Agenda and minutes

Planning Board - Thursday 10 August 2023 9.00 a.m.

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

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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)


There were no Declarations of Interest to report.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 20th July, 2023 pdf icon PDF 121 KB


Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 20th July, 2023, 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.


Site Visit - Outline application for the erection of up to 217 dwellinghouses including details of access at land off Shrogswood Road, Whiston for Ernest V. Waddington Ltd. (RB2022/0017) pdf icon PDF 268 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 the agenda report in lieu of 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 application:-


Mr. J. Martin (Objector)

Mr. P. Hunter (Objector)

Mr. A. Claxton (Objector)

Ms. E. Reynard (Objector)

Mrs. J. Sharp (Objector)

Mr. S. Sharp (Objector)

Councillor Griffin (Objector)

Mr. A. Stafford M.P. (Objector)


A statement was read out on behalf of Mr. C. Taylor (Objector) by Mr. J. Martin


(2)  That, with regards to application RB2022/0017:-


(a)   The Council enter into an Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for the purposes of securing the following:-


·              25% of the total number of dwellings are to be provided on site for affordable housing provision in accordance with the Council’s adopted Policy CS7’ Housing Mix and Affordability’.

·              Education contribution in line with the Council’s adopted formulae towards Listerdale Primary School.

·              Commuted sum of £500 per dwelling towards sustainable transport measures.

·              A maximum of £12,000 towards improvements to footpath link between points A and B on the attached plan should the claims application be successful.

·              A commuted sum of £57,989.83 to carry out improvements to Bus Stops 35016 (Bawtry Road/Sheepcote Road); 30879 (East Bawtry Road/ Wickersley Road) and 30263 (East Bawtry Road/Wickersley Road).

·              Formation of a Local Equipped Area of Play (LEAP) for older children prior the occupation of the 75th dwelling.

·              Formation of a Local Area of Play (LAP) and toddler play area prior to the occupation of the 150th dwelling.

·              A commuted sum of £6,000 towards improvements of the Barfield Avenue allotment site in Whiston.

·              Establishment of a Management Company to manage and maintain the areas of Greenspace, including the proposed LAP and LEAP.


(b) subject to the satisfactory signing 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.




There were no updates to report.


Date of next meeting


Resolved:-  That the next meeting of the Planning Board take place on Thursday, 31st August, 2023 at 9.00 a.m. at Rotherham Town Hall.