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PART 1 - PUBLIC

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Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made in accordance with the Code of Conduct.  In the interest of transparency, Councillor G Bridge advised that he had worked at Oakhill House as an employee of Fidelity.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Area 1 Planning Committee held on 29 October 2020

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Area 1 Planning Committee held on 29 October 2020 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

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Glossary and Supplementary Matters pdf icon PDF 205 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.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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 circulated in advance of the meeting and published to the website.

 

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/20/02245/FL and TM/20/02246/LB - Oakhill House, 130 Tonbridge Road, Hildenborough pdf icon PDF 773 KB

(A) Redevelopment of site to include conversion, extension and alteration of existing office buildings and conversion and alteration of Grade II listed office building to create 138 apartments and shared residents facilities, together with 27 houses within the grounds, including access, parking, hard and soft landscaping and areas of open space; and
(B)
Listed Building Application: Redevelopment of site to include conversion, extension and alteration of existing office buildings and conversion and alteration of Grade II listed office building to create 138 apartments and shared residents facilities

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(A)            Redevelopment of site to include conversion, extension and alteration of existing office buildings and conversion and alteration of Grade II listed office building to create 138 apartments and shared residents’ facilities, together with 27 houses within the grounds, including access, parking, hard and soft landscaping and areas of open space at Oakhill House, 130 Tonbridge Road, Hildenborough.

 

RESOLVED:  That planning permission be GRANTED in accordance with the submitted details, conditions, reasons and informatives set out in the report and supplementary report of the Director of Planning, Housing and Environment Health subject to

 

(1)         Amendments to Conditions

 

14. No development other than ground investigations or site survey works, shall be commenced until arrangements for the management of any and all demolition and/or construction works shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The management arrangements to be submitted shall include (but not necessarily be limited to) the following:

 

-        The days of the week and hours of the day when the construction works will be limited to and measured to ensure these are adhered to;

 

-        Procedures for managing all traffic movements associated with the construction works including (but not limited to) the delivery of building materials to the site (including the times of the day when those deliveries will be permitted to take place and how/where materials will be offloaded into the site) and for the management of all other construction related traffic and measures to ensure these are adhered to;

 

-        Procedures for notifying properties identified as likely to be affected as to the ongoing timetabling of works, the nature of the works and likely their duration, with particular reference to any such works which may give rise to noise and disturbance and any other regular liaison or information dissemination; and

 

-        The specific arrangements for the parking of contractor's vehicles within or around the site during construction and any external storage of materials or plant throughout the construction phase.

 

-        The controls on noise and dust arising from the site with reference to current guidance.

 

-        Measures and facilities to be put in place for wheel washing throughout the construction phase

 

The development shall be undertaken in full compliance with the approved details.

 

Reason:  In the interests of general amenity and highway safety

 

22. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the recommendations of the BSG Ecology Appraisal received 07 October 2020; in particular the implementation of mitigation and enhancement measures and be retained and maintained thereafter. In addition to those measures, no development other than ground investigations or site survey works, shall be commenced until additional strategies for the mitigation and enhancement measures for all protected species on the site, including hedgehogs and dormice, shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval. The details shall be implemented in accordance with the approved strategies before the completion of the development on the site and shall be retained and maintained thereafter.

 

Reason:  To ensure the protection of wildlife species.

 

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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.

Minutes:

There were no items considered in private.