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15/0729/FUL - Land Rear of 15 Coleridge 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 construction of a two bedroom house.


The Committee received a representation in objection to the application from Dr Virden.


The representation covered the following issues:

  i.  The design was out of character with the area.

  ii.  Referred to objections set out in paragraph 7.2 of the Officer’s report. Also raised concern regarding loss of light and impact of the application on people’s health.

  iii.  Referred to construction hour information in the Officer’s report and stated access problems would arise from these.

  iv.  The plot of land was too narrow for this development.


Councillor Blencowe proposed an amendment to the Officer’s recommendation to include an additional construction condition and a considerate contractor informative.


This amendment was carried unanimously.


The Committee:


Resolved (by 4 votes to 1) 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; subject to an additional condition and informative:




Before the development hereby permitted is commenced details of the following matters shall be submitted to and approved by the local planning authority in writing.


i)  contractors access arrangements for vehicles, plant and personnel,


ii)  contractors site storage area/compound,


iii)  the means of moving, storing and stacking all building materials, plant and equipment around and adjacent to the site,


iv)  the arrangements for parking of contractors vehicles and contractors personnel vehicles.


Thereafter the development shall be undertaken in accordance with the approved details.




New development can sometimes cause inconvenience, disturbance and disruption to local residents, businesses and passers-by. As a result the City Council runs a Considerate Contractor Scheme aimed at promoting high standards of care during construction. The City Council encourages the developer of the site, through its building contractor, to join the scheme and agree to comply with the model Code of Good Practice, in the interests of good neighbourliness. Information about the scheme can be obtained from The Considerate Contractor Project Officer in the Planning Department (Tel: 01223 457121).

Report author: Angela Briggs

Publication date: 25/09/2015

Date of decision: 02/09/2015

Decided at meeting: 02/09/2015 - Planning

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