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19/504910/OUT - Former Syngenta Works, Hampstead Lane ,Yalding, Kent
503 19/504910/OUT - OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE FORMER SYNGENTA WORKS SITE TO PROVIDE A NEW BUSINESS PARK OF UP TO 46,447 SQM OF B1(C), B2 AND B8 ACCOMMODATION WITH ASSOCIATED ACCESS, PARKING AND INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS. (ACCESS ONLY BEING SOUGHT) - FORMER SYNGENTA WORKS, HAMPSTEAD LANE, YALDING, KENT PDF 210 KB
- 19/504910/OUT - Committee Report, item 503 PDF 420 KB
- 19.504910 Urgent Update, item 503 PDF 121 KB
- 19.504910 2nd Urgent Update 25.03.21, item 503 PDF 116 KB View as HTML (503/4) 23 KB
The Committee considered the report and the urgent update reports of the Head of Planning and Development.
Ms O’Hare addressed the meeting by way of an audio recording on behalf of residents of Hampstead Lane who objected to the application.
Councillor Stead of Yalding Parish Council addressed the meeting by video link.
The Chairman read out statements on behalf of Nettlestead Parish Council and Mr Medhurst, the applicant.
Councillor D Burton (Visiting Member) addressed the meeting.
1. That subject to:
A. The prior completion of a legal agreement in such terms as the Head of Legal Services may advise to secure the Heads of Terms set out in the report with:
(i) The contribution of £14,344 towards capacity improvements at the A26/B2015 Wateringbury crossroads junction being put towards access improvements at Yalding Railway Station as it was not considered necessary to mitigate the traffic impact of the development at the junction, including investigation of use for disabled access improvements. If this is not feasible, the contribution should be used for other improvements to the Station; and
(ii) An additional Head of Terms regarding the establishment of a Development/Delivery Group to discuss the reserved matters applications in order to deliver an exemplar scheme and requiring a financial contribution towards the setting up and running of the Group. The membership of the Group is to include the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Political Group Spokespersons of the Planning Committee, Ward Members and representatives of Nettlestead and Yalding Parish Councils. Issues for the Group to focus on include transport issues in relation to access to and egress from the site in terms of staff and freight; design issues; landscaping and biodiversity; and flood attenuation/mitigation; AND
B. The conditions set out in the report, as amended by the urgent update report;
the Head of Planning and Development be given delegated powers to grant permission and to be able to settle, add or amend any necessary Heads of Terms and planning conditions in line with the matters set out in the recommendation and as resolved by the Planning Committee.
2. That the reserved matters applications are to be reported to the Planning Committee for determination.
Voting: 11 – For 1 – Against 1 – Abstention
Note: Councillor Parfitt-Reid requested that her dissent be recorded.