish Council to Wealden District Council: No objection, recommend approval



Matters for information:


WDC Planning Application Decision Notices received
Application Location Description Decision
WD/2017/0071/FR Heatherdene House, Buxted Wood Lane, Buxted, TN22 4QE

Retrospective application for retention of lake house/maintenance shed.


WD/2016/2968/F Crusader House, High Street, Buxted, TN22 4LA First floor side extension. REFUSED
WD/2017/0975/LDE The Hurst, Burnt Oak Road, High Hurstwood Use of building for instrial use APPROVED
WD/2017/0896/F Hewings, Hurstwood Road, High Hurstwood Construction of a small single storey rear extension, oak framed open sided porch to the front, disabled access ramp to the front porch and raise the levels of the existing rear patio to create a level access APPROVED
WD/2017/0686/F Holly Farm, Station Raod, Buxted Demolition of existing shed and replacement with new agricultural building. APPROVED

To discuss any planning applications received from Wealden District Council after the publication of the agenda that are available on the District Planning website:

None received




Any other matters properly notified – None



Announcements – a) Chairman of the Committee; b) Clerk to the Council


The meeting closed at 7.30p.m.



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