A meeting of Eccleshall Parish Council Planning Committee was held on April 22nd, 2021 online via Zoom videoconferencing, following the Parish Council meeting at 9.15pm.

68/21).        Present were: –   

Councillor B. Delanchy (Chairman)      Councillor L. Dale            

Councillor R. Taylor                              Councillor S. Mifflin

Councillor G. Dale                               Councillor P. Jones

Councillor S. Perren                             Councillor C. Wilkins       

Councillor P. Stenning                         Councillor S. Kean

Councillor J. Leather                            Councillor J. Jones  

Councillor A. Reid                                Councillor R. Langford                                             


Mrs S.J. Worden (Clerk)

Mrs. B. Partridge (Assistant Clerk)         

Three members of the public                

Apologies were received from Councillor Amos.

69/21).       Public Participation: –

There was no public participation.

70/21).       Meeting held on April 7th, 2021: –

The minutes, which had been previously circulated, were agreed and will be signed at the earliest opportunity.

71/21).        Planning Decisions of Stafford Borough Council: –


20/32780/TCA – Eccleshall Conservation Area: 1 x Cyprus Tree – Fell,

7 Gaol Butts Eccleshall. Approved.


20/33487/HOU – Provision of bifolding doors to dining room and repositioning of main entrance with replacement of window to front elevation. Replace the existing external doors to dining room (without existing side windows) to sit within the current aperture. Green Bank, Pershall Lane, Eccleshall. Approved.


20/33339/FUL – Proposed telecommunications installation. Proposed 15.0m high HEL ALPHA8_V2 Pole on new root foundation and associated

ancillary works. Land South East of Gratewood Barn, Offleybrook Road, Offleybrook. Approved     


72/21).       Planning Applications for consideration: –

Cllr. P. Jones abstained from voting on planning applications in order to avoid any conflict of interests as a current member of the Borough Council planning committee.


21/33901/FUL – Change of use of land to increase size of cricket pitch with new boundary fencing and replacement of existing fencing. Eccleshall Cricket Club, Chester Road, Eccleshall. There were no objections to this application.


21/33905/FUL – Extension, internal and external alterations to former Police Station to provide new    office accommodation and potential storage/workshop area. Police Station, Stone Road, Eccleshall.

          There were no objections to this application.


21/33971/FUL – Retrospective application for the retention of lambing shed/agricultural storage buildings constructed to replace derelict farm buildings. Villa Farm, Well Lane, High Offley. There were no objections to this application.


73/21).        Any further applications for consideration: –

                   There were no further applications to consider.

74/21).        Any Other Planning Matters: –

                    There were no further planning matters.

75/21).        Correspondence: –

                    No correspondence had been received.

76/21).        Date and venue for next meeting:

May 5th, Via Zoom online meeting, 7.30pm.


There being no further business, the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 9.25 pm.