Agenda and minutes

via Teams, Planning Committee - Wednesday, 18th November, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: CC2, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

Note: ++ The Committee will not be present in person, but will take the decisions remotely ++ 


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Minutes of the meeting held on 14 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

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11.1     The Committee approved as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting, held on 14 October 2020.



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12.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.



Partial demolition of the existing Craft Block and construction of a new 3-storey multi subject teaching block to support the expansion of the college, as well as alterations to the remaining craft block. Associated internal works to the existing school buildings and external works including construction of a new Flood Lit All Weather Sports pitch, 46 space Car Park, Pedestrian access point onto the Cuckoo Trail and alterations to the existing Northern entrance onto Battle Road. Hailsham Community College, Battle Road, Hailsham, BN27 1DT - WD/3423/CC pdf icon PDF 555 KB

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

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13.1     The Committee considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.


13.2     Councillor Bob Bowdler, the Local Member and member of the Planning Committee, spoke in support of the recommendation.


13.3     Councillor Godfrey Daniel proposed an amendment to add an Informative relating to consideration of installation of a fire sprinkler system, which was seconded, voted on and agreed.


13.4     Members have considered the officer’s report, comments of the local member and the additional Informative and agree with the conclusion and reasons for recommendation set out in paragraph 7 of the report.


13.5     The Committee RESOLVED to grant planning permission subject to the following conditions:


1.      The development hereby permitted shall be commenced before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.


         Reason: To comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.


2.      The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the plans, drawings and documents listed in the Schedule of Approved Plans.


         Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.


         Construction Programme


3.      Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport, no demolition or construction works shall take place in connection with the development hereby approved at any time other than between 0730 and 1730 on Mondays to Fridays and between 0800 and 1300 on Saturdays and not at any time on Sundays, Bank and Public Holidays.


         Reason:  In the interests of the amenities of the locality in general and adjacent residential properties in particular and to accord with Saved Policy EN27 of the Wealden Local Plan 1998.


4.      Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport, prior to any demolition works a Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP), securing and demonstrating that the amount of demolition and construction waste resulting from the development has been reduced to the smallest amount possible, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport. The SWMP shall include details of the extent to which waste materials arising from demolition and construction works will be reused on site and demonstrate that maximum use is being made of these materials. If such reuse on site is not practicable, then details shall be given of the extent to which the waste material will be disposed of for reuse, recycling, composting or other method. All construction waste materials associated with the development shall be reused, recycled and dealt with in accordance with the approved SWMP.


         Reason: To minimise the amount of construction waste to be removed from site for final disposal in accordance with Policy WMP3d of the East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Local Plan 2013.




5.      Development shall not commence above ground level until details of the materials and colours to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the building and the all-weather pitch  hereby permitted have been submitted to and approved in  ...  view the full minutes text for item 13.