CRANBROOK & SISSINGHURST PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE PLANNING & PRESERVATION COMMITTEE
HELD ON 1st NOVEMBER 2022
Declaration of Interests, Dispensations and Predetermination:
Members are required to declare any interests, dispensations or predetermination on items on this agenda. Members are reminded that changes to the Register of Interests should be notified to the Clerk.
Present: Cllr. Bunyan (Chairman), Cllrs. Hatcher, Kings and Gilbert
Apologies: Cllr. Somers
Swattenden Barn Stables Swattenden Lane Cranbrook Kent TN17 3PR
Extension to the existing Pole Barn along the eastern boundary and removal of seven steel storage containers located on the land.
The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL. Proposed by Cllr. Bunyan, seconded by
Cllr. Hatcher and agreed on condition that all permitted development rights are removed. Also note that the pole barn is not an agricultural building.
22/03025/FULL & 22/03026/LBC
Hartridge House Starvenden Lane Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent
Erection of greenhouse on existing site
The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL subject to the views of the Conservation Officer. Proposed by Cllr. Hatcher, seconded by Cllr. Kings and agreed.
Pippins Aragon Farm Biddenden Road Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2AB
Erection of cabin on runners for use as holiday let, sleeping 2 and construction of steel portal frame storage building
The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL on condition that these remain ancillary to Pippins and all permitted development rights are removed. Proposed by Cllr. Bunyan, seconded by
Cllr. Hatcher and agreed.
Nursery House The Common Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2HT
Erection of annexe extension to garage with rooflights
The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL on condition that the annexe remains ancillary to the main dwelling. Proposed by Cllr. Kings, seconded by Cllr. Hatcher and agreed.
The £2,500 donated to CPRE had been replaced in the 2021 budget. There is £5,000 in the earmarked funds for planning related expenses. The Committee agreed that this would be sufficient for the forthcoming year.
TWBC PLANNING DECISIONS:
The Clerk read out the decisions received from Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
Cllr. Bunyan suggested that the newly appointed Head of Planning at TWBC, Carlos Hone be invited to speak at a Full Council meeting. The Clerk agreed to forward him a copy of Cranbrook & Sissinghurst Parish Council Eco Design Guide.