Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 1.00 pm

Venue: Ballroom - Guildhall Arts Centre, St. Peter's Hill, Grantham. NG31 6PZ. View directions

Contact: Jo Toomey 

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    The Chief Executive to notify the Committee of any substitute members



    The Committee was notified that under Regulation 13 of the Local Government (Committees and Political Groups) Regulations 1990, notice had been received appointing: Councillor Robins for Councillor Brenda Sumner and Councillor Morgan for Councillor Dilks.


Apologies for absence

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    Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Kaberry-Brown and Wood.


Disclosure of interests

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    Members are asked to disclose any interests in matters for consideration at the meeting



    No interests were disclosed.



Minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

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    The minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2019 were agreed as a correct record.


Application S14/2169 pdf icon PDF 697 KB

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    Additional documents:



    Proposal:   Application for outline planning permission to develop the site as a mixed-use urban extension comprising: up to 3,700 dwellings including sheltered housing for the elderly and extra care accommodation in Class C2. Up to 110,000 sq m of employment space within use classes B1, B2 and B8. B1 30%, B2 35%, B8 35%. Educational facilities including a primary school and a secondary school. A local centre up to 8,000sq m including use classes A1 shops, A2 financial and professional offices, A3 restaurant, A4 public house, A5 takeaway, B1 police room, D1 health centre and creche, D2 community hall and gym. Associated open space, playing fields and changing rooms, children’s play areas, allotments, woodlands, wildlife habitat areas and sustainable urban drainage system. Roads, footpaths, cycleways, car and cycle parking. Utility services including electricity substations and pumping stations (ALL MATTERS RESERVED)


    Location:   Land south of Grantham


    Decision:   That the approval of the application be delegated to the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Development Management Committee in consultation with the Head of Development Management and the Director for Growth and the Cabinet Members with responsibility for growth, housing and finance for the reasons set out in the case officer’s report and subject to:


    i)       The conditions set out in Appendix 5 of the case officer’s report and amended during the meeting (the final wording being delegated to the Head of Development Management following consultation with the Chairman or the Vice-Chairman of the Development Management Committee)


    ii)      Completion of a Section 106 Agreement to secure the requirements set out in Appendix 4 to the case officer’s report within a period not exceeding 6 months of the date of this meeting and the Head of Development Management, after consultation with the Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Development Management Committee, considers that there are no extenuating circumstances which would justify an extension (or further extension) of time, the Head of Growth be authorised to refuse the application on the basis that the necessary infrastructure or community contributions essential to make the development acceptable have not been forthcoming


    Noting comments made during the public speaking session by:




    Londonthorpe & Harrowby Without Parish Council

    Peter Armstrong (Clerk)


    Andrew Russell-Wilks

    Applicant/Applicant’s Agent

    William Lee


    Together with:


    • Comments from the SKDC Environmental Statement Assessment Consultant
    • Comments from the SKDC Landscape Consultant
    • No objection and comments from the Woodland Trust
    • No objection and comments from Historic England
    • No objection from Heritage Lincolnshire subject to appropriate mitigation
    • No objection from the SKDC Conservation Officer
    • No objection and comments from the National Trust
    • Comments and no objection from the Environment Agency subject to appropriate conditions
    • No objection from Anglian Water subject to conditions
    • No objection from the Upper Witham Internal Drainage Board
    • Comments and no objection from Lincolnshire County Council Highways subject to conditions and requirements to be incorporated within the Section 106 Agreement
    • Comments from Highways England
    • Comments from the traffic consultant commissioned by SKDC
    • Comments from the SKDC Air Quality Consultant
    • Comments from the SKDC Noise Consultant
    • Comments from Natural  ...  view the full minutes text for item 64.


Close of meeting

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    The meeting was closed at 16:09.