LAND EAST OF ST MARGARETS DRIVE (13/00734/OUT - PEGASUS).
Notification has now been received from the Planning Inspectorate that this application is going to Appeal with a deadline for comments of 19th September. Any comments that parishioners previously sent to the Borough Council regarding this application will be forwarded to the Planning Inspectorate. However, any additional or modified comments you may wish to make must be sent directly to the Planning Inspectorate, 3/26 Wing, 2 The Square, Temple Quay House, Bristol BS1 6PN, quoting their reference APP/G1630/A/14/2222147.
You should send 3 copies of your comments to the Planning Inspectorate to arrive within six weeks of the appeal start date 08.08.2014. The appeal will be dealt with by way of a Public Inquiry, but the date and venue for the Inquiry has yet to be agreed.
The Parish Council will again request Rule 6 Party status as we did at the Charles Church Appeal. If this request is successful, it means that Parish Council representatives can make opening and closing statements at the Appeal, cross examine witnesses from the other side and put forward our own case.
If you feel that you can help in any way, please contact Tamsin or Barry Sears.
LAND EAST OF WILLOW BANK ROAD (14/00414/FUL – BANNER HOMES).
This application was considered by the Borough Council’s Planning Committee on 19th August and deferred for a Site Inspection Panel on 29th August. Members of the Parish Council hand delivered a copy our objection response to every Planning Committee member, prior to the meeting. The application will now be on the agenda for 16th September Planning Committee.
STREET NAMING FOR CHARLES CHURCH DEVELOPMENT
The Parish Council received a letter from the Borough Council with suggested road names for the new development: Polysend, Dixton, Tirle and Bangrove. It was agreed to object to these. As it’s the hundredth anniversary of the First World War, we have put forward the surnames of soldiers from the village, who died in this war and are commemorated on the War Memorial.
Two new planning applications have been received (all plans can be viewed on the Borough Council website):
Land to the West of Willow Bank Road (14/00747/OUT)
Outline application for the erection of up to 53 dwellings and associated works including means of access.
25 Willow Bank Road Alderton (14/00771/FUL)
Rear single storey extension & vehicle parking to front.The following application received permission for development: West Barn, Lower Stanley Farm Barns,Gretton Fields (14/00442/FUL) - Retention of 2 no. conservation roof lights.
The following Appeal was dismissed:
Appeal against refusal of planning permission for Erection of a single storey dwelling on land at the 'Gardeners Arms', at Gardeners Arms, Beckford Road, (13/00858/FUL)
Inquiry held on 25, 26 and 27 March 2014
by Jessica Graham BA(Hons) PgDipL an Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
Decision date: 22 May 2014
Appeal Ref: APP/G1630/A/13/2209001
Land to the South of Beckford Road, Alderton, Tewkesbury
• The appeal is made under section 78 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 against a refusal to grant planning permission.
• The appeal is made by Charles Church Developments Ltd against the decision of Tewkesbury Borough Council.
• The application Ref 13/00114/FUL, dated 4 February 2013, was refused by notice dated 15 October 2013.
• The development proposed is 47 dwellings, site infrastructure, landscape buffer and access.
1. The appeal is allowed and planning permission is granted for 47 dwellings, site infrastructure, landscape buffer and access on Land to the South of Beckford Road, Alderton, Tewkesbury in accordance with the terms of the application, Ref 13/00114/FUL, dated 4 February 2013, subject to the 21 conditions set out in the Schedule attached to this Decision Letter.
The appeal is allowed and planning permission is granted for 47 dwellings, site infrastructure, landscape buffer and access on Land to the South of Beckford Road, Alderton, Tewkesbury in accordance with the terms of the application, Ref 13/00114/FUL, dated 4 February 2013. Residents will no doubt be a little upset over this decision, but should be proud of the achievements we have made and that many things mentioned by the Inspector give us points to build on in our defence against other development plans. It is now up to us to ensure the developers work with us on delivering many of the stipulated agreements on the Inspectors report.