Agenda and minutes

Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Hound Local Area Committee - Thursday, 2 July 2020 6:00 pm

Venue: Microsoft Teams Live Event

Contact: Laura Johnston, Senior Democratic Services Officer Tel: 02380688041; Email:  laura.johnston@eastleigh.gov.uk  Julie Williams, Local Area Manager Tel: 023 8068 8289; Email:  julie.williams@eastleigh.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

59.

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.

Minutes:

Councillor Rich declared a pecuniary interest in the funding application as the manager of the Pilands Wood Centre. (Agenda Item 6)

60.

Public Participation

Councillors not on the Local Area Committee and members of the public can participate during this section of the meeting in the following ways:

 

·  If you are able to participate live (meet the technical requirements) and wish to be present and speak, you will need to notify Democratic Services 4 working days (Midday Friday 26 June 2020) before the meeting. Technical and etiquette guides will be provided.

·  Alternatively, the public can email a statement to be read out by ‘the spokesperson’.  Emailed statements will need to be received 2 working days (Midday Tuesday 30 June 2020) before the date of the meeting. Democratic Services will confirm receipt of the email and confirm it can be read out.

·  The statement (including questions) will be the equivalent of a maximum of three minutes if read out.  Please therefore restrict your statement to one side of A4 (12 font).  This applies audio/ video recordings also.

·  Alternatively a MP4 file will be sent to Democratic Services 4 working days (Midday Friday 26 June 2020) before the meeting.  This must be accompanied by a written transcript (emailed). In the event that the file does not meet technical requirements the transcript will be read by the spokesperson and shown on the screen.

 Please contact us via democratic.services@eastleigh.gov.uk

Minutes:

Mr Ty Whitlock addressed the Committee with regards to the sheds that were currently positioned in the gardens at Osbourne Quarters, Royal Victoria Country Park. Speaking on behalf of all residents, Mr Whitlock stated that the current sheds offered a good storage solution and whilst the formal processes and applications were understood, they would like Councillors to look with empathy at a situation they unknowingly found themselves in.

 

The Chair thanked Mr Whitlock for joining the meeting and for his comments.

61.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 11 June 2020.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 11 June 2020 be approved as a correct record of the meeting.

62.

Chair's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chair did not make an announcement on this occasion.

63.

Annual Report pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Local Area Manager (Agenda Item 6) that highlighted the work undertaken by the Bursledon, Hamble-Le-Rice and Hound (BHH) Local Area Committee in 2019/20.

 

RESOLVED –

 

That the Committee considered and commented on the content of the report.  

64.

Presentation on Planning Guidelines

Minutes:

A short pre-recorded presentation was given 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.

65.

Planning Application - 2 Osborne Quarters, Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley Abbey, Southampton, SO31 5HX - H/20/87739 pdf icon PDF 634 KB

Erection of garden store (retrospective).

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Head of Development Management (Agenda item 8) concerning an application for the erection of garden store (retrospective). (Ref: H/20/87739).

 

RESOLVED -

 

That permission be refused on the following grounds:

 

The garden store, owing to the combination of its positioning and incongruous form and design, represented a discordant visual feature which it was considered detracted from the character and setting of the application property and the wider Osborne Quarters development. The application was therefore contrary to Saved Policy 59.BE of the adopted Eastleigh Borough Local Plan 2001-2011, Policy DM1 of the Submitted Eastleigh Borough Local Plan 2016-2036 and Paragraph 127 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

Members also raised concerns in respect of the low height of the garden stores which would make it difficult for elderly people or people with disabilities to access and use them.

 

[NOTE: (A) A resident spoke and four residents submitted written statements in objection to the application citing concerns that the applications were made without the resident’s knowledge, breach of conditions by the developer, not practical, issues with safety, modifications were not professionally finished, unsightly, provided limited storage and issues with equality. (B) A Member of Hound Parish Council sent a written statement in support of the application. The comments were applicable to the two related applications.]

66.

Planning Application - 7 Osborne Quarters, Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley Abbey, Southampton, SO31 5HX - H/20/87739 pdf icon PDF 877 KB

Erection of garden store (retrospective).

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Head of Development Management (Agenda item 9) concerning an application for the erection of garden store (retrospective). (Ref: H/20/87739).

 

RESOLVED -

 

That permission be REFUSED on the following grounds:

 

The garden store, owing to the combination of its positioning and incongruous form and design, represented a discordant visual feature which it was considered detracted from the character and setting of the application property and the wider Osborne Quarters development. The application was therefore contrary to Saved Policy 59.BE of the adopted Eastleigh Borough Local Plan 2001-2011, Policy DM1 of the Submitted Eastleigh Borough Local Plan 2016-2036 and Paragraph 127 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

Members also raised concerns in respect of the low height of the garden stores which would make it difficult for elderly people or people with disabilities to access and use them.

 

67.

Planning Appeals

The Legal Services Manager to report:-

 

(a)  that the following appeals have been lodged:-

 

Lionheart Way Ecology Park, Lionheart Way, Bursledon. SO31 8GF

 

Appeal against the Council's refusal of planning permission to carry out works on protected trees (T/19/87084). 

 

(b)  that the following appeals have been dismissed:-

 

Fairport House, Lands End Road, Bursledon. SO31 8DN

 

Appeal against the Council's refusal of planning permission for removal of condition 2 and variation of condition 7 of application C/16/78768 to allow retention of partial change of use of ground floor of existing outbuilding to B1(a) office use (X/19/85436). 

 

Minutes:

The Head of Legal Services reported:-

 

(a)  that the following appeals had been lodged:

 

Lionheart Way Ecology Park, Lionheart Way, Bursledon. SO31 8GF

 

Appeal against the Council's refusal of planning permission to carry out works on protected trees (T/19/87084).

 

(b)  that the following appeals had been dismissed:

 

Fairport House, Lands End Road, Bursledon. SO31 8DN

 

Appeal against the Council's refusal of planning permission for removal of condition 2 and variation of condition 7 of application C/16/78768 to allow retention of partial change of use of ground floor of existing outbuilding to B1(a) office use (X/19/85436).

 

 

RESOLVED -

 

That the report be noted.