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15/1855/FUL 1 Fitzwilliam 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 the demolition of the existing building and construction of six new dwellings and associated access and landscaping.


The Committee noted the amendments detailed in the amendment sheet.


Peter Stocking (Applicant’s Agent) addressed the Committee in support of the application.


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


The representation covered the following issues:


i.  Supported the views of the Planning Officer and the Conservation Officer.

ii.  Development had been resisted on this large plot.

iii.  Trees were protected by Tree Preservation Orders.

iv.  The mass and scale of the development was too large for the size of the plot.

v.  The development would dwarf the properties in Claredon Road.

vi.  Trees would be replaced by the County Council.

vii.  Expressed concerns regarding drainage.

viii.  The development would not be in keeping with the area.


Resolved (by 5 votes to 1) to refuse 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 Officer.




Report author: Toby Williams

Publication date: 24/05/2016

Date of decision: 27/04/2016

Decided at meeting: 27/04/2016 - Planning

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