Agenda and minutes

Venue: Melksham Town Hall

Contact: Town Clerk 

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Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

No apologies were received.

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Declarations of Interest

To receive any Declarations of Interest in respect of items on this agenda as required by the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. Members may however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared on the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 268 KB

To approve the minutes of the Economic Development and Planning Committee meetings held on 27 September 2021 and 4 October 2021 (to follow).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was proposed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, seconded by Councillor Rabey and 

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the minutes of 27 September 2021, having previously been circulated, were approved as a correct record and signed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard.

 

It was proposed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, seconded by Councillor Oatley and 

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the minutes of 4 October 2021, having previously been circulated, were approved as a correct record and signed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard.

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Planning Applications

To comment on the following planning applications:

 

PL/2021/06715           30 LONGFORD ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 6AS

Single storey rear extension, two store side extension and front single storey extension and porch.

Consultation deadline: 20/10/2021

 

PL/2021/09341           LIDL BATH ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 8AB

Proposed extension to existing store along with internal and external refurbishment, re-arrangement of the car park along with ancillary works

Consultation deadline: 05/11/2021

 

PL/2021/09234           BROOKSIDE CARE HOME RUSKIN AVENUE MELKSHAM SN12 7NG

Construction of a single storey brick built extension to the day room at the front elevation. A built up felt flat roof with two roof lights is proposed along with UPVC windows and a powder coated alloy sliding door set. New grey

paving slabs ae proposed. An AC unit is proposed at an existing flat roof.

Consultation deadline: 05/11/2021

 

PL/2021/08810           1 THORNBANK MELKSHAM SN12 6JQ

Removal of area of grass to allow for 3No additional parking spaces (37m2 approximately) and the resurfacing of existing tarmac areas to the site. Allow for 2No additional drainage gullies to connect to the existing storm drainage system.

Consultation deadline: 05/11/2021

 

PL/2021/09557           6 CORFE ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 6BH

Two storey and single storey extensions.

Consultation deadline: 09/11/2021

Minutes:

The Council had no objection to the following planning applications:

 

PL/2021/06715           30 LONGFORD ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 6AS

Single storey rear extension, two store side extension and front single storey extension and porch.

Consultation deadline: 20/10/2021

It was proposed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, seconded by Councillor Rabey and 

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED to support the planning application.

 

PL/2021/09341           LIDL BATH ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 8AB

Proposed extension to existing store along with internal and external refurbishment, re-arrangement of the car park along with ancillary works

Consultation deadline: 05/11/2021

It was proposed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, seconded by Councillor Oatley and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED to support the planning application.

 

PL/2021/09234           BROOKSIDE CARE HOME RUSKIN AVENUE MELKSHAM SN12 7NG

Construction of a single storey brick built extension to the day room at the front elevation. A built up felt flat roof with two roof lights is proposed along with UPVC windows and a powder coated alloy sliding door set. New grey

paving slabs ae proposed. An AC unit is proposed at an existing flat roof.

Consultation deadline: 05/11/2021

It was proposed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, seconded by Councillor Cook and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED to support the planning application.

 

PL/2021/08810           1 THORNBANK MELKSHAM SN12 6JQ

Removal of area of grass to allow for 3No additional parking spaces (37m2 approximately) and the resurfacing of existing tarmac areas to the site. Allow for 2No additional drainage gullies to connect to the existing storm drainage system.

Consultation deadline: 05/11/2021

It was proposed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, seconded by Councillor Cook and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED to support the planning application.

 

PL/2021/09557           6 CORFE ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 6BH

Two storey and single storey extensions.

Consultation deadline: 09/11/2021

It was proposed by the Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, seconded by Councillor Oatley and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED to support the planning application.

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Planning Decisions

To note the following planning decisions:

 

PL/2021/07108           88 LONGFORD ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 6AX

Proposed single storey extension.

Decision: Approve with Conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/07234           11 CARISBROOK ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 6BS

Single storey front and rear extension and two stored side extension.

Decision: Approve with Conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/08236           48 KING STREET MELKSHAM SN12 6HG

Proposed Works to Trees in a Conservation Area.

