Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 8th June, 2023 2.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford

No. Item


Declarations of Interest

a) Under the Code of Conduct


b) Under the Planning Code


Councillor T Wells as the Ward Councillor for Keyworth and Wolds declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 23/00007/TORDER and would not take part in the discussion and vote for this item.


Councillor C Thomas as the previous Ward Councillor for this application declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 22/01468/REM and would not take part in the discussion and vote for this item.


It was noted that the Local Government Boundary Commission for England had recently made changes to some of the ward boundaries within Rushcliffe and consequently this application has moved from Leake ward to Soar Valley Ward.




Minutes of the Meeting held on 9 March 2023 pdf icon PDF 380 KB


The Minutes of the meeting held on 9 March 2023 were approved as a true record and were signed by the Chair.


Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 393 KB

The report of the Director for Development and Economic Growth

Additional documents:


The Committee considered the written report of the Director – Development and Economic Growth relating to the following applications, which had been circulated previously.


Councillor T Wells removed himself from the Committee and did not contribute to the discussion or vote on the following application.


23/00007/TORDER – Stanton on the Wolds No1 Tree Order – Stanton on the Wolds Golf Club


It was RECOMMENDED that the Stanton on the Wolds No.1 Tree Preservation Order 2023 be confirmed without modification.


Councillor T Wells re-joined the meeting


22/01468/REM - Application for matters reserved under permission 19/01871/VAR to seek approval for access, appearance, landscaping, layout, and scale of commercial development - Land at former RAF Newton, Wellington Avenue, Newton, Nottinghamshire




Additional representations were received after the agenda was published and these were circulated to the Committee before the meeting. In accordance with the Council’s Public Speaking Protocol for Planning Committee, Ms M Goulder (Objector and Chair of Parish Council) and Councillor D Soloman (Ward Councillor) addressed the Committee.




Members of the Committee expressed their concerns in respect of HGV’s accessing the village via Wellington Avenue and the impact of extra traffic on the amenities of residents in the village and requested whether an additional condition could be added to prevent all vehicles exiting the site from turning right into the village. Members commented on the requirement to widen Newton Lane to accommodate the increased usage of HGV’s. Members also commented on the size of the building and whether the applicant could be encouraged to apply solar panels to support the Council’s environmental objectives.






1.               The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following drawing numbers:


          21677-0310-P-08 Site Arrangement Plan

          21677-0311-P-03 Building Arrangement Plan

          21677-0312-P-04 Site Levels Plan

          21677-0313-P-04 Building Elevations

          21677-0314-P-03 Hard Surfaces Plan

          21677-0315-P-02 Boundary Plan

          21677-0316-P-01 Bin Store

          21677-0317-P-01 Cycle Stores

          21677-0319-P-01 Contractors Compound

          RAFNTRP – May 23 Tree Retention and Protection Plan

          974 01 D Landscape Masterplan

          974 02 D Landscape Softworks Plan

          2273 48A HGV and Car Park Access.


[For the avoidance of doubt; and to comply with Policy 1 (Development Requirements) of the Rushcliffe Local Plan Part 2: Land and Planning Policies and Policy 10 (Design and Enhancing Local Identity) of the Rushcliffe Local Plan Part 1: Core Strategy].


2.               The materials, as specified on drawing number 21677-0313 Revision P-04shall be used for the external walls and roof of the building hereby approved.   However, before the building proceeds above foundation level details of the colour, textures and finishes of the materials shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  Thereafter the development shall be undertaken in accordance with the materials as approved.  If any alternative materials are proposed to be used, prior to the building affected advancing beyond foundation level, details of any alternative facing and roofing materials to be used on  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.


Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 233 KB

The report of the Director for Development and Economic Growth

Additional documents:


The Committee noted the Planning Appeal Decisions report which had been circulated with the agenda.