Agenda and minutes

Planning Board - Thursday 9 June 2022 9.00 a.m.

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

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No. Item


Exclusion of the Press and Public


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


Matters of urgency


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)


There were no declarations of interest to report.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 19th May, 2022 pdf icon PDF 137 KB


Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 19th May, 2022, be approved as a correct record of the meeting.


Deferments/Site Visits pdf icon PDF 117 KB


There were no site visits or deferments recommended.


Development Proposals pdf icon PDF 7 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, a number of people attended the meeting and spoke about the following application:-


-               Demolition of existing buildings and erection of a foodstore (Use Class E) with associated access, parking, servicing areas & landscaping at former Maltby Fire Station and Library High Street Maltby for Lidl GB Ltd (RB2021/0288)


Mr. G. Rafferty (Applicant)


Reserved matters application comprising layout, scale, appearance, landscaping and access (vehicular, pedestrian and cycle) within the site, for the provision of employment floorspace (E(g)(ii) & (iii)/B2 and B8) including ancillary office space and associated infrastructure pursuant to outline planning permission RB2021/1506 at Land off Cumwell Lane Hellaby for Rotherham East Development Ltd (RB2021/2317)


Mr. D. Burn (Applicant)

Ms. S. Yates (Support of Applicant)

Mrs. A. Rowley (Objector)


(2)   That, applications RB2021/0288 and RB2021/2317 be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the relevant conditions listed in the submitted report.




The following update information was provided:-


(a)        Planning Application – Exploratory Drill and Associated Works – Dinnington Road, Woodsetts (RB2018/0918)


Further to Minute No. 28 of the meeting of the Planning Board held on 7th September, 2018, Planning Officers confirmed that following the Planning Inquiry and the Planning Inspectorate’s favourable recommendation to allow, the Secretary of State had since dismissed the appeal.  This was based on the impact on local residents and in relation to the acoustic fence on the openness of the green belt.


(b)        Planning Application – Exploratory Drill and Associated Works – Land adjacent to Common Road, Harthill (RB2017/805)


Further to Minute No. 61 of the meeting of the Planning Board held on 25th January, 2018 Planning Officers confirmed that despite the appeal being upheld in favour of the applicants, work had not started within three years so the permission had now lapsed.


Resolved:-  That the information be noted.


Date of next meeting

Thursday, 30th June, 2022, commencing at 9.00 a.m.


Resolved:-  That the next meeting of the Planning Board take place on Thursday, 30th June, 2022 at 9.00 a.m. at Rotherham Town Hall.