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Venue: Meeting Room A, Blackburn Town Hall

Contact: Democratic Services 

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86.

Welcome and Apologies

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

 

There were no apologies received.

 

87.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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RESOLVED – That the minutes of the previous meeting held on 16th January 2020 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

88.

Declaration of Interest pdf icon PDF 13 KB

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There were no Declarations of Interest Received.

89.

Planning Applications for Determination pdf icon PDF 153 KB

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The Committee considered reports of the Director of Growth and Development detailing the planning application.

 

In considering the applications, the Committee took into account representations or submissions provided by individuals with the Officers answering points raised during discussion thereon.

 

89.1

Planning Application 10/18/1149 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Applicant – Barnfield Blackburn Ltd

Location and Proposed Development – Land at Greenbank Terrace and Milking Lane, Darwen, BB3 0RN

Hybrid Planning Application - Full planning permission - new link road and access points; Outline planning permission with all matters reserved (with all matters reserved except for access) for a mixed use development comprising a maximum of the following: 100 dwellings (C3), 9,000m2 of employment use and careers hub (B1/B2/B8/D1), and associated ancillary works.

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report and in the Update Report. 

 

89.2

Planning Application 10/19/0807 pdf icon PDF 857 KB

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Speaker – Cllr Julie Slater

Applicant – Mr A Shorrocks

Location and Proposed Development – Vacant land off Victoria Buildings, Waterside, Darwen.

Full Planning Application for; residential redevelopment of 10 No. detached dwellings including access and associated landscaping.

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report and a Section 106 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990, relating to the payment of £39,060; broken down as follows:

  1. £2,500 per unit towards provision of affordable housing in the borough.
  2. £1406 per unit towards Green Infrastructure in the area (details of where to be spent to be confirmed).

 

Should the Section 106 agreement not be completed within 6 months of the date of the planning application being received, the Director of Growth and Development will have delegated powers to refuse the application.

 

89.3

Planning Application 10/19/1062 pdf icon PDF 861 KB

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Speakers – Sophie Roberts (The Agent)

        Stuart Fairbrother (Objector)

 

Applicant – Great Places Housing Group

Location and Proposed Development – Land at Bowen Street Blackburn BB2 2RL

Full Planning Application for Erection of 24 No. new build dwellings

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report and in Update Report.

 

89.4

Planning Application 10/19/1081 pdf icon PDF 848 KB

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Speakers – Graham Trewella (Agent)

        Cllr Julie Daley (In Support)

                   Lukman Patel (Objector)

 

Applicant – Westholme School

Location and Proposed Development - Westholme School, Wilmar Lodge, Meins Road, Blackburn, BB2 6QU.

Full Planning Application for Conversion and extension of existing buildings to form a new teaching block together with improvements at existing parking areas.

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations

RESOLVED

Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Directors Report and in the Update Report.

And the application is to be referred to the The Secretary of State for Communites and Local Government (“the Secretary of State”) under The Town And Country Planning (Consultation) (England) Director 2009 as the whether the application can be determined by the local planning authority or is to be “called-in”.

 

89.5

Planning Application 10/19/1100 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Speakers– Ryan Grant (Agent)

                    Cllr Julie Slater

Applicant – Brian Newman

Location and Proposed Development          Land adjacent to Horrobin Fold Turton Bolton BL7 0HL

Full Planning Application for Demolition of existing outbuildings and erection of a detached eco-home with associated parking, landscaping, garden area and attached single garage

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report

 

89.6

Planning Application 10/19/1145 pdf icon PDF 418 KB

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Speaker – Mr Niall Mellon (Agent)

Applicant – Seddon Construction Ltd

Location and Propose Development –Land at Shakespeare Way Blackburn BB2 2LY

Full Planning Application (Regulation 4) for; erection of 56 no. dwellings, open space and associated works. Site address: Land at Shakespeare Way Blackburn BB2 2LY

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report and Update Report

 

89.7

Planning Application 10/19/1232 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

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Speaker – Anne Kirkpatrick (Objector)

Applicant – Mr A Hussain

Location and Proposed Development – 32 Eden Park, Blackburn, BB2 7HJ

Full Planning Application (Retrospective) for Retention of increased size of ground floor bay window and first floor balcony to rear

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report, plus additional condition relating to a landscaping scheme along the party boundary with No.21 The Pastures to be submitted within 3 months of the decision date The agreed scheme shall be implemented during the next first available planting season.

90.

Diversion of Public Footpath 30 Darwen pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A report was submitted to seek approval for a public path order under the Highways Act 1980, Section 119 to divert part of public footpath 30 Darwen, at Prospect Avenue.

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council (PROW) is continually reviewing the definitive map to correct errors and maintain the rights of the public to use the network. The route of footpath 30 is currently meanders over a highway verge, though the junction of Prospect Avenue and Avondale Road, through a number of properties around 7 Prospect Avenue and stops in the middle of the junction of Carley Street and Osborne Terrace. This route is not safe or commodious for the highway users.

RESOLVED – To Promote the Order for a Public Path Order under Highways Act 1980, Section 119 to divert the public footpath.