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15/0380/FUL - 2 Tenison Road

Decision Maker: Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee received an application for temporary planning permission.


The application sought approval for continuation of use for additional assembly area for worship on Fridays (12.30pm to 2.30pm) and during Ramadan (midday to 2pm and 5pm to sunset).


Councillor Smart proposed an amendment to the Officer’s recommendation that a travel plan be included in the management plan for 2 Tenison Road.


This amendment was carried unanimously.


The Committee:


Unanimously resolvedto 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 with the following additional condition and amendment to condition 3:


“Within three months of this decision, a management, travel and community liaison plan for the use of the application premises shall be submitted to the local planning authority for approval. 


Activities within 2 Tenison Road shall take place thereafter only in accordance with the approved plan.


Reason: To ensure that the use hereby permitted does not have an unacceptable impact on the residential amenity of neighbours or on the highway network. (Cambridge Local Plan (2006) policies 3/4 and 8/2)


CONDITION 3 was amended to read:


“Windows, rooflights and external doors on the ground floor of the building shall be kept closed on Fridays between 12.00 hours and 15.00 hours and during additional hours approved for Ramadan periods under condition 4.


Reason: To protect neighbour amenity and limit noise pollution (Cambridge Local Plan 2006, policies 3/4 and 4/13)”.

Report author: Alison Twyford

Publication date: 16/07/2015

Date of decision: 01/07/2015

Decided at meeting: 01/07/2015 - Planning

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