Agenda and minutes

Hedge End, West End and Botley Local Area Committee - Monday, 1 November 2021 7:00 pm

Venue: Hedge End 2000 Centre, St John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF

Contact: Nikki Dunne, Democratic Services Officer, 02380 688298 Email: nikki.dunne@eastleigh.gov.uk. Please email Email: Democratic.Services@eastleigh.gov.uk to register to speak before the meeting.  Kitty Budden, Local Area Manager Tel: 023 8068 8266; Email:  kitty.budden@eastleigh.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

121.

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:

There were no declarations of interest in relation to items of business on the agenda.

122.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 228 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2021.

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2021 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

123.

Public Participation

Public seating will be limited at this meeting due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. You can submit questions in advance of the meeting to the following email: democratic.services@eastleigh.gov.uk. The deadline for submissions is midday on Friday 29 October 2021. Please let us know if you wish to attend the meeting in person so that we can manage numbers.

Minutes:

Mrs Margaret Billard addressed the Committee with regards to planning decisions made including safety, noise screening and pollution screening, on the boundary of the Motorway and busy roads. It was requested that barriers were put in place.

 

The Senior Planning Officer gave an overview with regards to planning rules and the Chair advised that a detailed response would be given in writing.

 

 

124.

Chair's report

Minutes:

Community Grants

 

The local Community and Youth Grants scheme is currently open, providing an opportunity for charities and not-for-profit organisations in Hedge End, West End and Botley to apply to the Local Area Committee for grants for up to £500 towards one off projects, equipment and individual events. The deadline for applications is the 15th November and all applications will be considered by this Committee in January.

 

Deer Park Secondary School

 

The Chair had the pleasure of cutting the ribbon for the official opening of Deer Park Secondary School in October and received a guided tour by some of the year 7 pupils. Work is continuing to further enhance these facilities with the sports hall extension and Artificial Turf Pitch, which will be available for community use.

 

Dowds Farm Bench

 

The Committee recently funded the provision of a new bench at Down’s Farm Park, on behalf of Hedge End Town Council. This has been installed and is being enjoyed by local residents.

 

Shamblehurst Lane Crossing

 

At the last meeting, the Local Area Manager reported that the completion of this project had been delayed due to works that had to be undertaken by the utility company.  The Chair reported that the SSE works have now finished and the final path surfacing works are in the process of being completed. 

125.

Local Area Manager's Report

Minutes:

There was no report from the Local Area Manager on this occasion.

126.

Financial Management pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Local Area Manager (Agenda Item 7) setting out recommendations for expenditure from the Committee’s revenue budget and developer contributions.

 

RESOLVED –

 

That this Committee:

 

(1)  approved the stated fees and charges for Itchen Valley Country Park for 2022; and

(2)  approved the freezing of fees and charges at Hedge End Station car park.

 

127.

Presentation on Planning Guidelines

Minutes:

A Planning Officer 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.

128.

Planning Application - Land to the rear of 82 St John's Road, Southampton, SO30 4DF pdf icon PDF 428 KB

Erection of 1no. detached three-bedroom bungalow provided with associated access, car parking, amenity space and storage facilities (amended description). (F/20/88079)

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Executive Head of Planning and Economy (Agenda item 9) concerning an application for the erection of 1no. detached three-bedroom bungalow provided with associated access, car parking, amenity space and storage facilities (amended escription). (Ref:F/20/88079).

 

The Committee was advised that there were no updates.

 

RESOLVED -

 

That the application be PERMITTED subject to securing mitigation towards the development’s impact on the Special Protection Area by way of nitrates and recreational disturbance, as per the committee report, and with the amendment to condition 10, as follows:

 

For a period of no less than 10 years after planting, any trees or plants which are removed, die or become seriously damaged or defective, shall be replaced as soon as is reasonably practicable with others of the same species, size and number as originally approved in the landscaping scheme.

 

Reason: In the interests of the visual amenities of the locality.

 

[NOTES: (A) Two members of the public spoke in objection to the application citing concerns around noise, disturbance and the height of the property. (B) The Architect spoke in support of the application citing the high quality design and materials, and no impact to the surrounding properties in terms of overlooking.]

129.

Planning Appeals

The Legal Services Manager to report:-

 

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

 

Land at Oak Cottage, Winchester Road, Boorley Green

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal of planning permission for a residential development of 31 No dwellings, associated landscaping, amenity areas and a means of access from Winchester Road following demolition of 1 no dwelling and associated outbuildings. (F/19/85604)

 

12 Telegraph Road, West End, Southampton SO30 3EJ

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal of planning permission for a loft conversion with a side facing dormer and raising of roof by 1200mm. (H/21/90193)

Minutes:

The Legal Services Manager reported:-

 

(a)  that the following appeals had been dismissed:-

 

Land at Oak Cottage, Winchester Road, Boorley Green

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal of planning permission for a residential development of 31 No dwellings, associated landscaping, amenity areas and a means of access from Winchester Road following demolition of 1 no dwelling and associated outbuildings. (F/19/85604)

 

12 Telegraph Road, West End, Southampton SO30 3EJ

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal of planning permission for a loft conversion with a side facing dormer and raising of roof by 1200mm. (H/21/90193)

 

RESOLVED -

 

That the report be noted.