Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 12th October, 2023 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Tracey Coop  0115 9148277

No. Item


Declarations of Interest


Councillor Parekh declared a non-pecuniary interest as Ward Councillor in application 23/01403/FUL and would remove herself from the discussion and vote for this item.


Minutes of the Meeting held on 14 September 2023 pdf icon PDF 336 KB


The minutes of the meeting held on 14 September 2023 were approved as a true record and were signed by the Chair.


Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 388 KB

The report of the Director – 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.


23/00063/TORDER – To the West Bridgford No.1 Tree Preservation Order 2023- 42 Wilford Lane, West Bridgford, NG2 7RL




It was RESOLVED that the West Bridgford No.1 Tree Preservation Order 2023 be confirmed without modification.


Councillor Parekh removed herself from the Committee and did not contribute to the discussion or vote on the following application.


23/01403/FUL - Construction of new single storey detached community centre, bin store, parking, access with gates and associated external works - Edwalton Community Centre Land Southwest of Cornelia Grove Edwalton Nottinghamshire




In accordance with the Council’s Public Speaking Protocol for Planning Committee, Councillor H Parekh (Ward Councillor) addressed the Committee.




Members of the Committee discussed the environmental aspects of the application and asked for Advisory Notes to be added for the following aspects of the development; for the flood lights to have solar panels; that the cycle park area be covered; for the car park area to include electronic vehicle charging points; that as part of the landscaping (Condition 6) that any hardstanding be permeable and that the landscaping include green planting and some shade.






1.    The development must be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.


[To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as amended by the Planning & Compulsory Purchase Act 2004].


2.    The development hereby permitted must be carried out strictly in accordance with the following approved plan(s)/drawings/documents:


  • G_1208_01 – Site Location Plan – received 21st July 2023
  • G_1208_02 – Block Plan – received 24th July 2023
  • G/1208_03  - Proposed Floor Plan received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_04 – Proposed North Elevation received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_05 – Proposed South Elevation received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_06 – Proposed East Elevation received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_07 – Proposed West Elevation received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_08 Proposed Roof Plan received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_09 – Proposed Bin Store received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_10 – Landscaping Schemereceived 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_11  - Section Plan received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_12 Proposed underground drainage received 21st July 2023
  • G/1208_14 Hardstanding Planreceived 21st July 2023.


[For the avoidance of doubt having regard to Policy 10 of the Rushcliffe Local Plan Part 1: Core Strategy (2014) and Policy 1 of the Rushcliffe Local Plan Part 2: Land and Planning Policies (2019).]


3.    Prior to the development hereby permitted being constructed above DPC, details of the proposed external finished materials, including walling, soffits and fascia’s, rainwater goods, windows and roofing materials shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority and only those materials shall be used in the construction  ...  view the full minutes text for item 18.


Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 218 KB

The report of the Director – Development and Economic Growth


The Committee noted the Planning Appeals Decision report which had been circulated with the agenda.


The Planning Manager Development referred to application 22/01972/HYBRID at Landmere Lane for erection of a drive-thru coffee shop with associated access and parking and noted that the Planning Inspectorate had upheld the Council’s decision at appeal.