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15/0225/FUL - 2 Barrow Road

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 new dwelling following demolition of existing dwelling on the site.


The Committee received representations in objection to the application from the following:

·  Mr Campbell.

·  Ms Wright.


The representations covered the following issues:

  i.  Barrow Road included properties that were prime examples of arts and craft style buildings in a city setting. The two buildings at the entrance to Barrow Road were deliberately designed to mirror each other as gateway buildings. They have been recognised as heritage assets by Historic England due to their design.

  ii.  To demolish Number 2 Barrow Road would be detrimental to the character of the area.

  iii.  Referred to 29 representations in objection.

  iv.  Took issue with the plans included in the Officer’s report and said the building would be bigger in reality.

  v.  Expressed specific concerns regarding:

·  The proposal went against Local Plan Policy 3/12.

·  Overbearing and intrusive design. Out of character with the area.

·  Overdevelopment of site (height and mass).


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


The Committee:


Resolved (by 5 votes to 3) to grant the application for planning permission in accordance with the officer recommendation, for the reasons set out in the officer report, and subject to the conditions recommended by the officers.

Report author: Sav Patel

Publication date: 16/07/2015

Date of decision: 01/07/2015

Decided at meeting: 01/07/2015 - Planning

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