Agenda and minutes

Extra Meeting, Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Hound Local Area Committee - Thursday, 26 July 2018 6:00 pm

Venue: Pilands Wood Centre, Chamberlayne Road, Bursledon, Southampton, Hants, SO31 8DT

Contact: Matt Dobrowolski, Democratic Services Officer Tel: 023 8068 8080; ;Please email: to register to speak before the meeting .  Matt Blythe, Local Area Manager Tel:023 8068 8311; Email:

No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To consider the minutes from the meeting held on 21 June 2018.




That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 June 2018 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.



Public Participation


There was no public participation on this occasion.


Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare interests in relation to items of business on the agenda.  Any interests declared will be recorded in the Minutes.


Councillor Jane Rich declared a Non Pecuniary Interest in agenda item 8, Planning Application - Land adjoining 4 Brookfield, Providence Hill, Bursledon, Southampton, SO31 8AU, because she knew the applicant.



Capital and Revenue Projects and General Update - Report of the Local Area Manager pdf icon PDF 143 KB


The Committee considered the report of the Local Area Manager which detailed a number of projects and schemes to improve the prosperity, environment and wellbeing of residents in the Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Hound area.


RESOLVED – That Local Area Manager’s recommendations be

approved with the addition that the grant be conditional on receiving more detailed information on how it would be spent.


(NOTES: a) Parish Councillor Sheila Cohen voiced her concerns with regard to the amount of proposed grant to Hampshire County Council. She also told the Committee that the Hamble Sports Complex was difficult to access for many of her parishioners; b) Helen Ley from Hampshire County Council reassured Committee members that the proposed funds would help the Sport Complex to deliver great service to Hamble area residents; and c) Committee members requested that quarterly updates be prepared and presented to them so that they could monitor the progress of the investment.)


Street Trading Application - Hamble Quay pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Additional documents:


The Committee considered the report of the Lead Specialist for Economy which outlined a street trading application at Hamble Quay.




That the application be REFUSED.


(NOTES: a) Two local business premises operator spoke in objection to the grant of a licence citing concerns regarding the site being unsuitable for the type of business proposed and the negative impact on road safety; and

 b) Parish Councillor Sally Scofield spoke in objection on the grounds of the business being unsuitable for the area and the negative impact on other traders who already operated in Hamble. c) The applicant spoke in support).


Presentation on Planning Guidelines


Development Management staff gave a short presentation on guidelines that had to be taken into account when determining planning applications; in particular the issues that could, and could not, be taken into account.  This was set against the broader policy framework.


Planning Application - Land adjoining 4 Brookfield, Providence Hill, Bursledon, Southampton, SO31 8AU pdf icon PDF 985 KB

Outline: Erection of up to 20no. dwellings with associated parking, creation of new access from Providence Hill substation and attenuation pond (landscaping reserved).(Ref. O/17/80899).


The Committee considered the report of the Lead Specialist for Housing and

Development (Agenda Item 8) for construction of up to 20 dwellings with associated parking, creation of new access from Providence Hill substation and attenuation pond (landscaping reserved).


The Committee was advised of the following updates:


Report updates


  Paragraph 11, bullets – Delete ‘Contamination Report’, amend second AIA to ‘Arboricultural Method Statement’, and insert ‘Tree Protection Plan’;

  Paragraph 16 - One additional neighbour representation had been received raising concerns around the level of development in the area and impact on traffic;

  Paragraph 69 - Revised NPPF had been published;

  Paragraph 70 - Updated Planning Practice Guidance – no significant alterations which affected this application.

  Paragraph 80 – Paragraph 11 of the NPPF is now Paragraph 2 of the Revised NPPF;

  Paragraph 83 – Chapter 2 of the Revised NPPF set out Sustainable Development requirements; Paragraph 10 contained the presumption in favour of sustainable development; ‘golden thread’ reference removed;

  Paragraph 84 – Set out in Paragraph 11 of Revised NPPF;

  Paragraph 86 – Core planning principles removed, paragraph 8a identified the need to help build a ‘strong, responsive and competitive economy’;

  Paragraph 90 – Paragraph 8b of Revised NPPF stated that the social objective of Sustainable Development to be supporting ‘strong, vibrant and healthy communities, but ensuring that a sufficient number and range of homes can be provided to meet the needs of present and future generations…’;

  Paragraph 99 – Paragraph 175c stated that development resulting in the loss or deterioration of, for example, veteran trees, should be refused;

  Paragraph 109/110 – Delete the reference to Paragraph 112 of the NPPF; footnote 53 of Revised NPPF refers to agricultural land hierarchy and Annex 2 defined ‘best and most versatile agricultural land’;

  Paragraph 124 – The aims of paragraph 109 were contained in paragraph 170e; aims of paragraph 124 were contained within paragraph 181;

  Paragraph 141 – Revised NPPF paragraphs 148-154 replaced previous paragraphs 95-99.


Condition Updates –

  Amendment to condition 3 to list most up-to-date plans;

  Amendment to condition 8 to secure compliance with amended Arboricultural Impact Assessment, Arboricultural Method Statement and Tree Protection Plan;

  Amendment to condition 28 to refer to amended plan revision Y;

  Amendment to informative to refer to Revised NPPF paragraph 38 in place of paragraphs 186 and 187.




That the application be GRANTED, subject to the conditions set out in the agenda and amended conditions as above; and the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure the required planning obligations.


(NOTES: a) Councillor Jane Rich declared a Non Pecuniary Interest in the item because she knew the applicant, left the room, did not take part in the discussion and did not vote; b) two local residents spoke in objection to the application on the grounds of traffic safety, negative impact on air quality and  impact on the setting of Bursledon Windmill and drainage; c) the applicant and one local resident spoke in support to the application; d) Members asked for consideration to be given to using TRO funding towards yellow lines along the junction with the A27 and a speed limit reduction to 30mph; and the use of contributions for bus service infrastructure to support delivery of the service; and that these be pursued with Hampshire County Council as the Highways Authority; and e)  Councillor Craig voiced her concern about the way in which Hampshire County Council’s Highway Department conducted their consultations in regards of new developments on the Hamble peninsula. New developments put  ...  view the full minutes text for item 19.


Appointment to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Solent Sea Rescue Organisation




 That appointment to Solent Sea Rescue Organisation for 2018/19 be as follows:


-  Councillor J Rich