Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Newport, Isle of WIght

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To confirm as a true record the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 July 2021.




THAT the minutes of the meeting held on 6 July 2021 be confirmed as a true record.


Declarations of Interest

To invite Members to declare any interest they might have in the matters on the agenda.


There were no declarations received at this stage.


Public Question Time

Questions are restricted to matters not on the agenda. Questions may be asked without notice but to guarantee a full reply at the meeting, a question must be put including the name and address of the questioner by delivery in writing or by electronic mail to Democratic Services at no later than two clear working days before the start of the meeting. Normally, Planning Committee is held on a Tuesday, therefore the deadline for written questions will be Thursday, 22 July 2021.



There were no public questions.


Report of the Strategic Manager for Planning and Infrastructure pdf icon PDF 15 KB

Planning applications and related matters.

Additional documents:


Consideration was given to item 1 of the report of the Strategic Manager for Planning and Infrastructure Delivery.


A schedule of additional representations received after the printing of the report were submitted at the beginning of the meeting and were drawn to the attention of Members when considering the application. A note is made to that effect in the minutes.





Demolition of agricultural buildings and the garage to No 125 Marlborough Road; Proposed development consisting of 473 new dwellings (single and two storey dwellings (inclusive of 35% affordable housing) and inclusive of the conversion of the Coach House into pair of semi-detached dwellings; (leading to a net gain of 472 dwellings), single storey café and two storey doctors surgery and B1 office space with associated site infrastructure (inclusive of roads, parking,

photovoltaic pergolas, garages, bin and bikes stores, below ground foul waste pump, electric substations, surface water detention basins and swales, landscape and ecological mitigations and net biodiversity enhancements); Proposed vehicular accesses off Bullen Road and Appley Road; Proposed public open spaces, Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace and Allotments; Proposed three public rights of way; Proposed access, parking and turning for No 125 Marlborough Road and associated highways improvements (Revised plans, revised drainage strategy and flood risk, additional highway technical note and updated appendix S to highway chapter of environmental statement)(readvertised application)


Land South of Appley Road North of Bullen Road and East of Hope Road (West Acre Park), Ryde, Isle of Wight.


Site Visits:

The site was carried out on Friday, 23 July 2021.

Public Participants:

Mr Mark Gaskin (objector)

Mrs Amy Holliday (Objector)

Mr Simon Cooke (Ryde Town Council)

Mr David Long (Agent)

Mr Iain Delaney (Applicant)


Additional Representations:

Updates had been made to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) since the report had been published, Officers provided updates where the NPPF had been referenced in the report.


A further representation from Cycle Wight had been received confirming their support for the proposal. A late representation had been received on behalf of the Pennyfeathers, expressing concerns on highway grounds, and seven emails had been received by the Leader and four additional representation had been received by the Local Planning Authority objecting to the application.



Councillor Matthew Price had not attended the full site visit with the Planning Committee and therefore, in accordance with the Council’s Constitution, he did not take part in the debate or vote.


Following advice from the Monitoring Officer, Oliver Boulter Strategic Manager for Planning and Infrastructure read out a statement from Councillor Michael Lilley as Local Member for the application.


The Chairman of the meeting advised that a comprehensive update paper had been circulated and asked whether the Committee had, had enough time to read it. Members of the Committee agreed that they had all read the document provided.


Concerns regarding road safety were raised by the Committee. Officers confirmed that Island Roads had not objected to the application, subject to officers being satisfied that a contribution to assist with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 15.


Members' Question Time

To guarantee a reply to a question, a question  must be submitted in writing or by electronic mail to no later than 4.00 pm on Friday, 23 July 2021. A question may be asked at the meeting without prior notice but in these circumstances there is no guarantee that a full reply will be given at the meeting.


There were no members questions submitted.