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19/0263/FUL - Future Business Centre, Kings Hedges Road

23/08/2019 - 19/0263/FUL - Future Business Centre, Kings Hedges Road

The Committee received an application for full planning permission.


The Senior Planner requested delegated authority to seek s106 contributions from the County Council. Hitherto no response to the consultation had been received in this regard from the County.


The application sought approval for the proposed erection of extensions to the Future Business Centre and installation of car and cycle parking, installation of substation and associated works.


Ms Hyde (Applicant) addressed the Committee in support of the application.


Councillor Thornburrow proposed amendments to the Officer’s recommendation to include:

  i.  Installation of electric vehicle charge points in all 5 car bays.

  ii.  Sufficient parking space for cargo bikes be provided.


The amendments were 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 plus:

  i.  Delegated powers of approval for Officers to resolve the outstanding issue of whether Cambridgeshire County Council require a contribution. If a contribution is required, a S106 will need to be completed prior to the permission being issued.

  ii.  Additional condition requiring EV charge points in all 5 car bays.

  iii.  An informative encouraging provision for cargo bikes as part of the cycle parking scheme.