How and why I voted at planning 07.04.14

Why I voted as I did planning meeting 07.04.2014

Development: Hagthorn Farm, Chobham 2013/0003
Planners Recommendations: defer and delegate
Issues of Contention: none really except this development would not be approved were it not for the destruction of the industrial buildings
How I voted: for, carried 13-2
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: The Sun, 45 High Street Chobham 2014/0181; both items considered at the same time
Planners Recommendations: grant permission
Issues of Contention: height and fit with the buildings on the High Street
How I voted: for, matter carried by 13-2
Why: no reason not to, and it is very run down and needs refurbishment

Development: 67a Frimley Road
Planners Recommendations: refuse 2014/0125
Issues of Contention: change of use issue, but also the parking issues and road traffic
How I voted: for refusal, matter refused by 13-2
Why: just not sufficient parking

Development: Pembroke House 2013/0962
Planners Recommendations: refuse
Issues of Contention: none, bad design
How I voted: for refusal, matter refused unanimously
Why: no reason not to, pretty straightforward, this was one ugly design…

Development: Burrow Hill Nurseries 2013/0786
Planners Recommendations: approve
Issues of Contention: none
How I voted: for, unanimous
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: 92 Coleford Bridge Road 2014/0097
Planners Recommendations: grant
Issues of Contention: none from the planners
How I voted: for, matter carried unanimously
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: Windlebrook House, Bagshot 2013/0710
Planners Recommendations: grant permission, change of use
Issues of Contention: none
How I voted: for, matter carried 13-2
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: land east of 220 Mytchett Road 2014/0107
Planners Recommendations: defer and delegate, changed to grant
Issues of Contention: none
How I voted: for, carried 14-0-1
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: Maywood St. John, Maywood Dr. 2013/0259
Planners Recommendations: Grant
Issues of Contention: structural road issues
How I voted: for with the considerations in the report, matter carried 10-5
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: Wessex House 2013/0965
Planners Recommendations: defer and delegate
Issues of Contention: none
How I voted: for, matter carried 14-1
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: 79 Guildford Rd. Bagshot 2014/0202
Planners Recommendations: refuse
Issues of Contention: owner wants the caravans to be considered as affordable housing, does not meet most of the planning requirements we know of
How I voted: refuse, matter refused by 14-1
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: Heatherhurst Grange 2014/0182
Planners Recommendations: refuse
Issues of Contention: only technical ones regarding the greenbelt…
How I voted: for overriding the refusal, unanimous
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development: 113 Frimley Rd. 2013/0879
Planners Recommendations: refuse
Issues of Contention: extraction fan system
How I voted: for refusal, unanimous
Why: Makes sense…

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