CRANBROOK & SISSINGHURST PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE PLANNING & PRESERVATION COMMITTEE HELD ON 20th JUNE 2023
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. Fletcher, Gilbert, Hatcher and Kings
Apologies: Cllr. Somers
6 Kirby Close Cranbrook Kent TN17 3DE
Erection of a new garage
The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Hatcher, seconded by Cllr. Gilbert and agreed.
Farm Corner Angley Park Angley Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2PN
Proposed single storey extension (Amendment to 23/00265/FULL)
The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Bunyan, seconded by Cllr. Kings and agreed.
8 Frythe Walk Cranbrook Kent TN17 3BD
Conversion of existing garage, first floor side extension above existing garage, double story side extension and conversion into 3 No. self-contained dwellings
Although the houses would meet the local need for smaller homes, the Parish Council recommended REFUSAL for the following reasons:
- Lack of Design and Access Statement
- There is no local non-selective secondary school
- No sustainability details g. Photo voltaic, heat pumps, build standards which should be better than Building Regulations requirements, etc.
- Increase in traffic on Frythe Estate
- Concern with utility companies’ ability to supply
OS Plot 7153 Bishops Lane Cranbrook Kent TN17 2ST
Demolition of existing stable. Construction of wooden stables and food/hay storage.
The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Gilbert, seconded by Cllr. Kings and agreed subject to Conservation Officer approval.
Breach Cottage Goudhurst Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2LJ
Garage with first floor home office
The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Kings, seconded by Cllr. Hatcher. Particular attention should be made to insulating the office area.
Angley Farm Glassenbury Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2QJ
Relocation of driveway parking arrangements and new garage
The Parish Council remained NEAUTRAL proposed by Cllr. Kings, seconded by Cllr. Bunyan and agreed to leave this decision to TWBC Planning Department. The Parish Council have no objection to the new garage.
TWBC PLANNING DECISIONS:
23/00554/FULL Cranbrook Primary School Carriers Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 3JZ – Erection of single-storey timber framed outbuilding to provide a wellbeing hub.
23/01289/LBC Bell Cottage The Street Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2JG – Listed Building Consent: Installation of a single Acorn Slimline 180 Stair Lift between the ground and first floors.
23/01050/FULL Roxburgh Lodge Starvenden Lane Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2AN – Erection of single storey extension, alterations to existing study and new external cladding.
22/03520/FULL Land West of Glassenbury Road Cranbrook Kent Change of use to a seasonal camping and glamping site that will operate from 1 April to 31 October annually. Stationing of a number of facilities including staff accommodation, log store, reception and storage container.
22/03145/OUT Crossways Common Road Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2AG – Outline application all matters reserved except for access. Erection of 3No. self-build and custom-built dwellings with associated parking, internal roads and landscaping.
23/00749/FULL Mylkehouse Chapel Lane Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2JN – Variation of Condition 2 & 3 of Planning Permission 22/00540/FULL – Changes including alterations to fenestration, addition of skylight to garage, revised entrance with reduced height.
23/00762/FULL 5 Oaklands Cranbrook Kent TN17 3BG – Erection of single-storey ground floor extension.
23/00973/ADV Brooksden High Street Cranbrook Kent TN17 3DT – Advertisement – No.2 Replacement panels for existing V-shaped post sign, proposed No.1 fascia sign.
23/01013/FULL Mount House Biddenden Road Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2AB – Conversion of existing outbuilding into ancillary accommodation.
23/00617/FULL The Marlings Turnden Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2QL – Erection of 4-bedroom dwelling with garage, amenity space and associated landscaping and parking
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