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Agenda item

20/01543/FUL - Glenesk Rollestone Road Shrewton SP3 4HG

To build a granny annex at the rear of the site address


Public Participation

Hazel Burns and Martin Walker provided a statement in objection.

Mr and Mrs Lashmore-Searson provided a statement in support.

Shrewton Parish Council provided a statement in objection.


The Development Management Team Leader, Adam Madge, presented a report on the application for a detached annexe ancillary to a main dwelling. Key issues included the principle of the application, scale and design, and impact on the character and appearance of the area, and matters of residential amenity.


The Committee then had the opportunity to ask technical questions of officers. Details were sought on the dimensions and siting of the proposed annexe, and in response to queries it was stated that the proposed build was slightly in excess of what would be allowed through permitted development rights without planning permission.


In accordance with the procedure for virtual meetings public statements were then read out by the Democratic Services Officer, as detailed above, which were included in Agenda Supplement 1 along with the committee presentation.


The Local Unitary Member, Councillor Kevin Daley, then spoke in objection to the application.


The Committee then debated the application. It was confirmed that the case officer had visited the site, and Members debated the impact of the proposed annex, its scale, and location.


On the motion of Councillor Fred Westmoreland, seconded by Councillor Mike Hewitt, at the conclusion of debate and with each member present and voting for the item confirming they had heard and could access all relevant visual materials, it was,




To approve permission subject to the following conditions:


1.     The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.


REASON: To comply with the provisions of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.


2.     The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:


Application Form & Certificate Received 25February 2020

Revised Proposed Elevations DWG 38/EL Received 20April 2020

Block Plan Received 25February 2020

Floor Plans DWG 38/FP Received 25February 2020

REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.



Before the development hereby permitted is first brought into use the window in the Rear elevation (serving the shower room) shall be glazed with obscure glass and be top opening only. The window shall be maintained as such in perpetuity.


REASON: In the interests of residential amenity and privacy.


4.     The outbuilding hereby permitted shall not be occupied at any time other than for purposes ancillary to the residential use of the main dwelling, known as Glen Esk and it shall remain within the same planning unit as the main dwelling.


REASON: The additional accommodation is sited in a position where the Local Planning Authority, having regard to the reasonable standards of residential amenity, access, and planning policies pertaining to the area, would not permit a wholly separate dwelling.


Councillors Brian Dalton and Christopher Devine were not present for the entirety of the item, and therefore did not participate or vote on the item.

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