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16/1344/FUL - 89 Histon Road

Meeting: 02/11/2016 - Planning (Item 171)

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The Committee received an application for full planning permission.

The application sought approval for the erection of 1.5 storey dwelling with access from North Street following demolition of existing shed at the rear of 89 Histon Road.

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

The representation covered the following issues:

i.  how the description of the proposed property was misleading, in terms of height, size, aspect and location

ii.  the objector had requested a Tree Preservation Order for the tree that was proposed to be removed

iii.  the traffic and parking issues at the location, specifically the narrowness of the road, existing congestion and difficulty in manoeuvring.


The applicant, Mr Thornley, addressed the Committee in support of the application. 

Councillor Holt (Castle Ward Councillor), addressed the Committee about the application. 

The representation covered the following areas:

i.  access and safety:  specifically the narrowness of the road and parking issues

ii.  granting permission for this application could set a precedent for many other similar applications in this area, causing further parking and safety issues, and degrading the appearance of the area.


The Committee:

Resolved (unanimously) 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 recommended by the officers in the main report.