Eastleigh Borough Council Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Hound Local Area Committee Meeting

June 8, 2023, 6 p.m.

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This is a meeting of the Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Hound Local Area Committee of Eastleigh Borough Council held on the 8th Jun 2023.

The last meeting of the Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Hound Local Area Committee was on the 14th Mar 2024, and the next meeting will be 27th Jun 2024.

Meeting Status

Confirmed

Agenda Published

Yes

Decisions Published

No

Minutes Published

Yes

Meeting Location

Pilands Wood Centre, Chamberlayne Rd, Southampton SO31 8DT

Meeting Recordings

Agenda

Item Title Minutes
2 Public Participation
3 Declarations of Interest

Councillor Jarvis declared a pecuniary interest in item 10 on the agenda (Barncroft, Farm Close, Hamble-le-Rice, SO31 4RZ – F/23/94930) as she owns a neighbouring property. 

4 Minutes of Previous Meeting Minutes of Previous Meeting

The Local Area Manager confirmed that he had followed up on when Poppy Place would be provided with a road sign, and that he had not yet had confirmation of when one would be installed and so would continue to chase.

 

The Local Area Manager also confirmed that he had not heard anything regarding the Lowford Crossing Motion that the Committee agreed to raise in January 2023, and that he would continue to follow up with Hampshire County Council to find a resolution.

 

Councillor Holes and Councillor Craig raised concerns that there had been no further communication as there had been further incidents at the crossing.

 

They requested that the Local Area Manager ask the Leader of the Council if he could also liaise with Hampshire County Council.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 16 March 2023 be approved as correct.

5 Chair's Announcements

The Chair welcomed Councillors Holland and O’Sullivan to the Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Hound Committee.

 

The Chair thanked members of the public for notifying them of the unauthorised encampment at Windhover Meadows Country Park in Bursledon. She also thanked Eastleigh Borough Council staff for their speedy response to clear the encampment, and put in temporary bollards until a more permanent solution was in place.

6 Report of the Local Area Manager FinanceReportBHHJUNE2023
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Consideration was given to the report of the Local Area Manager (Agenda Item 6) that contained recommendations for expenditure from the Committee’s developer contributions.

 

Councillor Holes expressed how well the spring clean project that took place across the ward had been. He thanked all involved and hoped they could do something similar again.

 

RESOLVED –

 

That the Committee:

 

(1)  Approved the allocation of £11,340 from developer contributions to conduct a post occupation survey on Berry Farm (F/17/79863).

(2)  Noted the spend of £2,730 to install six standard floor mounted Broxap Derby 120L dual waste bins. The bins will be replaced on Woodlands Way, Cunningham Gardens Green Space, Woolwich Way, Victoria Road, Estridge Close and School Road.

(3)  Noted the spend of £2,020 on flower towers in the BHH area in the last financial year 22/23.

(4)  Noted the spend of £175 to fund the barrier removal at Hamble Point.

(5)  Noted the spend of £1050+VAT to replace the fencing on Grange Road from revenue reserves.

(6)  Approved the allocation of £168,437 from developer contributions to Hound Parish Council to carry out improvements to Abbey Hall & Hound Hall (O/16/79466).

(7)  Approved the allocation of £2891 from developer contributions to purchase sixty chairs and a trolley for Pilands Wood Community Centre (F/18/82322).

(8)  Noted the achievements in the local area supported by the LAC, highlighted in appendix 1.

7 Appointments to Outside Bodies, Regulatory Panels and Other Groups AppointmenttoOutsideBodies2324
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The Committee considered the report of the Local Area Manager (agenda item 7) concerning appointments to regulatory panels, other groups and outside bodies.

 

The Chair requested that the Local Area Manager check that the Solent Sea Rescue Organisation group was still running.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)  That the Bursledon Hamble and Hound Local Area Committee made appointments to the following Outside Bodies:

 

i)  Bursledon and District Community Association Board – Councillor O’Sullivan

ii)  Hamble Community Sports College Community Management Committee – Councillor Holland

iii) Hampshire Buildings Preservation Trust – Ross McClean

iv) Pilands Wood Community Association – Councillor Craig

v)  River Hamble Management Committee – Councillor Holes

vi) Solent Sea Rescue Organisation – Councillor Holes

vii) Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline – Councillor Cross

 

(2)  The Bursledon, Hamble and Hound Local Area Committee made appointments to the following other groups;

Bursledon Windmill Joint Management Committee – Councillors Craig and Cross

 

(3)  That all members of the Bursledon, Hamble and Hound Local Area Committee were appointed to the Regulatory Panel to form a pool for all licensing appeals from which any three can be selected.

8 Presentation on Planning Guidelines

The Principal Planning Officer gave a short presentation on guidelines that had to be taken into account when determining planning applications; in particular the issues that could, and could not, be taken into account.  This was set against the broader policy framework.

