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15/0140/FUL - Primrose Day Centre, Primrose Street

Decision Maker: Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee received an application for full planning permission.


The application sought approval for erection of student accommodation comprising 30 studios, a common room, laundry room, bin and bicycle store, following the demolition of the existing building.


The Planning Officer advised that the Applicant had emailed him the day before committee to clarify a bat survey would be undertaken prior to development starting.


The Committee received a representation in objection to the application from Professor Lloyd-Reason.


The representation covered the following issues:

i.  Understood there was a need for student accommodation.

ii.  Raised the following specific concerns:

a.  Wrong building – the application was for a four storey building in a predominantly two storey road.

b.  Wrong location – the application would double the number of people in the road.

c.  The building is not meant for students (unfit for purpose).


Mr Belton (Applicant’s Agent) addressed the Committee in support of the application.


The Committee:


Resolved (unanimously) to defer this application to seek further information regarding:

·  The Management Plan.

·  Control of car parking through the s106 agreement.

·  Warden enforcement.

·  Management of student drop off/collection.

·  Amenity space.

Publication date: 24/06/2015

Date of decision: 03/06/2015

Decided at meeting: 03/06/2015 - Planning

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