UPDATED – Planning Committee 13 November 2018


The Planning Applications below are to be considered by members of the Planning Committee on 13th November 2018 at

7.15 pm in The Village Hall, Five Ash Down.


The public have a right and are welcome to attend and at the discretion of the Chairman. Members of the public may speak or ask questions when invited by the Chairman prior to the formal opening of the meeting.



Apologies for Absence



Declaration of Members personal and prejudicial Interests in respect of items on this agenda



The minutes of the Planning Committee held on 9th October 2018 be approved and signed as a correct record by the Chairman.



Planning Applications





























































Application No:  WD/2018/2162/F

Location: Redbrook House, Pound Green, Buxted, TN22 4JN.

Description: Change of use of an existing barn within the curtilage of an existing house to separate residential use.

Applicant: Mr G Bartholomew

Agent: Barker Shorten Architects LLP



Application No:  WD/2018/1936/F

Location: Creteway, Limes Lane, Buxted, TN22 4PE

Description: Extension to south east of existing property and replacement of windows.

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Ball

Agent: SBH Design Ltd



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


Application No:  WD/2018/1896/MAJ

Location: Mascalls Farm, Framfield Road, Buxted, TN22 4PP

Description: Dog day field for exercising and caring of dogs during normal weekday business hours only; no overnight use, no kennels. erection of timber buildings as office stores, shelters etc and incidental fencing.

Response from Buxted Parish Council to Wealden District Council: The parish council object to this application because of the noise and visual impact this will have on neighbouring properties and are aware that several neighbours will be submitting an objection to this application. There are also concerns over the traffic movements – including that of traffic for the grooming parlour – in what is considered to be an awkward lane for traffic already. The parish council also note that no planning notices have been displayed at this site.


Application No:  WD/2018/1635/F

Location: White Lodge, Church Road, Buxted.

Description: Proposed extensions and alterations to dwelling, new summer house, and new entrance gates.

Response fBuxted Parish Council to Wealden District Council: no objection, recommend approval.


Application No:  WD/2018/2070/F

Location: Firgrove, Burnt Oak Road, High Hurstwood.

Description: Erection of single storey, steel framed outbuilding/barn


Response Buxted Parish Council to Wealden District Council: no objection, recommend approval.



Application No:  WD/2018/2127/F

Location: Pick Wicks, Church Road, Buxted

Description: Detached double garage

Response Buxted Parish Council to Wealden District Council: the parish council are concerned about the height of this garage, and its impact on the neighbouring property, and therefore object.


Application: WD/2018/2100/PO

Location: Reads Farm, Rocks Lane,, High Hurstwood.

Description: Removal of Section 106 planning obligation dated 14th August 1992. This planning obligation was relevant to land forming part of stone house farm – with the obligation ‘not to erect or construct or permit the erection or construction of any dwelling house or any type of residential accommodation on any part of the property. They wish for removal of land from second schedule of planning agreement dated 14.8.1992 attached to planning permission ref WD/1989/4829/f

Response: Buxted Parish Council feel that the conditions were put in place for a reason, and from the documents submitted, they cannot see what the full intention is for this piece of land in the future. So, with this lack of information, the parish council object to this application the parish



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


Application No:  WD/2018/2231/F

Location: Pippins, Hurstwood Road, High Hurstwood, TN22 4BE

Description: Single storey side/rear extension with hip to gable attic conversion with dormer to rear over new access stair and associated landscaping. Demolition of existing garage, side extension and rear extension,

Applicant: Studio Bloom Ltd

Agent: Studio Bloom Ltd





Matters for information


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



1 Nursery Field, Buxted, TN22 4NG Extension and alterations to the existing kitchen and addition of front porch. Approved



Mascalls Farm, Framfield Road, Buxted, TN22 4PP


Dog day field for exercising and caring of dogs during normal weekday

Business hours only; no overnight use, no kennels. Erection of timber

Buildings as office, stores, shelters etc and incidental fencing.


After considering all the representations received, the Council has decided to WITHDRAWN



Fairview, Framfield Road, Buxted, TN22 4PP Erection of a two-storey side extension. Approved



Ringles Cross Cottage London Road, Ringles Cross, Uckfield, TN22 1HF Single storey extension and relocation of existing shed. Approved



Little Farm, Burnt Oak Road, TN6 3SD Retrospective application for erection of agricultural buildings and surfacing of track/hardstanding.


Response to Parish Council:The Parish Council concerns are noted. The Enforcement

officer visited site initially and viewed the structures on site and animals kept there. He

accompanied the case officer on site on 7 August 2018 to assess the submitted retrospective

application. Both officers saw geese, chickens, goats and ducks on the site. There was no

reason to doubt that animals were permanently kept on site.








Any other matters properly notified:


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

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