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Agenda and minutes

Planning Board
Thursday, 21st April, 2016 9.00 a.m.

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH

Contact: Debbie Pons, Principal Democratic Services Officer. 

No. Item


Town Hall


The Chairman wished to place on record his disappointment at the continued use of the temporary projector and asked that the position be remedied as soon as possible and before the next meeting.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 62 KB

(A form is attached and spares will be available at the meeting)


There were no Declarations of Interest to report.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 31st March, 2016 pdf icon PDF 31 KB


Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 31st March, 2016, be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chairman.


Deferments/Site Visits pdf icon PDF 26 KB


There were no site visits nor deferments recommended from the agenda.


Further to Minute No. 101(4) of the previous meeting Councillor Sansome queried the need for consultation on the location, with the community, Parish Council and Ward Councillors with regards to the provision of a replacement bus shelter on Vale Road, Thrybergh, as required under application RB2014/1282 relating to the residential development of the former Fullerton Public House site.


Planning Officers gave an undertaken that this consultation would take place.


Development Proposals pdf icon PDF 1 MB


Resolved:- (1) That, on the development proposals now considered, the requisite notices be issued and be made available on the Council’s website and that the time limits specified in Sections 91 and 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 apply.


In accordance with the right to speak procedure, the following people attended the meeting and spoke about the applications listed below:-


-              Outline application for the erection of up to 30 dwellinghouses with details of access at land at Ryton Road South Anston for South Street Capital (UK) Limited (RB2015/0472)


Mr. D. Staniland (Applicant)


-              Increase in roof height to form two storey dwelling house, including single storey side and rear extensions at 20 Manor Way, Todwick for Mrs. M. Brassington (RB2015/1421)


Mr. S. Wilkinson (Applicant)

Mr. L. Shepherd (Objector)

Mrs. L. Laurence spoke on behalf of Mr. D. Wainwright (Objector)

Mr. D. Clark (Objector)

Mr. D. Clark on behalf of Mr. I. Newbold (Objector)

Mrs. S. Jeffrey on behalf of Mrs. C. Booth (Objector)

Mrs. S. Jeffrey (Objector)

Mrs. E. Tame on behalf of Mrs. S. Marsh (Objector)

Mrs. E. Tame (Objector)

Councillor D. Beck (Objector)


Mrs. Padgett (Objector) submitted a statement in writing which was read out to the Board.


-              Display of various illuminated and non-illuminated signs at land at Bawtry Road, Bramley for Aldi Stores (RB2016/0109)


Mr. M. Taylor (Applicant)

Mr. P. Staley (Objector)

Mr. R. Foulds – on behalf of Bramley Parish Council (Objector)

Councillor S. Ellis (Objector)


-              Application to vary condition 02 (opening hours) imposed by RB2015/0901 (change of use to Class A (restaurants and cafés)) at Unit 6, Fern Court, Sunnyside for The Marmalade Hut Ltd. (RB2016/0241)


Mrs. A. Gamston (Applicant)

Mr. A. Tattersfield (Supporter)

Mr. L. Verona (Supporter)


D. H. Drury (Objector) did not wish to attend and submitted a statement in writing which was circulated to the Board.


(2) That applications RB2015/0472, RB2016/0109 and RB2016/0241 be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the relevant conditions listed in the submitted report.


(3) That the Planning Board declares that it is not in favour of application RB2015/1421 and that it be refused on the grounds that it considers that the proposed development would have an overbearing impact on the occupiers of neighbouring properties and reduce natural light to the rear garden areas, particularly of 22 Manor Way, Todwick. As such, the proposed development would be contrary to the advice contained in the National Planning Policy Framework.




The Planning Board were asked to consider proposed sites to visit as part of the Completed Developments Tour, which would most likely be scheduled during September, 2016.


Sites of interest were to be forwarded to the Planning Officer.


Date and Time of the Next Meeting


The Chairman drew attention to the forthcoming elections and suggested the next meeting, scheduled for Thursday, 12th May, 2016 be cancelled unless there were any particular items of urgency coming forward.


Resolved:-  That meeting scheduled for Thursday, 12th May, 2016 be cancelled.