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16/1057/FUL - 37 Grantchester Street

Decision Maker: Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Councillor Hipkin withdrew from the meeting just for this item and Councillor Blencowe took the Chair.


The Committee received an application for full planning permission.


The application sought approval for a two storey side extension and rear roof extension incorporating dormer window, including subdivision into two dwelling units, following demolition of converted side garage.


The Committee received a representation in objection to the application from a resident of Eltisley Avenue.


The representation covered the following issues:

       i.          The revisions in the latest iteration of plans did not address problems raised in the July application.

     ii.          Specific concerns:

a.    Texture, paintwork and cladding revisions.

b.    The main finding in the July application was the extension was too big. It did not comply with NPPF 17 due to size and dominance of the building.

c.    The drawings just showed the application, not the distance to neighbours. It would adversely impact on them.


The Applicant’s daughter addressed the Committee in support of the application.


The Committee:


Resolved (by 4 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.

Publication date: 05/01/2017

Date of decision: 30/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 30/11/2016 - Planning

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