Agenda and draft minutes

This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom and streamed live. The link for this can be found by clicking on the meeting date., Planning Committee - Wednesday, 7th October, 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: This will be a meeting held in line with The Local Authorities & Police & Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority & Police & Crime Panel Meetings) (England & Wales) Regulations 2020

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Items
No. Item

144.

Apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies.

 

The Senior Planning Lawyer reported that notification had been received of the following substitutions for this meeting only:

 

·         Councillor A Casson was replacing Councillor M Seymour

·         Councillor N Pepper was replacing Councillor J Tyrrell

·         Councillor P Redgate was replacing Councillor H Drury.

 

145.

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To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 2 September 2020   (copy enclosed). 

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 2 September 2020.

 

AGREED:

 

That the minutes be signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor Beal, Seconded by Councillor Gambba-Jones).

 

146.

Declaration of Interests.

(Where a Councillor has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest the Councillor must declare the interest to the meeting and leave the meeting without participating in any discussion or making a statement on the item, except where a Councillor is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of dispensation.)

Minutes:

There were none.

147.

Questions asked under the Council's Constitution (Standing Orders).

Minutes:

There were none.

148.

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Full application for proposed extension of Springfields Outlet Shopping & Leisure, to comprise demolition of the existing NFU Mutual offices and provision of comparison retail floorspace (Class A1), flexible retail and/or coffee shops/restaurants floorspace (Class A1/A3), access, revised car parking, landscaping and associated works at Springfields Outlet Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding (report of Development Manager enclosed).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H16-0104-20   Triton Property Fund

Full application for proposed extension of Springfields Outlet Shopping & Leisure to comprise demolition of the existing NFU Mutual offices and provision of comparison retail floorspace (Class A1), flexible retail and/or coffee shops/restaurants floorspace (Class A1/A3), access, revised car parking, landscaping and associated works at Springfields Outlet Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding.

 

Consideration was given to the report of the Development Manager upon which the above application was to be determined, including his recommendations, copies of which had previously been circulated to all members.

 

Members debated the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance.  The debate was not repeated here as Planning Committee meetings were webcast and could be viewed in full at www.sholland.gov.uk for a limited period of time following which the recording could be made available by request, in line with the Democratic Services Privacy Notice.

 

Oral representations were received in respect of the above application in accordance with the Council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings:

 

Supporter:     Jeremy Williams (Agent on behalf of Applicant)

 

Members were advised that by voting on this application they were confirming that by placing their vote they had heard:

 

  • Chairman’s introduction
  • Officer’s presentation
  • Ward Members address (if applicable)
  • Public Speaker(s) address (if applicable)
  • All members contributions to the debate
  • Officer’s responses

 

Name

For

Against

Abstain

Councillor Alcock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Avery

ü   

 

 

Councillor Beal

ü   

 

 

Councillor Bingham

ü   

 

 

Councillor Brewis

 

ü   

 

Councillor Coupland

ü   

 

 

Councillor Redgate (sub for Councillor Drury)

ü   

 

 

Councillor Gambba-Jones

ü   

 

 

Councillor Grocock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Lawton

ü   

 

 

Councillor Rudkin

ü   

 

 

Councillor Tennant

ü   

 

 

Councillor Casson (sub for Councillor Seymour)

ü   

 

 

Councillor Pepper (sub for Councillor Tyrrell)

ü   

 

 

Councillor Woolf

 

ü   

 

 

Councillor Brewis requested that his vote be recorded.

 

AGREED:

 

That permission be granted subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 agreement for the provision of an index-linked financial contribution of £200,000 towards Spalding Town Centre improvements, the appointment of a Springfields Media Co-ordinator, the provision of Spalding Town Centre publicity through Springfields Media and the provision of interactive information screens and those Conditions listed at Section 9.0 of the report subject to amending wording to conditions 14, 15 and 16 to include reference to servicing arrangements and details of the replacement wind turbines.

 

(Moved by Councillor Gambba-Jones, Seconded by Councillor Tennant)

149.

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To provide and update on recent Appeal Decisions (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Chairman informed the Committee that there were five appeal decisions, four of which were dismissed and one was allowed.

 

150.

Planning Updates.

Minutes:

There were none.

151.

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent.

 

 

Note:         No other business is permitted unless by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified in the minutes, the Chairman is of the opinion that the item(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency. 

Minutes:

There were none.