Leylandii tree – cut back all overhanging branches

Decision: No objection

MTC response: No comment

 

PL/2021/06728           4 BEECH AVENUE MELKSHAM SN12 6JP

Proposed first floor side extension and single storey rear extension.

Decision: Approve with Conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/08235           46 KING STREET MELKSHAM SN12 6HG

Atlas Cedar Tree trim lower branches and tidy up middle area.

Decision: Approve

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/06735           22 MARTIGNY ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 7PG

Two storey side extension and single storey rear extension

Decision: Approve with conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/07229           MELKSHAM HOUSE 27 MARKET PLACE MELKSHAM SN12 6ES

-  Wiltshire Council      Renovation of Grade II Listed Melksham House, with  

R3                                demolition of modern single storey extensions to rear and construction of a new roof extension to provide internal lift access.

Decision: Approve with conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/07395           MELKSHAM HOUSE 27 MARKET PLACE MELKSHAM SN12 6ES

-  Works to a                Renovation of Grade II Listed Melksham House, with  

Listed building             demolition of modern single storey extensions to rear and construction of a new roof extension to provide internal lift access.

Decision: Approve with conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

Minutes:

Members noted the following planning decisions:

 

PL/2021/07108           88 LONGFORD ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 6AX

Proposed single storey extension.

Decision: Approve with Conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/07234           11 CARISBROOK ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 6BS

Single storey front and rear extension and two stored side extension.

Decision: Approve with Conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/08236           48 KING STREET MELKSHAM SN12 6HG

Proposed Works to Trees in a Conservation Area.

Leylandii tree – cut back all overhanging branches

Decision: No objection

MTC response: No comment

 

PL/2021/06728           4 BEECH AVENUE MELKSHAM SN12 6JP

Proposed first floor side extension and single storey rear extension.

Decision: Approve with Conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/08235           46 KING STREET MELKSHAM SN12 6HG

Atlas Cedar Tree trim lower branches and tidy up middle area.

Decision: Approve

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/06735           22 MARTIGNY ROAD MELKSHAM SN12 7PG

Two storey side extension and single storey rear extension

Decision: Approve with conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/07229           MELKSHAM HOUSE 27 MARKET PLACE MELKSHAM SN12 6ES

-  Wiltshire Council      Renovation of Grade II Listed Melksham House, with 

R3                                demolition of modern single storey extensions to rear and construction of a new roof extension to provide internal lift access.

Decision: Approve with conditions

MTC response: No objection

 

PL/2021/07395           MELKSHAM HOUSE 27 MARKET PLACE MELKSHAM SN12 6ES

-  Works to a                Renovation of Grade II Listed Melksham House, with 

Listed building             demolition of modern single storey extensions to rear and construction of a new roof extension to provide internal lift access.

Decision: Approve with conditions

MTC response: No objection

The Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, confirmed the current number of car electric charging points and that additional ducting would be installed for more charging points in the future.

 

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Sparkle Team and Parish Steward

To note the Parish Steward visit to Melksham is scheduled between 1st November 2021 and 4th November 2021 and the Sparkle Day is scheduled for 8th November 2021.

 

Minutes:

Members noted the dates of the Melksham Parish Steward visit and Sparkle Days scheduled for November 2021.

 

Members identified a list of work requests across Melksham to be forwarded to the Parish Steward and Sparkle Team.

 

Members agreed to put the following items on a future Economic Development and Planning Committee meeting agenda:

 

·           to review the carriageway layout at Old Broughton to reduce traffic speed with suggestions to be forwarded to the Community Area Transport Group (CATG).

·           to register currently used but unregistered footpaths.

·           to address fly posting on street telecommunications cabinets.

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Production of a Town Guide for Melksham pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider a request to produce a Town Guide for Melksham (see attached).

Minutes:

Councillors considered the request to contribute to the production of a hard copy Town Guide for Melksham.

 

The Town Mayor, Councillor Hubbard, reported on the baseline survey from Age Friendly regarding accessing the internet for information. He suggested that the Community Hub Working Group produced a “Welcome to Melksham” guide. Councillor Oatley confirmed that the Community Development Officer is currently working on a guide which would probably be available by Spring 2022.

 

Following discussion the Committee decided not to support the request to contribute to a hard copy Melksham Town Guide.