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Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Hewson.


To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 4 November 2015. pdf icon PDF 143 KB




That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.


Declaration of Interests


The Chair, on behalf of all members of the Committee, declared a non-pecuniary interest in application number 2015/1228 as the site is in the ownership of Gedling Borough Council.


Gedling Access Road Update

Report of the Service Manager, Planning.


The Service Manager, Planning, provided Members with an update as to the progress of the Gedling Access Road development, including the amended phasing of work.




To note the information.


Application No. 2015/1228- Gedling Country Park, Spring Lane, Gedling, Nottinghamshire. pdf icon PDF 243 KB


To allow the installation of a climbing unit in the junior play area at Gedling Country Park.


RESOLVED to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION, subject to the following conditions:


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

2.       The development shall be undertaken in accordance with the details as set out within the application forms received on the 12th October 2015, the Design and Access Statement received on the 12th October 2015 and the plans received on the 12th October 2015.

3.       Before development is commenced there shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Borough Council as Local Planning Authority precise details of the proposed climbing unit, including full dimensions of the unit together with a scaled plan showing the precise siting of the unit within the junior play area. Once these details are approved the development shall be undertaken in accordance with these details unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Borough Council as Local Planning Authority.


1.       In order to comply with Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

2.       For the avoidance of doubt.

3.       To ensure the scale, design and the siting are the unit is satisfactory, in accordance with the aims of Policy ENV1 of the Gedling Borough Replacement Local Plan (Certain Saved Policies) 2014.

Reasons for Decision

In the opinion of the Borough Council the proposed development would help facilitate a use that would enhance recreational opportunities within the Borough and would not unduly impact upon the amenity of local residents, the visual amenity or character of the area. The proposal therefore accords with the National Planning Policy Framework (2012) and policies ENV1, R1 or R2 of the Gedling Borough Replacement Local Plan (Saved Policies 2014) and the Aligned Core Strategy.



Notes to Applicant

The proposed development lies within a coal mining area which may contain unrecorded coal mining related hazards. If any coal mining feature is encountered during development, this should be reported immediately to The Coal Authority on 0845 762   6848. Further information is also available on The Coal Authority website at specific summary information on past, current and future coal mining activity can be obtained from The Coal Authority's Property Search Service on 0845 762 6848 or at

Planning Statement - The Borough Council has worked positively and proactively with the applicant in accordance with paragraphs 186 to 187 of the National Planning Policy Framework. During the processing of the application there were no problems for which the Local Planning Authority had to seek a solution in relation to this application.




Appeal Decision- 29 Main Road, Ravenshead. pdf icon PDF 80 KB


Conversion of existing garage to a dwelling.




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Planning Delegation Panel Action Sheets pdf icon PDF 57 KB




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Future Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 93 KB




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Any other items which the Chair considers urgent.




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