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18/0859/S73 - 34-36 Madingley Road

Decision Maker: Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee received a Section 73 application.


The application sought approval to vary condition 2 (approved drawings of ref no: 17/0172/FUL (erection of a residential apartment development to be arranged within two blocks comprising of 10 x 2 bed units and 6 x 1 bed units along with car and cycle parking, hard and soft landscaping following the demolition of the existing buildings on the site) to include changes to the basement layout, introduction of roof lights, increase in height of block (370mm), alterations to windows on second floor units, and changes to the appearance of the east and west elevations.


The Committee received a representation in objection to the application from a local resident.


The representation covered the following issues:

  i.  Additional height would add to the impact of the building.

  ii.  Proposed density would impact amenity of neighbours.

  iii.  Additional windows would result in overlooking.

  iv.  Plant in basement would produce a noise nuisance.

  v.  Other developments in the area had already had a visual impact on the skyline.

  vi.  Requested mitigation such as frosted glazing and additional green measures, such as a hanging garden.


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


The Committee noted the amendment sheet.


Members expressed concerned about disabled access and reduced designated disabled parking.


The Legal Adviser reminded Members that this was a Section 73 application and that they could only determine what was before them today.


The Committee:


Resolved (by 7 votes to 0 and 3 abstentions) to grant the application for Section 73 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: Lewis Tomlinson

Publication date: 29/01/2019

Date of decision: 09/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 09/01/2019 - Planning

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