Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Board - Thursday 14 October 2021 9.00 a.m.

Venue: Council Chamber - Rotherham Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2TH. View directions

Contact: Debbie Pons, Governance Adviser  The webcast can be viewed at

No. Item




There were no items on the agenda to warrant exclusion of the press and public.




There were no matters of urgency for consideration.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 280 KB

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


Councillor Castledine-Dack declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in application RB2021/1540 (erection of 197 No. dwellinghouses and associated works at land off Chapel Way/Lambrell Avenue, Kiveton Park for Strata Homes) on the grounds that her employer, Alexander Stafford M.P., had submitted a objection and had requested his written statement be read out at the meeting. 


Councillor Castledine-Dack left the room during consideration of this application.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 23rd September, 2021 pdf icon PDF 119 KB


Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 23rd September, 2021, be approved as a correct record of the meeting.


Deferments/Site Visits pdf icon PDF 116 KB


There were no site visits recommended.


Development Proposals pdf icon PDF 5 KB

Additional documents:


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 following application:-


-             Erection of 197 No. dwellinghouses with access, landscaping & associated works at land off Chapel Way/ Lambrell Avenue Kiveton Park for Strata Homes (RB2021/1540)


Ms. C. Linley (Applicant)

Councillor D. Beck (Objector)

A statement was also read out on behalf of Alexander Stafford, M.P. (Objector)


(2)  That, with regards to application RB2021/1540:-


(a)   subject to a legal agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for the purposes of securing the following:-


·            43 Affordable Housing Units on site.

·            A commuted sum of £384,422, towards Secondary/SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) and SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) education provision in the area.

·            A commuted sum of £98,500 towards sustainable travel encouragement.

·            Financial contribution of £30,000 to enable improvements to children’s play area at the Parish Council recreation ground off Wales Road.

·            Establishment of a Management Company to manage and maintain the areas of Greenspace on site.


(b) subject to the satisfactory securing of such an agreement, the Council resolves to grant planning permission for the proposed development subject to the reasons for grant and conditions listed in the submitted report.




The following update information was provided:-


(a)       Public Inquiry


The Head of Planning confirmed the scheduled dates from the 9th–19th  November for the virtual public inquiry following the refusal of planning permission and subsequent appeal for the erection of 116 No. dwellinghouses, landscaping, public open space and associated infrastructure at the Pitches Sports Club, Wickersley Road, Broom for Newett Homes Limited (RB2019/0539).


The Head of Planning would share the proposed schedule with Members of the Planning Board once it was known and invited Members to join and observe the public inquiry proceedings.


Date of next meeting


Resolved:-  That the next meeting of the Planning Board take place on Thursday, 4th November, 2021 at 9.00 a.m. at Rotherham Town Hall.