Agenda and decisions

Venue: Virtual

Contact: Graham Warrington  Tel: 07393 001211; E-Mail:  graham.warrington@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Link: video link to meeting

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments

Decision:

Councillor Ted Fenton (Councillor Charles Mathew)

Councillor Dan Sames (Councillor Judith Heathcoat)

 

2.

Declarations of Interest - see guidance note opposite

Decision:

Mention was made under Item 8 of sites in the Faringdon area. Councillor Heathcoat declared that the sites mentioned were in her division.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 376 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 8 March 2021 (PN3) and to receive information arising from them.

Decision:

Approved for publication

4.

Petitions and Public Address

This Planning & Regulation Committee will be held virtually in order to conform with current guidelines regarding social distancing. To facilitate new arrangements during the current situation we are asking that requests to speak are sent to graham.warrington@oxfordshire.gov.uk no later than 9am Tuesday 13 April 2021 together with a written statement of your presentation. The statement can, however, be provided at a later date but no later than 9 am 2 working days before the meeting (Thursday 15 March). That statement is made available to members of the Committee to ensure that if there are connection issues preventing your participation in the meeting then your views can still be considered.

 

Where a meeting is held virtually and the addressee is unable to participate remotely their written submission will be accepted. Written submissions should be no longer than 1 A4 sheet.

 

Decision:

Item 6 and 7

 

County Councillor Hannah Banfield

Malcolm Lawer (supported by Andy Shepley) for the applicants

 

Item 8

 

County Councillor Dr Pete Sudbury

Monika Gogol for the applicants

 

5.

Chairman's Updates

Decision:

None

 

The Chairman tanked the outgoing Chairman Councillor Jeannette Matelot for her work on the Committee and to members of the Committee past and present who were standing down as Councillor at the May elections.

6.

Widening and upgrading of existing site access onto Waterworks Road (Grimsbury Green) and highway improvement works to Waterworks Road/Grimsbury Green at Tarmac Asphalt and Concrete Batching Plant, Water Works Road, Hennef Way, Banbury, OX16 3JJ - Application No. MW.0011/21 pdf icon PDF 569 KB

Report by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure & Planning (PN6).

 

The report sets out the detail of an application seeking permission to widen and upgrade the existing site access onto the public highway at Grimsbury Green, including the provision of a new footpath into the site at the eastern side of the access, re-surfacing, and alterations to drainage. The proposals intend to segregate HGV movements from non-motorised users and to formalise the T-junction to prevent vehicle conflict and so that HGVs do not cut the corner. Existing palisade fencing would be relocated to the new boundary at the eastern edge of the access, although the western edge would remain unfenced. In addition to the works to the access, the application also proposes to fund the provision of a new 2m wide footway to the south of Grimsbury Green along with a central refuge crossing point.

 

It is RECOMMENDED that planning permission for application MW.0011/21 be approved subject to conditions to be determined by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure and Planning, to include those set out in Annex 1 to the report PN6.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved

7.

Tarmac Asphalt and Concrete Batching Plant, Water Works Road, Hennef Way, Banbury, OX16 3JJ pdf icon PDF 699 KB

MW.0012/21: Demolition of existing concrete batching plant and stock bays and provision of new permanent aggregate storage bay area and weighbridge and associated lorry turning area and widening of internal access road;

 

MW.0013/21: Provision of new relocated RMX concrete plant and associated works including reconfigured storage bay area, new weighbridge, expanded car parking area and new office/welfare facility; and

 

MW.0014/21: Provision of temporary stock-bay area and weighbridge to accommodate additional aggregate deliveries associated with construction of HS2.

 

Report by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure and Planning (PN7).

 

The report sets out three applications for the proposed redevelopment of Tarmac’s existing site in Banbury. The site forms part of an operational rail head which is used for the processing, storage and distribution of aggregate, concrete, and asphalt to the local construction industry. The railhead as a whole contains an operational asphalt plant, concrete batching plant, aggregate storage bays, areas of hardstanding and car parking, office, and associated infrastructure with a total operation land-take of around 2.8ha.

 

It is RECOMMENDED that planning permission for application MW.0012/21 be approved subject to no objection being received from the Lead Local Flood Authority and the Environment Agency, the applicant first entering into a routeing agreement and to conditions to be determined by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure and Planning, to include those set out in Annex 1 to the report PN7.

 

It is RECOMMENDED that planning permission for application MW.0013/21 be approved subject to no objection being received from the Lead Local Flood Authority and the Environment Agency, the applicant first entering into a routeing agreement and to conditions to be determined by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure and Planning, to include those set out in Annex 2 to the report PN7.

 

 

It is RECOMMENDED that planning permission for application MW.0014/21 be approved subject to, no objection being received from the Lead Local Flood Authority and the Environment Agency, the applicant first entering into a routeing agreement and to conditions to be determined by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure and Planning, to include those set out in Annex 3 to the report PN7

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

MW.0012/21

 

MW/0013/21

 

MW.0014/21

 

All approved subject to the following additional conditions:

 

·      Hours of HGV movements for each application Mon – Fri 7 am to 7pm and 7am – 1 pm Sat

·      348 vehicle movements – 174 in and 174 out

·      Air quality monitoring to be undertaken in appropriate places

 

8.

The use of the land at New Barn Farm quarry for the importation, handling and re-sale of aggregates at New Barn Farm, Cholsey, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 9HA - Application No. MW.0114/20: pdf icon PDF 641 KB

Report by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure and Planning (PN8).

 

The quarry has identified a need for the provision of a wider range of aggregate products within the local area and proposes to meet this demand by providing the local community with a wider range of aggregate products.  Planning permission is therefore being sought for the importation, handling and resale of 10,000tpa of aggregates within a small section of New Barn Farm Quarry. It is anticipated that 30% of the imported aggregates would be secondary and/or recycled and would largely comprise compost soil blend with the proportion of secondary and/or recycled aggregates is expected to increase as more supplies become available. 

 

Subject to a supplemental routeing agreement first being entered into planning permission MW.0114/20 be APPROVED subject to conditions to be determined by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure and Planning to include those set out in Annex 1 to the report PN8.

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved

9.

Relevant Development Plan and Other Policies pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Paper by the Assistant Director for Strategic Infrastructure and Planning (PN10).

 

The paper sets out policies in relation to Items 6, 7 and 8 and should be regarded as an Annex to each report.

 

Decision:

No decision required.