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18/502780 Next, Eclipse Park, Sittingbourne Road, Maidstone, ME14 3EN

Meeting: 26/07/2018 - Planning Committee (Item 75)

75 18/502780 - VARIATION OF CONDITION (14) OF PLANNING PERMISSION MA/12/2314 - ERECTION OF CLASS A1 RETAIL DEVELOPMENT (WITH ANCILLARY CAFE) AND ASSOCIATED SERVICING, CAR PARKING, LANDSCAPING AND ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS. (THE NET INTERNAL SALES AREA OF THE STORE HEREBY PERMITTED SHALL NOT EXCEED 3,722 SQ METRES (NET) OF WHICH NO MORE THAN 1,797 SQ METRES (NET) SHALL BE USED FOR THE SALE OF FASHION GOODS AND NO MORE THAN 1,841 SQ METRES (NET) SHALL BE USED FOR THE SALE OF HOME GOODS. NO MORE THAN 74 SQ METRES (NET) SHALL BE USED FOR THE SALE OF STATIONERY, GREETING CARDS AND WRAPPING PAPER WITHIN A CONCESSION ANCILLARY TO THE SALE OF FASHION AND HOME ITEMS. NO MORE THAN 53 SQ METRES (NET) SHALL BE USED AS A TRAVEL AGENT AS A CONCESSION ANCILLARY TO THE MAIN RETAIL USE. NO MORE THAN 198 SQ METRES (NET) SHALL BE USED AS A CAFE AND THIS WILL BE ANCILLARY TO THE MAIN RETAIL USE) - NEXT, ECLIPSE PARK, SITTINGBOURNE ROAD, MAIDSTONE, KENT pdf icon PDF 273 KB

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Minutes:

The Chairman and Councillors Bartlett, Harwood, Round and Mrs Wilson stated that they had been lobbied.

 

The Committee considered the report and the urgent update report of the Head of Planning and Development.

 

Mr Hallett, for the applicant, addressed the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:  That subject to the negotiation of a S106 contribution based on the percentage increase in floor space as a proportion of the S106 contribution secured in relation to application MA/12/2314, index linked, for projects in the Town Centre to mitigate the impact of the increased floor space on the Town Centre (the details to be negotiated and settled by the Head of Planning and Development acting under delegated powers), the Head of Planning and Development be given delegated powers to grant permission subject to the conditions set out in the report.

 

Voting:  8 – For  4 – Against  0 – Abstentions

 

Councillors Adkinson and Harwood requested that their dissent be recorded.