PTC January 2019 Minutes

Deeping St James Parish Council

The Institute, 38 Church Street, Deeping St James, Peterborough PE6 8HD E-mail:

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Parish Clerk: Julie Fortnum


Minutes of The Planning & Transport Committee meeting held on 24 January 2019 at 7:00pm at The Institute.

Present: Councillors Blessett, Gilbert, Hardy, Pelling, Shinkins-Hoppe, Green, Hosking and Bowell.

Assistant Clerk


54.19 To receive apologies of absence.

Apologies were received from Councillor Halls


55.19 To receive declarations of interest, if any.

Item 51.19, S18/2369 – Councillor Shinkins-Hoppe


56.19 To agree the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 13 December 2018

Minutes agreed by all and signed by Councillor Blessett


57.19 To receive reports from the clerk, on Matters Arising not covered elsewhere on the agenda and a report on Planning Matters affecting Deeping St James from any District Council Members present. Notification received from SKDC that Mr Branch has appealed to the Secretary of State against the Council’s refusal of planning application S18/1095, Land to the rear of 34 & 36 Park Road, DSJ - erection of 3 x bungalows and garages.(reference - APP/E2530/W/18/3217182) Planning application S18/2003/PSLET, 21 Village, Streets, Frognall – Erection of single storey side and rear extensions and detached garage, was reported to SKDC Development Management Committee on 15 January 2019. A notification was received from SKDC informing that if anyone wishes to speak at this committee they should inform Development Management at least 24 hours prior to its start.

Notification by email received from Peterborough City Council informing that the proposed main modifications are being published for a 6 week consultation period from 10 January to 20 February 2019 - Noted


58.19 To receive and consider the following planning applications and put forward recommendations to the next Council Meeting or make decisions in accordance with the Committee’s delegated powers:


Miss Fialkowski 93 Horsegate, DSJ

Erection of a single storey rear extension Approved under delegated powers


Mrs Providence 4 Swallow Walk, DSJ

Erection of first floor side extension and garage conversion, external render and front porch.

Approved under delegated powers


Mrs Seymour 2 Brownlow Drive. DSJ

Two storey extension to the rear of the property

Approved under delegated powers


Mr Stead 11 Horsegate, DSJ

Erection of single storey rear extension

Approved under delegated powers


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Mrs Copland 99 Horsegate, DSJ

Outline permission for the demolition of an existing building and the erection of a two storey detached dwelling with all matters reserved Recommend approval to Full Council


Mr & Mrs Taylor 1 Kesteven Close, DSJ

Erection of two storey and single storey side extension

Approved under delegated powers


59.19 To consider purchasing two new brackets or relocating ones already in situ to other sites where residents have raised concerns over speeding traffic.

A recommendation to full council was agreed for the purchase of two new brackets. A discussion around exact locations to be an agenda item at the February committee meeting to allow for an application for licenses to be made prior to purchase.


60.19 To consider the relocation of two bus shelters currently on Broadgate Lane and reinstatement of the flag on Thackers Way.

A recommendation to full council that the flagpole on Thackers Way which had been removed should be re-instated at the same location, in order to support Delaine’s request. The issue re the relocation of the two now redundant bus shelters should be deferred until the long term future of bus routes in that location is decided. Any precept for possible relocation should not take place until 2020.


61.19 To consider this committee’s requirements in relation to DSJPC Strategic Plan.

Within this committee’s remit it was proposed that all the open spaces within the parish, along with all trees which have TPOs, should be catalogued in order that they should be monitored and maintained. This would be an agenda item at the February meeting to discuss ways of implementation and costs involved in employing an arboriculturalist


62.19 To report the outcome of previous planning applications:



Mr Brown 43 Park Estate, DSJ

Reserved matters (layout, scale, appearance, landscaping) application for dwelling approved under S18/0799

DSJPC – DSJPC object to this planning application on the grounds of Back Land development and Over development of this estate. Potentially it will spoil the form and character of the area

SKDC – Approves Reserved Matters


Mr & Mrs Rogers 78 Church Street, DSJ

Proposed conversion of existing garage into new room

DSJPC - Approved under delegated powers

SKDC – Grants Planning Permission


A Taylor 3 Eastgate, DSJ

Crown reduce Silver Birch by one third

DSJPC – Approved under delegated powers

SKDC – Work Allowed 14 December 2018

S17/2466 Land off Linchfield Road Deeping St James

Residential development of up to 145 dwelling with primary access off Linchfield Road and secondary access off Burchnall Close with associated open space, car parking and landscaping (outline with matter of access included for consideration)

DSJPC - Recommend approval to Full Council

SKDC – Grants Planning Permission


Mr & Mrs Pole 78 Eastgate, DSJ

Erection of single storey front extension

DSJPC – Approved under delegated powers

SKDC – Grants Planning Permission


Mrs Kay 36 Bridge Street, DSJ

Erection of first floor rear extension, demolition of conservatory and erection of single storey extension, including internal alterations.

DSJPC – Approved under delegated powers

It would be preferred by DSJPC if the replacement windows to the front of the property remained timber framed rather than UPVC as in the heart of the conservation area this would be more in keeping.

SKDC – Grants Planning Permission


63.19 Date of the next meeting Thursday 21 February 2019 at 7.00pm at The Institute


Meeting closed at 8.00pm