Planning and Preservation 01.12.20

The meeting was held remotely using Zoom software.

Declaration of Interests, Dispensations, Predetermination or Lobbying:

Members are required to declare any interests, dispensations, predetermination or lobbying on items on this agenda. Members are reminded that changes to the Register of Interests should be notified to the Clerk.

Members of the Committee all declared that they were lobbied by Matt Hartley regarding application 20/02771/FULL as the agent.

Present: Cllr. Smith (in the Chair), Cllrs. Bunyan, Gilbert, Fermor, Hatcher, Kings, Pethurst and Cllr. Fletcher (in part)

Apologies:  Cllr. Meewezen

PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

20/02771/FULL

Rear of the Old Nursery, The Common, Sissinghurst, Cranbrook, Kent.  TN17 2HT

Demolition of existing single storey commercial building and erection of single family dwelling.

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

20/03048/FULL

2 Course Horn Barn, Course Horn Lane, Cranbrook, Kent.  TN17 3NR

Erection of a new single story timber garage to the eastern side of the existing driveway.

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Bunyan, seconded by Cllr. Smith and agreed.  The Committee noted concerns of neighbours and asked that the construction traffic should be managed carefully as this is a busy single track road with school traffic.

20/02888/FULL

Barn, Course Horn Lane, Cranbrook, Kent.  TN17 3NR

Demolition of Coursehorn Dutch Barn and the erection of a replacement building for the creation of three residential dwellings together with parking and landscaping.

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Smith, seconded by Cllr. Gilbert and agreed. The Committee requested that construction traffic should be managed carefully as this is a busy single track road with school traffic.

20/03001/FULL 

Bankside, Goudhurst Road, Cranbrook. TN17 2PZ

Demolition of existing outbuildings and erection of detached dwelling and garage with associated landscaping.

The Parish Council recommended REFUSAL for the following reasons:

  • Access – concern that access was on to the very busy A262 and no visibility splays had been provided.
  • Sustainability – Occupants would be car dependent
  • Outside the Limits to Build Development
  • Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.       
  • Over intensive use of site

Proposed by Cllr. Hatcher, seconded by Cllr. Smith and agreed.

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20/02585/FULL

1 Greenway, Cranbrook, Kent. TN17 3LL

Bay window and porch covering 

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

20/03230/FULL 

Frisco Cottage, Hawkhurst Road, Cranbrook, Kent. TN17 3PU

Variation of Condition 2 (Approved Plans) and Condition 4a (Windows, Doors and Roof Lights Details); Removal of Condition 4b (rooflights) of 18/03643/FULL – Changes to layout and a reduced quantity of glass with fewer windows and glazed doors and no roof lights. 

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

20/03137/FULL 

Land Adjacent to Tanyard Car Park, The Tanyard, Cranbrook, Kent.

Demolition of existing bungalow and erection of four dwelling houses, with associated amenity areas and parking.

The Parish Council recommended REFUSAL for the following reasons:

  • Access and lack of parking – only 3 spaces provided for 4 family properties
  • Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Within the Conservation Area
  • Potential flood area which needs investigating

Proposed by Cllr. Smith, seconded by Cllr Gilbert and agreed.

TREE APPLICATION:

20/0331/TPO

31 Joyce Close, Cranbrook, Kent.  TN17 3LZ

T1 Lawson Cypress – Reduce/cut back away from the roof by approximately 2 metres.

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

REVISED APPLICATIONS:  None received.

TWBC PLANNING DECISIONS:

The Clerk read out the Planning Decisions received from Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

TREE PRESERVATION ORDER:

0027/2020/TPO

Filwood, Angley Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2PN

Cllr. Fermor was pleased to note the new TPO order

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

Cllr. Hatcher asked Committee members to have a look at the NDP Draft Consultation Document which could be found on the Parish Council website.  He encouraged them to complete the questionnaire on line as any feedback is important and will be taken into consideration.

Cllr. Bunyan asked that the Eco Design Guide be forwarded to the developers of new properties.

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