Planning & Preservation 19th October 2021

CRANBROOK & SISSINGHURST PARISH COUNCIL

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING & PRESERVATION COMMITTEE

HELD ON 19TH OCTOBER 2021

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. Smith (in the Chair), Cllrs. Gilbert, Fermor, Bunyan and Hatcher

Apologies:  Cllr. Kings

PLANNING APPLICATIONS:

21/03097/FULL 

Hemsted Forest Equestrian Centre Golford Road Benenden Cranbrook TN17 4AJ

Replacement of the two mobile homes with a dwellinghouse to provide onsite accommodation to support the equestrian business including all necessary operational development for landscaping. 

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Smith, seconded by Cllr. Bunyan and agreed on condition that the new property remains ancillary to the riding school.  Concern was expressed regarding the height of the new dwelling and the Parish Council would like to see this reduced by 2 metres.   Comments from Environment Protection should be taken on board regarding effluent and lighting.

21/03200/LBC & 21/03199/FULL

Bettenham Manor Bettenham Lane Biddenden Ashford Kent TN27 8LT

Listed Building Consent – Conversion of the threshing barn for ancillary residential use, the repair of a historic outhouse range; the Byre (for storage) and the addition of two new ancillary residential buildings; the pool house and a garage; tennis court (amendments to 19/03444/LBC)  

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

21/03343/FULL  

Mount House Biddenden Road Sissinghurst Cranbrook TN17 2AB

Proposed replacement of existing windows, including enlargement of their openings, formation of new openings for installation of joinery made glazed doors and extension to existing porch roof line to form open sided porch 

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

21/03361/FULL 

Golford Gate Farm Tenterden Road Cranbrook Kent

Replacement of two ancillary storage/workshop buildings.

The Parish Council recommended APPROVAL proposed by Cllr. Bunyan, seconded by Cllr. Gilbert and agreed on condition that they remain ancillary to the main dwelling.

21/03334/FULL  

Upper Willsley House Angley Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2LF

Removal of an existing single storey rear bay window and balcony, and the erection of a new single storey rear extension and balcony in-place which references the existing style of the bay, along with associated landscaping.

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

21/03201/FULL 

Breach Wood Goudhurst Road Cranbrook Kent TN17 2LJ

Demolition of existing two storey dwelling and erection of 1.5 storey replacement dwelling  

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

APPEAL:

21/00602/FULL 

Land Adjacent Frisco Cottage Hawkhurst Road Cranbrook Kent

Erection of 2no. detached two bedroom dwellings with the provision of associated access, parking, amenity, landscaping and bio-diverse enhancements.  

Noted – no further comments required.

TWBC PLANNING DECISIONS:

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

CORRESPONDENCE:

None received.

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

None received.

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