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19/0004/FUL - Romsey Labour Club, Mill 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 serviced apartment (sui generis use class) scheme containing 39no self- contained 1xbed room units along with Cafe, gym and community space at ground floor with a vehicle drop-off zone, disabled car parking space, cycle parking and associated landscaping and retention of existing BLI frontage.


The Principal Planner updated his report by referring to details on the amendment sheet. He also updated text as follows:

4. Amend Condition 21 to read: ‘The operator of the proposed serviced apartments shall keep records of the lengths of stay of all guests and shall retain them for 24 months.  The said records shall be made available to the local planning authority on request, within seven days.


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


Councillor Thornburrow proposed an amendment to the Officer’s recommendation to include a sprinkler system informative.


This amendment was carried unanimously.


The Committee:


Resolved (by 5 votes to 4) to grant the application for planning permission in accordance with the officer recommendation, for the reasons set out in the officer report and amendment sheet, and subject to the conditions recommended by the officers subject to amendment of condition 21 which will include the additional words ‘The operator of…’ at the beginning of the condition. Also subject to the following informative:


INFORMATIVE: The applicant is strongly urged, in the interests of fire safety, to consider the installation of a sprinkler system in the development hereby approved.

Report author: Tony Collins

Publication date: 31/05/2019

Date of decision: 24/04/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/04/2019 - Planning

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