Planning 3rd May 2022

CRANBROOK & SISSINGHURST PARISH COUNCIL

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING & PRESERVATION COMMITTEE

HELD ON 3RD MAY 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 Fermor,

Apologies:  Cllr. Gilbert

PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

22/01042/FULL

3 West Terrace High Street Cranbrook Kent TN17 3LG

Demolition of existing outbuilding and construction of proposed 3 bedroom detached dwelling

The Parish Council remained NEUTRAL proposed by Cllr. Bunyan, seconded by Cllr. Fermor and agreed.

22/00834/FULL  

Little Milton Angley Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2PQ

Proposed dormer added to rear elevation, replacement of doors on ground floor rear elevation, roof lights added to single storey roof rear elevation, removal of two windows to side elevation, roof lights added to front elevation, second storey rear extension. 

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Fermor, seconded by Cllr. Kings and agreed.

22/01025/FULL 

Angley View Cottage Angley Park Angley Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2PN

Demolition of existing 1 bedroom dwelling, erection of new 2 bedroom dwelling  

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Kings, seconded by Cllr. Fermor and agreed on condition that the Permitted Development Rights are removed and the Cedar tree stays in situ and is protected.

22/01098/FULL 

Golford Stables Tenterden Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 3PA

Retrospective planning application for proposed change of use of detached garage to annexe ancillary to main house  

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Hatcher, seconded by Cllr. Bunyan and agreed on condition that the garage remains ancillary to the main dwelling.  Also, the Parish Council would like the Permitted Development Rights removed.

22/01099/FULL  

Golford Stables Tenterden Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 3PA

Retrospective planning application for the erection of a detached garage

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Hatcher, seconded by Cllr. Fermor and agreed.

22/00498/FULL

Old Station Yard Hawkhurst Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2SR

Proposed office accommodation and car parking with removal of existing modular buildings. 

It was agreed to defer this application until the next meeting.

TREE APPLICATION:

22/01136/TCA

Mockbeggar House Wilsley Green Cranbrook TN17 2LG

Birch (T1 & T2) reduce 2 x birch down to previous pruning points (approx. 4-5mtrs), Sycamore (T3) – To reduce sycamore down to previous pruning points (approx. 4-5mtrs), Hazel (T4) – To remove hazel next to bay, Hazel (T5) – To repollard hazel approx. 3-4mtrs, Sycamore (T6) – To fell sycamore in the driveway, Sycamore (T7) – To dead wood and crown lift Sycamore next to outbuilding (approx. 5-6mtrs)

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL subject to the views of the TWBC Tree Officer. Proposed by Cllr. Fermor, seconded by Cllr. Hatcher and agreed.

Tree Preservation Number:  0010/2021/TPO OS Plot 5048 Freight Lane Cranbrook (for information) – Noted.

Cllr. Bunyan reported that CCAAC has asked to be consulted on any future tree surgery in the conservation areas (that is the responsibility of the Parish Council) before the work is carried out.

TWBC PLANNING DECISIONS:

The Clerk read out the decisions received from Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.

CORRESPONDENCE:

Cornerstone – Telecommunication Development – as circulated.  The information within the consultation document was very technical and not understood by Parish Councillors.  The Clerk was requested to ask for a clearer explanation on the proposals.

Signed:   ……..……………………………………

                                                                     Date:   17th May 2022

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