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OUT/MAL/19/00741 - Land at Broad Street Green Road, Maypole Road and Langford Road, Great Totham / Heybridge, Essex

Meeting: 19/09/2019 - District Planning Committee (Item 408)

408 OUT/MAL/19/00741 - Land at Broad Street Green Road, Maypole Road and Langford Road, Great Totham / Heybridge, Essex pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report of the Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance, (copy enclosed, Members’ Update to be circulated)*.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Application Number

OUT/MAL/19/00741

Location

Land At Broad Street Green Road, Maypole Road And Langford Road Great Totham / Heybridge Essex

Proposal

Part outline/part detailed (hybrid) application for mixed use development including:

(i) Residential development (Use Class C3) for up to 1138 dwellings including 30% as affordable housing (Outline)

(ii) Residential Care for up to 120 beds (Use Class C2) (Outline)

(iii) "Neighbourhood" uses which may include retail, commercial, and community uses (Use Classes A1 and/or A2 and/or A3 and/or A4 and/or A5 and/or D1a and/or D1b) (Outline)

(iv) Primary school and early years childcare facility (Use Class D1c) (Outline)

(v) A relief road between Broad Street Green Road and Langford Road (Detailed element)

(vi) Formal and informal open space (including any associated sports pavilion/clubhouse) (Use Class D2e) (Outline);

(vii) Construction of initial gas and electricity sub-stations (Detailed); and

(Viii) All associated amenity space, landscaping, parking, servicing, utilities (other than as listed in item (vii) above), footpath and cycle links, on-site drainage, and infrastructure works (Outline).

Applicant

Countryside Properties & EC, MA & DC Watson & KL Watson-Knee

Agent

Mr Kevin Coleman - Phase 2 Planning & Development Ltd

Target Decision Date

26 September 2019

Case Officer

Matt Leigh

Parish

Great Totham, Heybridge, Langford and Ulting

Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Environmental Impact Assessment

Strategic site within the strategic submitted Local Development Plan

Major Application

 

In accordance with Procedure Rule No. 13 (3) Councillor C Morris requested that all votes in relation to this application be recorded.  This was duly seconded.

 

It was noted from the Members’ Update that further consultation responses and letters of representation had been received.  In response to the consultation response from the Essex County Council Sustainable Drainage Systems Team proposed conditions 10 and 11 had been updated.

 

During her presentation of the report, the Principle Planning Officer referred to the recent decision by the Council no to defend the reason for refusal relating to a previous planning application on this site and drew Members’ attention to the additional information submitted as part of this scheme. 

 

At this point the Chairman moved the Officers’ recommendation as set out in the report with amended conditions as set out in the Members’ Update.  This was duly seconded.

 

The Chairman reminded Members that this was a hybrid scheme and drew their attention to page 17 of the report which highlighted the development proposal and the eight parts relating to it.

 

Following the Officers’ presentation an objector, Mr Salmon, Councillor S Burwood on behalf of Heybridge Parish Council and the Agent, Mr K Coleman addressed the Committee.

 

Prior to debate by Members, the Chairman referred to page 27 of the report and in particular the changes this application proposed in comparison to the previously refused application.

 

A lengthy debate ensued during which a number of Members commented on the application and raising a number of questions.  During the debate Members were reminded that they had to determine the application before them and not any additional matters.  In response to questions raised, the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 408