Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER / HYBRID MEETING

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Items
No. Item

360.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received as all Members were present.

361.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest were made.

362.

P/23/0131 - Bishop Hedley High School, Gwaunfarren Road, Penydarren, Merthry Tydfil, CF47 9AN pdf icon PDF 532 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Demolition of existing school and construction of a new school building within the existing site, including sports facilities and associated landscaping, access and engineering works, temporary staff car park, construction compound and classrooms during construction

 

The Planning Officer led the Committee through the application with the assistance of a Power Point Presentation.

 

The following questions were then raised by the Committee on the proposal and were responded to in detail by the Planning Officer:

 

·        Land Contamination – Explanation requested on SIR AND PAH – Further details requested on removal / areas being covered over – Would there be monitoring of this

·        Traffic Impact Assessment – Further details requested – Start / Finish times for pupils – Concerns regarding increase in traffic on Gwaunfarren Road and Galon Uchaf Road and traffic through Penydarren – Junction by Royal Crescent and the need for traffic calming measures – The need to look at drop off spaces

·        Access to the playing fields – What if an emergency vehicle is needed to be closer as not to have to wheel a casualty down the path to get to an ambulance

·        The tunnel to both sites – Will there be disabled access throughout the lower part of the school

·        Changing Rooms for the Rugby Pitch – Will pupils have to walk through the tunnel in playing kit – No changing facilities on the site – Having to walk on tarmac in studded boots

·        Are there facilities on the other side that could be used –Community usage - Emergency access required for all the Pitches

·        Will pupils have to cross the road to get to the sports field – What sort of crossing will be in place – Will there be any type of barrier in place to guide pupils to the crossing

 

Resolved that:

 

In accordance with the recommendation of the Head of Town Planning and Countryside that the application BE APPROVED subject to the Conditions as outlined in the report.

 

363.

Appeal Received P/21/0168 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Outline Planning for erection of dwelling, Land opposite Brynteg Stable Yard, Dowlais

 

Resolved that:

 

The Appeal be received.

364.

Appeal Received P/22/0215 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Erection of dwelling, Land off Cardiff Road A4054 and to the North of 21 Mount Pleasant, Cardiff Road

 

Resolved that:

 

The Appeal be received.

365.

Appeal Received P/22/0222 pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Re-siting of existing residential mobile home, Land Northwest of Aartal Bungalow, EFI Industrial Estate

 

Resolved that:

 

The Appeal be received.

366.

Appeal Received P/22/0271 pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Change of use of ground floor, 57 Pontmorlais, Methyr Tydfil

 

Resolved that:

 

The Appeal be received.

367.

Appeal Decision P/22/0187 pdf icon PDF 513 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Erection of garage attached to side elevation of dwelling, 10 Bishops Grove, Penydarren

 

Resolved that:

 

The Appeal be received.

368.

Appeal Decision P/23/0040 pdf icon PDF 341 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

New front bay window, 60 High Street, Bedlinog

 

Resolved that:

 

The Appeal be received.

369.

Delegated Report pdf icon PDF 522 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

1 July 2023 – 30 September 2023

 

Resolved that:

 

The Delegated Decision report be received.

370.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no other business deemed urgent.

 

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