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15/0893/FUL - Land West of ARM 1, Peterhouse Technology Park

Meeting: 02/09/2015 - Planning (Item 165)

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The Committee received an application for full planning permission.


The application sought approval for detailed planning application consisting of: the demolition of ARM2; the construction of new buildings for B1 use; two multistory car parking structures; additional temporary car parking spaces; new cycle parking spaces; hard and soft landscaping works; new internal roads, foot and cycle paths; ancillary and associated facilities and site infrastructure.


The Committee noted the amendment sheet and the additional conditions that had been circulated.


The Committee received a representation in objection to the application from Mrs Dove.


The representation covered the following issues:

  i.  Concerned about the impact of increased traffic on a small, quiet residential street.

  ii.  Appreciated effort to minimise the visual impact.

  iii.  Limedale Close would become an access route for cyclists which would have an impact on residents.

  iv.  Speeding cyclists would present a hazard to locals.

  v.  Would encourage motorists to park in Limedale Close.

  vi.  Residents are restricted from parking in the street due to a covenant on properties.

 vii.  Requested that the access route be changed.


Mike Muller of ARM addressed the Committee in support of the application.


The Legal Advisor reminded the Committee of the correct test to be applied to applications which would cause harm to the Green Belt. The special circumstances to be considered were detailed in the amendment sheet.


The Committee:


Unanimously resolved 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 (as amended) recommended by the officers and subject to referral to Secretary of State.