PLANNING  

Some of the Applications Reviewed/Commented on:-

Park Road Cemetery Chapels (Grade ll Listed) :  Change of Use to “Community Use”, for vulnerable adults to meet and undertake craft and engineering projects.  In progress.

Land Adjacent to 36 Kendall Road : to build one 4 bed family home on three floors.  Officers recommend refusal as would harm neighbours’ living conditions and be of poor standard.

Bolder Academy, 1 Macfarlane Lane : demolition of club house/ car park to construct part 2-4 storey secondary school, multi-use games area : approved by planning committee despite acknowledged concerns over inadequate access/transport provision.

37-71 Wynne Court, Hartland Road : conversion of 38 sheltered flats into 18 units general housing comprising 15 social rental flats and 3 shared ownership. TIS objected to loss of needed sheltered homes; over-development with no amenity space and unacceptable waste and recycling provision.  Planning Committee approved 

37 South Street : Prior Approval request for change of use from Betting Shop to two residential units.  Refused as Prior Approval is not applicable within a Conservation Area.

4 The Pavement, South Street : erection of single storey rear extension to create a flat/rear and roof extensions to existing flat.  Refused as excessive scale, inadequate internal space/poor outlook.

33 South Street : new application to change use of bin store to retail unit with glazed shop front. TIS has objected over poor access to re-located bin store and lack of information on application in regard to the proposed retail unit.  In progress.

Ashby House, Swan Street : window alterations, erection of roof extension, creation of terrace and extension of balcony : approved.

George Public House, 114 Twickenham Road (Grade ll Listed) new owners are fund raising with intent it should become a "community centre, for youth work, education and prayer facilities".  No Change of Use or Planning Application has yet been made.