Whitchurch Town Council

Basingstoke & Deane Planning Decisions

List of Borough planning decisions, last updated July 19, 2017

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Application No. 17/01279/FUL Received:       24.4.17 Return by:      12.5.17
Location Land at 17 Bere Hill, Whitchurch, RG28 7EN
Proposal Erection of 1 no. 2 bed dwelling
Response Cllr A Jordan PROPOSED objection because:

  • The application is not presented accurately and there are several inconsistencies in the written application compared to the plans, thereby raising issues of privacy and overlooking from the new dwelling’s windows.
  • The inaccuracies relate to windows shown on the plan contrary to the Design and Planning Statement (para. 5.0), and use of out of date photographs of the area.

SECONDED by Cllr S Egan; there voted 6 in favour; 1 abstention and the Motion was carried.

BDBC Decision GRANTED
Application No. 17/01385/FUL Received:       9.5.17 Return by:      26.5.17
Location Whitchurch Sports and Social Club, Winchester Road, Whitchurch, RG28 7RB
Proposal Change of use to add Use Class A3 (Restaurants and Cafes) and Use Class A5 (Hot Food Takeaways) to existing use to allow club to operate as a cafeteria in the daytime
Response (Cllr J Buckley declared an interest in this item and did not vote). Cllr A Jordan PROPOSED no objection; SECONDED by Cllr B Jackman. There voted 6 in favour; 1 abstention and the Motion was carried.
BDBC Decision GRANTED
Application No. 17/01470/HSE Received:        11.5.17 Return by:       6.6.17
Location Red Leaf House, Winchester Road, Whitchurch, RG28 7HL
Proposal Part demolition of existing wall and replace with railings to southern (public footpath) boundary. Demolition of front wall and gateway to Winchester Road and replace with railings and recessed gateway (part retrospective)
Response Cllr S Egan PROPOSED objection as the design of the railings is not in keeping with the historical character of the town and Conservation Area. SECONDED by Cllr H Titcomb; there voted 5 for; 2 against and the Motion was carried.   (Cllr A Klemz had declared an interest and took no part in voting thereon.)
BDBC Decision GRANTED
Application No. 17/01471/LBC Received:        11.5.17 Return by:       6.6.17
Location Red Leaf House, Winchester Road, Whitchurch, RG28 7HL
Proposal Part demolition of existing wall and replace with railings to southern (public footpath) boundary. Demolition of front wall and gateway to Winchester Road and replace with railings and recessed gateway (part retrospective)
Response Cllr S Egan PROPOSED objection as the design of the railings is not in keeping with the historical character of the town and Conservation Area. SECONDED by Cllr H Titcomb; there voted 5 for; 2 against and the Motion was carried.   (Cllr A Klemz had declared an interest and took no part in voting thereon.)
BDBC Decision GRANTED
Application No. HCC/2017/0395 Received:       7.6.17 Return by:      5.7.17
Location Whitchurch C of E Primary School, Daniel Road, Whitchurch, RG28 7LS
Proposal Stand-alone 4 classroom teaching block, extension to existing school hall, refurbishment of existing buildings and ancillary works
Response Cllr J Wall PROPOSED no objection, subject to improvements to pedestrian access to the school being made; SECONDED by Cllr S Egan. There voted 4 in favour; 3 against and the Motion was carried. Cllr Buckley asked it to be noted that he objected to the proposal due to few commitments made in the Travel Plan to mitigate the effects of expansion.
BDBC Decision NO OBJECTION