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15/0962/FUL - 218A-220 Mill Road

25/09/2015 - 15/0962/FUL - 218A-220 Mill Road

The Committee received an application for retrospective planning permission.


The application sought approval for rendering external wall and painting in soft stone colour (retrospective).


The Committee received a representation in objection to the application from Ms Freeman.


The representation covered the following concerns regarding render on the side of the building:

  i.  It was detrimental to the building.

  ii.  It goes against the character of the area, which was generally naked brickwork.

  iii.  The planning appeal decision said that all render should be removed, not just some.


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


Councillor Baigent (Ward Councillor for Romsey) addressed the Committee about the application.


The representation covered the following issues:

  i.  Conservation Area status had only recently been given.

  ii.  Historic work was unaffected by the Conservation Area status.

  iii.  Render was applied without planning permission, it should be removed.

  iv.  Referred to the Planning Inspector’s comments stating the render was visually obtrusive.


The Committee:


Resolved (by 7 votes to 1) 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.