April 17th, 2019

A meeting of Eccleshall Parish Council Planning Committee was held on April 17th, 2019 at Eccleshall Community Centre, following the Parish Council meeting at 9.15pm.

79/19)  Present were:-
Councillor B. Delanchy (Chairman) Councillor P. Baskerville
Councillor R. Langford Councillor J. Jones
Councillor G. Garner Councillor J. Leather
Councillor P. Mullee Councillor C. Marshall
Councillor P. Alcock Councillor P. Jones
Councillor L. Dale Councillor D. Jacques
Councillor P. Edwards
Mrs S.J. Worden (Clerk)

Apologies were received and accepted from Councillor Amos.

80/19). Public Participation:- There were no members of the public present.

81/19). Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on April 3rd, 2019 – The minutes, which had been previously circulated, were agreed and signed.

82/19). Planning Decisions of Stafford Borough/County Council:-

19/30123/HOU – Demolition of existing garage and out building. Two storey side extension
to form new garage, WC area and first floor bedroom with en suite. Formation of canopy at front. Widen drive for 2 vehicle spaces, retaining exiting dropped kerb. 9 Beech Road Eccleshall Approved.

19/29884/FUL Construction of new industrial building for the manufacture of domestic heat logs in addition to an outside drier, associated hopper and conveyor, and replacement weighbridge. Raleigh Hall Industrial Estate Biomass Power Plant Site Swynnerton Road Sturbridge. Approved.

18/29782/ADV – 12 Proposed signs. The Eagle Inn Horsefair Eccleshall. Approved.

19/30097/FUL – Erection of Agricultural Workers Dwelling. Land Off Blackwaters Road Offley Hay. Approved.

83/19). Planning Applications for consideration:-

19/30184/FUL – To change use of agricultural building to a residential (class C3) plant room housing 2 heat pumps storage vessels plus other ancillary equipment, being part of a ground source heat pump system to provide space heating and hot water to 2 adjacent barn conversions. In conjunction with 19/30185/LBC. Aspley House Farm, Aspley Lane Slindon. There were no objections to this application.

19/30227/HOU – Extension to existing cottage and new detached garage. Burley Cottage, Clayalders Bank, Eccleshall.
The committee resolved to object to the outline planning application as the proposed extension exceeded 70% of the original dwelling, in accordance with Policy C5, (C) Extensions or Alterations of The Plan for Stafford Borough. The application will be called in for consideration by the Borough Council Planning Committee.

84/19). Any further applications for consideration:-

19/30107/COU – Change of use from Office to Taxi booking office (Sui Generis). Unit 26 Brookside Business Park, Cold Meece Road. There were no objections to this application.

19/30369/HOU – Proposed demolition of existing outbuilding, porch bedroom/en-suite, kitchen extension and detached garage. Holly Cottage, Eccleshall Road, Sugnall. The Council resolved to request clarification on the variation between this application and a previous application submitted in 2018. The committee will then consider a response at the next meeting.

19/30389/FUL – Erection of a polytunnel within the area used as a nursery within the grounds to Walton Hall School. Walton Hall School, Stafford Road, Walton, Eccleshall. There were no objections to this application.

19/30309/FUL – Erect a 40 x 20 equestrian menage. Land East of Primrose Cottage, Browns Bridge, Slindon. There were no objections to this application.

19/30361/HOU – Proposed Extension to Garage. Armchair Cottage, Shaws Lane, Elford Heath. There were no objections to this application.

85/19). Any Other Planning Matters:-
Overton Manor Footpath 13 update – Taylor Wimpey has confirmed that once the development is complete, all open space will be transferred to a management company, apart from footpath 13, and a 4m strip of land next to Shaws Lane, running across the front of the open space. Any issues with maintenance of footpath 13 should therefore be directed to Taylor Wimpey, and the Clerk has obtained relevant contact details.

86/19). Correspondence:-
No correspondence had been received.

87/19). Date and venue for next meeting:- April 3rd, 2019, Eccleshall Community Centre, 7.30pm.

There being no further business, the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 9.45pm.