Agenda and minutes

Area 1 Planning Committee - Thursday, 16th February, 2023 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill

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Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their obligation under the Council’s Code of Conduct to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests in any matter(s) to be considered or being considered at the meeting. These are explained in the Code of Conduct on the Council’s website at Code of conduct – Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council (


Members in any doubt about such declarations are advised to contact Legal or Democratic Services in advance of the meeting



There were no declarations of interest made in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Area 1 Planning Committee held on 1 December 2022


RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Area 1 Planning Committee held on 1 December 2022 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

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Glossary and Supplementary Matters pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Glossary of abbreviations used in reports to the Area Planning Committee (attached for information)


Any supplementary matters will be circulated via report in advance of the meeting and published to the website.


Decisions were taken on the following applications subject to the pre-requisites, informatives, conditions or reasons for refusal set out in the report of the Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health or in the variations indicated below.  Any supplementary reports were tabled at the meeting.


Members of the public addressed the meeting where the required notice had been given and their comments were taken into account by the Committee when determining the application.  Speakers are listed under the relevant planning application shown below. 


Decisions taken under delegated powers in accordance with Part 3 of the Constitution (Responsibility for Council Functions)

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TM/22/00571/FL - 60A Priory Street,Tonbridge pdf icon PDF 229 KB

Redevelopment of the site to provide eleven dwellings and associated parking, landscaping and amenity at 60A Priory Street Tonbridge Kent TN9 2AW  

Additional documents:


Redevelopment of the site to provide eleven dwellings and associated parking, landscaping and amenity at 60A Priory Street Tonbridge.


Members expressed concern regarding the layout of the proposed development with respect to the character of the area and the potential impact upon neighbouring properties and felt that a Site Inspection would be beneficial.


RESOLVED:  That the application be DEFERRED for a Member Site Inspection  to view the site and its surroundings and to relate the application proposals to the site.


[Speakers: Mr T Lavender and Mr D Best – members of the public and Mr J Thomas on behalf of the applicant]

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Exclusion of Press and Public

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.


There were no items considered in private.