CRANBROOK & SISSINGHURST PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE PLANNING & PRESERVATION COMMITTEE HELD ON 3RD OCTOBER 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. Somers, Hatcher, Kings, Fletcher and Gilbert
Proposed Development of a Photovoltaic Solar Array, Battery Storage and Associated Infrastructure (Resubmission of 22/01695/FULL)
Land at Netters Farm Attwaters Lane Hawkhurst Cranbrook Kent TN18 5AT
Cllr. Hatcher recommended APPROVAL, seconded by Cllr. Bunyan and agreed on condition that a full written plan for transport during construction is received.
The decision was made in accordance with Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Parish Council Neighbourhood Development Plan Policy IN9.3 Low & Zero Carbon Energy Production. The Parish Council consider it a community scale development and the siting is in an area appropriate, as it will not be visible. It does not adversely impact on the amenities and environment of residents. The development also does not have an unacceptable impact on any feature of natural or biodiversity importance.
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Park Farm Goudhurst Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2LJ
Cllr. Gilbert recommended APPROVAL, seconded by Cllr. Somers and agreed.
Corn Hall Oast High Street Cranbrook Kent TN17 3DT
Change of use of agricultural land to extend residential curtilage, erection of garage.
Cllr. Kings recommended APPROVAL, seconded by Cllr. Somers and agreed on condition that the TWBC Tree Officer visits the site as it appears that hedging and a tree will be removed.
1 Church Cottages Carriers Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 3JR
Replacement entrance porch
Cllr. Somers recommended APPROVAL, seconded by Cllr. Gilbert and agreed.
Little Charity Swattenden Lane Cranbrook Kent TN17 3PS
Variation of Condition 2 of Planning Permission 23/00684/FULL & 23/00685/LBC – alter roof pitch from 40 degrees to 35 degrees, by raising eaves approximately 400mm and keeping ridge height as per current application.
Cllr. Bunyan recommended APPROVAL, seconded by Cllr. Hatcher and agreed.
Dulwich Preparatory School Course Horn Lane Cranbrook Kent TN17 3NP
Erection of a single storey double garage with a new gravel drive and vehicular gate to the East and a new cleft post and rail fence and hedge planting to the North and West boundaries of The Oast House.
Cllr. Bunyan recommended APPROVAL seconded by Cllr. Gilbert and agreed on condition that they can leave the site in forward gear.
APP/M2270/W/22/3312245 – 22/02388/FULL
Sissinghurst Court Sissinghurst Road Sissinghurst
Demolition of existing gardeners’ cottage. Erection of replacement 2 storey cottage
The Committee agreed not to comment on this application as it had not been seen previously, due to the non-validation by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
Details had been received regarding Maidstone Local Plan Review – Main Modifications Consultation following examination – for Information. All consultation documents can be viewed and downloaded from the Council’s website at: https://localplan.maidstone.gov.uk/home/local-plan-review-examination
TWBC PLANNING DECISIONS:
23/01814/FULL Buckhurst Farm Sissinghurst Road Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2AADemolition of existing Atcost building; proposed conversion and extension of existing Dairy building into residential dwelling, together with association garage and landscaping (alternative scheme to that approved under 21/02289/FULL)
23/02022/FULL Broadlands Angley Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2PL Variation of Condition 2 of Planning Permission 18/02451/FULL – Change to the footprint of the approved dwelling (increase in depth) and two additional windows, increase in ridge height.
23/01965/TPO 22 Joyce Close Cranbrook Kent TN17 3LZ Trees: OAK (T1) – Reduce canopy all over by a maximum of 2.5 metres, making pruning cuts at natural target growth points wherever possible. Lower epicormic shoots to be removed.
23/01727/FULL Brindles Tenterden Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 3PA Replacement of unfit prefabricated single garage with a double bay oak framed garage with first floor storage area.
23/01964/FULL Stoneydales Stone Street Cranbrook Kent TN17 3HG Demolition of garage building and construction of two-storey dwellinghouse
23/02046/FULL 1 Hovendens Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2LA Demolition of existing conservatory, erection of replacement extension
23/01975/LBC Hayselden Cottage The Common Sissinghurst Cranbrook Kent TN17 2AF Listed Building Consent – Provision of a three bay garage, two bays for car parking, one for home office/studio
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION: None