9 Planning Application - 37 Victoria Road, Netley Abbey, SO31 5DG - F/23/94610 F-23-94610 37 Victoria Road
10 Planning Application - Barncroft, Farm Close, Hamble-le-Rice, SO31 4RZ - F/23/94930 Barncroft F_23_94930 FINAL committee report

The Committee considered the report of the Service Director for Planning and Environment (Agenda Item 10) concerning an application for conversion of boat storage building at Barncroft, Farm Close, Hamble-le-Rice, SO31 4RZ to form 1.no one bedroom dwelling, including provision of vehicle parking, amenity space and landscaping; cycle and refuse storage facilities, construction of 1.7m high boundary wall and retention of 2m high boundary hedge (revision of refused planning application F/22/93701). (Ref: F/23/94930).

 

The Committee were updated that:

 

·  Amended plans had been received to clarify dimensions of the raised entrance step, which had been reduced in size. Elevations were updated to show existing garages on Part North Elevation/Section

 

·  Conditions and Reasons:

 

1.   The development hereby permitted shall be implemented in accordance with the following plans referenced: 20-3198-110 Rev P10, 20-3198-111 Rev P9, 20-3198-112 Rev P8, 20-3198-113 Rev P1 & 8371/01

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

 

·  An additional “Note to Applicant” was provided regarding the need to comply with Party Wall Act (1996), as follows:

 

“Note to Applicant”

 

The applicant would be made aware that any development on any shared boundary would be required to comply with the Party Wall Act (1996): https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1996/40/contents

 

RESOLVED -

 

That permission be DELEGATED back to the Service Director of Planning and Environment in conjunction with The Chair, Vice Chair and Ward Councillors to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION with conditions included within the report and updates, and subject to securing outstanding contributions towards the Solent Recreation Mitigation Strategy and New Forest Recreational Strategy.

 

(NOTE: A statement was read out from neighbours in objection to the application citing reasons, that included but were not limited to, unnecessary development the area, additional traffic, noise, detriment to air quality, loss of amenity, access concerns, pollution, and lack of parking provision.

 

Councillor Jarvis declared a pecuniary interest in item 10 on the agenda (Barncroft, Farm Close, Hamble-le-Rice, SO31 4RZ – F/23/94930) as she owns a neighbouring property. She spoke in objection to the application as a member of the public and not in her role as a councillor, citing concerns including, but not limited to, design and access of the proposed plans, lack of front door, access for deliveries and safety of delivery drivers walking in the area, positioning of proposed railings and the potential hazard they would cause, window position, loss of privacy for neighbouring properties, lack of a Party Wall Agreement, and impact on bats roosting in the area. She then left the room and did not take part in the debate or vote on the item.)

 

11 Planning Appeals

The appeal for 25 Weavills Road, Bishopstoke was included in the appeals for Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice in error and would be disregarded.

 

The Legal Services Manager reported:-

 

(a)  that the following appeals had been lodged:

 

13 Satchell Lane, Hamble-le-Rice. SO31 4HF

 

Appealed against the Council’s refusal of planning permission for a single storey front, two/three storey side, and single and two storey rear extensions, removal of roof and provision of second floor accommodation, together with alterations to site frontage to enlarge parking area (H/22/94226).

 

This was a delegated decision.

 

Land to the North of 21 Silver Birches, Bursledon, SO31 8LD

 

Appealed against the Council’s decision for refusal of tree consent for 1 no. Oak (tree to the side of 21 Silver Birches) - Cut back all branches overhanging properties 19 and 21 Silver Birches by up to 4 meters (T/22/93846).

 

This was a delegated decision.

 

RESOLVED -

 

That the report be noted.

Meeting Attendees

Councillor Alison Holland photo
Member
Councillor Alison Holland

Liberal Democrat

Present, as expected

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Councillor Jane O'Sullivan photo
Member
Councillor Jane O'Sullivan

Liberal Democrat

Present, as expected

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Councillor Liz Jarvis photo
Member
Councillor Liz Jarvis

Liberal Democrat

Present, as expected

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Councillor Malcolm Cross photo
Member
Councillor Malcolm Cross

Liberal Democrat

Present, as expected

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Councillor Steve Holes photo
Vice-Chair
Councillor Steve Holes

Liberal Democrat

Present, as expected

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Councillor Tonia Craig photo
Chair
Cabinet Member for Health and Social Policy
Councillor Tonia Craig

Liberal Democrat

Present, as expected

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Officer
Local Area Manager
Ross McClean

None

Expected

Officer
Jo Rennison

None

Expected

Officer
Senior Solicitor
Julia Davies

None

Expected

Officer
Legal Specialist
Abida Choudhury

None

Expected

Officer
Assistant Local Area Manager
Becky Wiseman

None

Expected

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Source

This meeting detail is from Eastleigh Borough Council website