Agenda and draft minutes
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Apologies for absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Noel Brown.
Declarations of interest
Councillor Richard Newcombe declared he was a council representative on the Chilterns Conservation Board who had submitted an objection; however, Councillor Newcombe stated that he had not had any part in submitting the objection and was not prohibited from participating in considering the application. Councillor Newcombe also declared a personal interest as he was patient of the Wendover Health Centre which was part of the Westongrove Primary Care Network (PCN.
Councillor Carole Paternoster declared a personal interest as a patient of the Aston Clinton GP surgery which was also part of the Westongrove PCN.
Proposal: Outline planning application (with all matters reserved) for a mixed-use sustainable urban extension comprising: up to 3,000 dwellings and a 60 bed care home/extra care facility (Use Class C2/C3); provision of land for a Park and Ride site; a total of 6.90ha of employment land (comprising of up to 29,200 sq.m. B1c/B1/B2/B8 uses); provision of two primary schools (one 2 form entry and one 3 form entry); a mixed use local centre (3.75ha) with provision for a foodstore of up to 1,200 square metres (GFA), further retail (including a pharmacy), restaurant and café units, a doctor's surgery, gym, public house with letting rooms, professional services, multi-functional community space and a day nursery, and live work units; multi-functional green infrastructure (totalling 109.01 ha) including parkland, sports pitches, sports pavilions, children's play areas, mixed use games areas, including a skate park/BMX facility, informal open space, allotments, community orchards, landscaping; extensions to domestic gardens at Tamarisk Way (0.22ha); strategic flood defences and surface water attenuation; vehicular access points from New Road, Marroway, A413 Wendover Road and A41 Aston Clinton Road; a dualled Southern Link Road between A413 Wendover Road and A41 Aston Clinton Road and a strategic link road between the Southern Link Road and Marroway; internal roads, streets, lanes, squares, footpaths and cycleways and upgrades to Public Rights Of Ways (PRoWs); and car parking related to the above land uses, buildings and facilities.
A written statement was read out by the clerk on behalf of Councillor Mike Collins, Unitary Ward Member for Aston Clinton and Bierton.
Speaking as a Buckinghamshire councillor, Councillor Patricia Birchley.
Speaking as a representative of Weston Turville Parish Council, Councillor Martin Jarvis.
Speaking as objectors, Mr Phil Yerby and Mr John Oliver.
Speaking as the applicant, Mr Gary Tucker.
It was proposed by Councillor Carole Paternoster and seconded by Councillor Jonathan Waters and agreed unanimously at a vote that the application be approved as per the officer’s report.
That permission be deferred and delegated to the Director of Planning and Environment for approval subject to the satisfactory completion of a legal agreement to secure financial contributions towards provision of education facilities and off site sport and recreation facilities, off site farmland bird mitigation, on-site provision of land employment use, Park and Ride Facility, on-site provision of affordable housing (including review mechanisms), provision of custom build and care facility, design codes, provision of a temporary community facility, onsite provision of primary education facilities, on-site provision of a health centre (GP surgery) and/or provision of temporary services on site or within an existing nearby facility (if appropriate), provision and maintenance of public open space, recreation and play areas, rights- of-way provisions, on-and off-site highways contributions/ works/road infrastructure works, travel plans and sustainable transport measures (and/or financial contributions thereto), SUDS maintenance, public art, ecological mitigation, flood alleviation scheme and offer of garden extensions together with a phasing strategy and subject to conditions as considered appropriate by Officers, or if these are not achieved for the application to be refused. ... view the full minutes text for item 3.