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Visit of Inspection - Change of use of land to leisure resort including themed accommodation and glamping facilities; formation of access, circulation roads, car parking and landscaping; and erection of 2 themed hotels, 12 lodges, services buildings, community building, ecology centre, camp reception building, entrance feature, resort check in building, security hut and boundary fencing at land off Mansfield Road, Wales (RB2016/1454)

 

RB2016/1454           Page 10

RB2016/1455           Page 70

Minutes:

Before the formal meeting of the Planning Board, Members of the Board made a visit of inspection to the following site, the subject of two applications, with Ward Representative Councillor Taylor in attendance.

 

(a)  Change of use of land to leisure resort including themed accommodation and glamping facilities; formation of access, circulation roads, car parking and landscaping; and erection of 2 themed hotels, 12 lodges, services buildings, community building, ecology centre, camp reception building, entrance feature, resort check in building, security hut and boundary fencing at land off Mansfield Road, Wales (RB2016/1454)

 

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

 

Ms. J. Dalton (Applicant)

Mr. J. Lund (Supporter)

 

Mr. C. Savage (Objector) was unable to be in attendance, but his submission was read out on his behalf.

 

Resolved:- (1)  That the application be referred to the Secretary of State (National Planning Casework Unit) under the Town and Country Planning (Consultation)(Direction) 2009, being inappropriate development in the Green Belt.

 

(2)  That the applicant completes a Unilateral Undertaking under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for the purposes of securing the the linking of the two related planning applications (RB2016/1454 and RB2016/1455) by way of an agreed phasing plan.

 

(3)  That subject to the National Planning Casework Unit not calling in the application for determination, and to the satisfactory signing of the Unilateral Undertaking, planning permission be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the conditions set out in the submitted report.

 

(b)  Proposed theme park comprising of themed leisure facilities; indoor leisure attractions; a 40m observation tower; a pet resort; themed hotel, two main entrance buildings, facility building supporting restaurants/food outlets; ancillary retail facilities;, boundary fencing, new access; car parking and landscaping at land off Mansfield Road, Wales (RB2016/1455)

 

Resolved:- (1)  That the application be referred to the Secretary of State (National Planning Casework Unit) under the Town and Country Planning (Consultation)(Direction) 2009, being inappropriate development in the Green Belt and exceeding 5000sqm floorspace limit for retail, leisure or office use in an out of centre location.

 

(2)  That the applicant completes a Unilateral Undertaking under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for the purposes of securing the the linking of the two related planning applications (RB2016/1454 and RB2016/1455) by way of an agreed phasing plan.

 

(3)  That subject to the National Planning Casework Unit not calling in the application for determination, and to the satisfactory signing of the Unilateral Undertaking, planning permission be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the conditions set out in the submitted report and subject to an amendment to Condition No. 34 from:-

 

 “Prior to the development being brought into use a detailed landscape scheme (excluding those areas within the fenced off theme park) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.”

 

To:-

 

Prior to the development being brought into use a detailed landscape scheme (excluding those areas within the fenced off theme park, shown outlined in black on drawing number GV-TPASA-003 ) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

Following a request from a member of the public the Planning Board agreed that the vote for the applications be recorded as follows:-

 

Councillors Atkin, Andrews, Bird, Cutts, Elliott, Jarvis, Khan, Price, Sansome, John Turner, Tweed, Walsh and Whysall all in favour of the applications (unanimous decision).

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