Planning Minutes 12 June 2018

 

Minutes of the Buxted Parish Council Planning Committee meeting 12th June 2018

                                                                       

 

Present: Cllrs Blandford (Chairman), Roberts, Rose, Hoggan and Wells. Also present at this meeting: Mrs C Feltham and Miss B Macklen – Clerks to the Parish Council.

 

 

Public: Two members of public present at this meeting.

 

The applicant of item 4.1 of this agenda spoke in connection with his application. He wished to confirm that he is not a property developer. He has lived in Buxted for ten year, working locally, with two young children at Buxted Primary School. Their wish is to enjoy the family home and outdoors area.

   
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Apologies: Were received and accepted from Cllr McQuarrie and Cllr Cox.

 

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Minutes: The minutes of the meeting of 8th May 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record by the Chairman.

 

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Declaration of Members Interests in respect of items on this agenda

 

None declared at this meeting.

 

Planning applications for consideration:

 

Application No:  WD/2018/0943/F

Location: Lower Totease Farm, Framfield Road, Buxted, TN22 4LF.

Description: Demolition of agricultural building and fishing lodge and replacement with a single storey, family-sized dwelling with associated hard and soft landscaping.

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Farley

Agent: Moore Planning

Response from Buxted Parish Council to Wealden District Council: The parish council note this outside the development boundary, and within the Ashdown Forest special conservation area. The parish council are aware that there were 6 letters of objection from neighbouring properties on the WDC website. The parish council cannot see that the design of this house would impact on neighbouring properties, however the parish council do not feel they are able to recommend approval or object to this application and will await to see the comments from WDC with regards to their current policies.

 

Application No: WD/2018/0798/F

Location: Creteway, Limes Lane, Buxted

Description: Extension to south east of existing property

Applicant: Mr & Mrs I Ball

Agent: SBH Design Ltd

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

 

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

 

Application: WD/2018/0929/F

Location: Brackenwood, Burnt Oak Road, High Hurstwood, TN22 4AE

Description: Demolition and replacement of existing garage

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Ranft

Agent: P. Goodall

Response from Buxted Parish Council to WDC: no objection, recommend approval.

 

Application: WD/2018/0973/F

Location: 20 Littlewood Lane, Buxted, TN22 4LW

Description: proposed single storey partial side/partial rear extension

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Harrison

Agent: Douglas John and Partners.

Response from Buxted Parish Council to WDC: no objection, recommend approval.

 

Application No: WD/2018/0944/F

Location: Merlins, Burnt Oak Road, High Hurstwood, TN22 4AE.

Description: Partial conversion of existing garage into annexe accommodation.

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Robertson

Agent: Kember Loudon Williams

Response from Buxted Parish Council to WDC: no objection, recommend approval.

 

Application: WD/2018/0949/LDE

Location: Hurstwood Farm, Royal Oak Lane, High Hurstwood, TN22 4AN

Description: Use of sand school for mixed use of training horses used in applicant’s horse breeding business and commercial riding school in breach of condition 6 of planning permission WD/2005/3511/F

Applicant: Hurstwood Farm Equestrian Centre

Agent: SO Legal, 15 Gildredge Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4RB

Response from Buxted Parish Council to WDC: If WDC have no concerns about increased traffic, both in a rural area and also in a close proximity to the Forest, and accept that this is now definitely a commercial business then the parish council raise no objections.

 

Application No: WD/2018/0950/LDE

Location: Hurstwood Farm, Royal Oak Lane, High Hurstwood, TN22 4AN

Description: Use of stable block as 16 stables plus tack room and retention of ancillary hay store and tack rooms for mixed use of stabling horses bred by the applicant and providing commercial full, weekday, assisted, riding and other types of livery to customers’ horses in breach of condition 5 of planning permission WD/2001/0241/F (for personal use only).

Applicant: Hurstwood Farm Equestrian Centre

Agent: SO Legal, 15 Gildredge Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4RB

Response from Buxted Parish Council to WDC: If WDC have no concerns about increased traffic, both in a rural area and also in a close proximity to the Forest, and accept that this is now definitely a commercial business then the parish council raise no objections.

 

Application No: WD/2018/0948/LDE

Location: Hurstwood Farm, Royal Oak Lane, High Hurstwood, TN22 4AN

Description: Mixed uses of agriculture and cross-country course and for commercial hire (part of land in breach of condition 4 of planning permission WD/2003/2148/F)

Applicant: Hurstwood Farm Equestrian Centre

Agent: SO Legal, 15 Gildredge Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4RB

Response from Buxted Parish Council to WDC: If WDC have no concerns about increased traffic, both in a rural area and also in a close proximity to the Forest, and accept that this is now definitely a commercial business then the parish council raise no objections.

 

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 during this period.

 

Matters for information:

 

WDC Planning Application Decision Notices received
Application Location Description Decision by WDC

WD/2018/0614/F

 

Trees, London Road, Ringles Cross, Uckfield, TN22 1HF Erection of single storey garden room addition to rear of new dwelling constructed as approved under WD/2016/3038/F Approved

WD/2018/0656/F

 

Half Anker, Nan Tucks Lane, Buxted, TN22 4PN Single storey bedroom extension. Approved

WD/2018/0633/F

 

Brambles, High Street, Buxted, TN22 4JZ

Proposed single storey side extension to existing single unit detached residential dwelling including new external landscaping works, south facing veranda and associated internal alterations.

 

Approved

WD/2018/0773/F

 

7 Millwood Close, Five Ash Down, TN22 3AT Proposed single storey rear extension and internal alterations. Approved
WD/2018/0785/F Pheasant Cottage, Royal Oak Lane, High Hurstwood Two storey side extension to side and associated alternations Approved

 

Any other matters properly notified:

 

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

 

The Clerk advised that she had seen on the minutes of the WDC Planning Committee North meeting of 31st May 2018: that concern was expressed at the continued activities reportedly taking place at Binky’s Farm, Buxted, and the Team Leader (Central), Mr Moss, agreed to pass the information to the Enforcement Team

 

 

Meeting closed at 1910 hours.

 

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