Agenda and minutes

Planning Board - Thursday 13 October 2022 9.00 a.m.

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

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

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 22nd September, 2022 pdf icon PDF 200 KB


Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 22nd September, 2022, be approved as a correct record of the meeting.


Deferments/Site Visits pdf icon PDF 117 KB


There were no deferments or site visits recommended.


Development Proposal - Erection of 151 No. dwellinghouses and associated infrastructure at land South of Lodge Lane Dinnington for Barratt and David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West (RB2020/2048) pdf icon PDF 6 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 application:-


Mr. M. Sheppard (Agent – on behalf of the Applicant)

Councillor S. Castledine-Dack (Objector)

Mrs. M. P. Smith (Objector)

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


(2)  That, with regards to application RB2020/2048:-


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


·              30 Affordable Housing Units on site (20% of total).

·              A commuted sum of £313,242.50 towards SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) / SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) provision in Dinnington.

·              A commuted sum of £76,000 towards sustainable travel encouragement.

·              A commuted sum of £30,000 towards a Rotherham wide Playing Pitch Strategy.

·              A commuted sum of £663,000 towards improvements to sport facilities for the local community in the Dinnington area, at Dinnington High School and/or Dinnington Rugby Club and / or in accordance with the outcomes of a Planning Pitch Strategy.

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


(b)             Consequent upon the satisfactory signing of such an agreement the Council resolves to grant permission for the proposed development subject to the reasons for grant and conditions listed in the submitted report and the decision of the Planning Casework Unit.




There were no updates to report.


Date of next meeting


Resolved:-  That the next meeting of the Planning Board take place on Thursday, 3rd November, 2022 at 9.00 a.m. at Rotherham Town Hall.