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Decisions made by Central planning committee – 12 February 2015

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The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s Central planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Thursday 12 February 2015.

Former Shelton Hospital, Somerby Drive, Shrewsbury, SY3 8DN (14/02402/FUL)

Conversion of former hospital building(s) and outbuildings into 158 apartments and houses to include some demolition; formation of parking areas, courtyards and community gardens; erection of 78 dwellings with associated garages and parking; provision of new vehicular access and alterations to existing vehicular access; provision of new bowling green, associated works and conversion of existing Estates Building to pavilion; to include the felling of some trees (Amended description following receipt of amended plans on 16 January 2015).  Decision: That planning permission be granted as per the officer’s recommendation, subject to:

  • A Section 106 legal agreement to secure:
  • Contribution towards education infrastructure.
  • On-site affordable dwellings (15) and a commuted sum towards off-site affordable dwellings (.6);
  • Contribution to provide, and agreement with Shropshire Council to let a contract for the construction of the replacement bowling green and lighting on a like-for-like basis prior to commencement of development on existing bowling green or cessation of right to use existing vehicular access and car park.
  • Agreement with applicant to convert the existing Estates Building to provide a replacement Bowling Pavilion in accordance with the timetable for the replacement bowling green.
  • Transfer of cricket ground to Shropshire Council, who will in turn transfer this on a long-term lease to Shelton Cricket Club; and

Subject to the Conditions set out in Appendix 1 to the report.

 

The Charles Darwin, Sutton Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6HN (14/05115/FUL)

Erection of Class A1 convenience store including ATM with dedicated external servicing, refuse and plant area, associated car parking and landscaping.  Decision: That planning permission be granted as per the officer’s recommendation, subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 to the report.
Land at Longden, Shrewsbury (14/00467/OUT)

Outline application (access for approval) for mixed residential development.  Decision: That this application be deferred to a future meeting to enable the following:

  • The tenants of the Longmynd View flats (Severnside Housing Association) to be consulted on the application;
  • Legal clarification to be sought and provided on the footpath/access walking link to Plealey Lane through the adjacent housing association garages site; and

For a Highways Development Control Officer to be in attendance.

Proposed residential development east of Wilcot Lane, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury (14/03259/OUT)

Outline application for proposed housing development (all matters reserved).  Decision: That planning permission be granted as per the officer’s recommendation, subject to:

  • A Section 106 Agreement to secure affordable housing in accordance with the prevailing rate current at the time of submission of Reserved Matters;
  • The Reserved Matters submission to include bungalows on the plots as shown on the illustrative site plan; and

The conditions set out in Appendix 1 to the report.

Mardol House, Shoplatch, Shrewsbury, SY1 1HS (15/00090/FUL)

Change of use from office space to student halls of residence to provide 85 units (large HMO Sui Generis use).  Decision: That planning permission be granted as per the officer’s recommendation, subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 to the report.
Hargreaves Farm, Halfway House, Shrewsbury, SY5 9DH (14/01802/FUL)

Installation of a 30m high wind turbine with control box and associated works.  Decision: That planning permission be granted as per the officer’s recommendation, subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 to the report.

For further information relating to the decisions go to our online planning register and search for the application by using the reference number or keyword.