Planning application reference 15/AP/3886
Report: see pages 148 - 193 of the agenda and pages 7 and 8 of the addendum report.
Demolition of the existing former Sorting Office and Former Court building and redevelopment to provide 64 residential units (2 studios, 20 x 1b2p, 29 x 2b4p, 8 x 3b5p, 4 x 4b5p, 1 x 4b6p) in three blocks of 4, 5 and 7-storeys in height plus lower ground floor; 299sqm of B1 floorspace together with associated amenity space, landscaping and related ancillary works.
The committee heard an officer’s introduction to the report and asked questions of the officer.
The committee heard representations from objectors to the application and asked questions of the objectors.
The applicant and applicant’s agent addressed the committee and answered questions arising from their submission.
The committee heard representations from a ward councillor and asked questions of the ward councillor.
The committee debated the application and asked further questions of officers.
A motion to refuse planning permission was proposed, seconded, put to the vote and was lost.
A motion to grant planning permission was proposed, seconded, put to the vote and declared granted as follows:
1. a) That planning permission be granted subject to conditions set out in the report and the addendum, an additional condition relating to the removal of the turning head at Trio Place, and the applicant entering into a satisfactory legal agreement.
b) That in the event that a satisfactory legal agreement is not entered into by 31 March 2016, that the Director of Planning refuses planning permission, if appropriate, for the reason set out in paragraph 93 of the officer report.