Agenda Planning Committee Meeting Monday 25 April 2022 at 7.30pm



Julie Simmonds


14 April 2022                                                                                                             


118/PL/22           Items by Members of Public Present.

The meeting is open to the public and press and the first 15 minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.

119/PL/22              Apologies for Absence

120/PL/22          Declarations of Interest

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2007.  If that interest is a prejudicial interest as defined in the Code, the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

121/PL/22             Minutes

Approval of the Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 21 March 2022 (previously circulated)   

122/PL/22             Planning Applications

(i) To approve delegated decisions submitted for Planning Applications for which the response date was prior to this Committee Meeting.   See Appendix 1.

(ii)To consider and formulate a response to new Planning Applications received. See Appendix 2. Plus amended plans for information only.

123/PL/22             Planning Decisions, Enforcements and Appeals.

District Decisions made since the last Planning Committee Meeting.  See Appendix 3.

124/PL/22             Correspondence.


125/PL/22             Meeting Equipment

To discuss whether we need further equipment to run the planning meetings efficiently. To decide.

126/PC/22             CIL Training

Update from Cllr Carter and Cllr Crocker on recent CIL training and to make any decisions relating to this.

1267PL/22            Neighbourhood Plan

Updates and to make any decisions following scoping meetings.

128/PL/22             Exclusion of the Press & Public

Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 To resolve to exclude the press and public from the following business because publicity would prejudice the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business.  Part two items: To discuss any possible unlawful buildings or business’s which have not been granted enforcement notices and therefore are not public.

129/PL/22             Outstanding Enforcements See Appendix 4.

130/PL/22             Next meeting date:  16 May 2022





PL/22/0925/TP                     2 Fircroft Close, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4DS

T1 Liquid Amber reduce by approximately 50%, leaving a final height of 14-15 meters and install a cobra brace, leaving the existing brace in situ.  (TPO/BD/1974/12).

PL/22/0910/FA                    The Nonsense House, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NE

Single storey side extension.

PL/22/0705/FA                    West End House, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NE

Retrospective application for roof alterations to first and loft floor extensions permitted by planning permission PL/19/4255/FA.

PL/22/0880/FA                    Brynawelon, Hollybush Hill, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PX

Single storey rear extension.

PL/22/0922/FA                    9 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Single storey rear extension and changes to windows at side elevation.

PL/22/0730/FA                    16 Duffield Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4AB

Remodelling of existing dwelling with two storey front, side and rear extensions, front dormer window, side rooflights and single storey detached outbuilding in rear garden, front boundary walls, side gate, alterations to driveway and vehicular access.

PL/22/1159/TP                     Shiva, Stoke Court Drive, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LU

Acer T1 – Fell (TPO/SBDC/2010/11)

PL/22/1042/FA                    Boundary Meadow, Collum Green Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BB

Erection of new dwelling following demolition of existing house and outbuildings.


PL/21/3700/FA                    Samovar, West End lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NA

Two storey side, single storey front and attached garage incorporating dormer windows and living space above.





PL/22/0279/TP                     Asees, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NA

T1, T2 and T3 Scots Pine Fell (TPO/SBDC/2012/27)

Parish Comments:-  Object to the removal of healthy trees with TPO’s. The applicant has given no reason for removal. West End Lane is classified as a Woodland Road therefore removal of trees and soft hedges is seen as damaging to the street scene.

Hereby Grants Consent.

PL/21/4543/FA                    Boundary Meadow, Collum Green Road, Stoke Poges, SL2 4BB

Erection of a new dwelling following demolition of existing house and outbuildings.

Parish Comments:-  Object over the Green Belt 50% Rules.  Policies GB10, GB11, H9, EP3 & GB1 all apply.  This style and design of property is not in keeping in this Green Belt area.  This is not compatible with the street scene and will act as a precursor.  If permission were given this should ensure that the garage and outbuildings are considered with the 50% rules.


PL/21/4525/FA                    Building A, Sefton Park, Bells Hill, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4JS

Removal of existing window and replace with door, remodelling of low brick wall to create level access with handrails, paved surface and tactile paving, installation of glazed porch canopy.

Parish Comments: – No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/22/0363/FA                    78 Hazell Way, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4DG

Single storey front and rear extensions.

Parish Comments: – No Objections to the plan although we have concerns about the proximity of a tree to the proposal which we believe the applicant has failed to include. Looking on Google Maps we believe a tree to be 13.5m from the proposal. We also note this has been highlighted by a resident’s letter of objection

Hereby Permits

PL/21/4604/FA                    The Ledgers, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

Application to define three separate and individual curtilages associated with The Ledgers, The Studio and The Annex.

Parish Comments: – Object, Policies H12(F), H13(a) (c) & (d), GB2(g) all apply. This proposal if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Green Belt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, cumulatively, would further seriously prejudice the openness of the Green Belt and the aims and objectives of the Green Belt Policy.”

Policies relating to this application are as above as well as GB10 (a), GB11, GB1 (e), Appdx 8, 8.1 and 9.3.  The NPPF Page 42, 143, 144 and 145 (c) & (g). H12 (a).

In addition, there would be an increase in the level of domestic paraphernalia within each cartilage which would have an urbanising effect in the Green Belt. As such, the proposed development constitutes inappropriate development in the Green Belt which is, by definition, harmful to the Green Belt. A case of very special circumstances sufficient to outweigh the harm to the Green Belt has not been submitted. The development is therefore contrary to Section 13 of the National Planning Policy Framework and Policy GB1 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (1999).

We believe that this applicant should not have received a certificate of lawfulness in the first place and that this is now subject to a legal matter.  We do not agree that the curtilage should be split. It should remain as one curtilage.  We fundamentally disagree with the division of the plot which would not harmonise with surrounding plots that area of a generous size. 

Looking at examples in the locality where houses have been replaced with apartments, they still only have one shared curtilage.

We would also have concerns over the extra green area shown on the plan as the application refers to three dwellings. Is this about to become a fourth curtilage??


PL/21/3920/FA                    Beltrees, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PA

First floor side extension.

Parish Comments: – No objection subject to the Green Belt 50% rules.

Hereby Permits

PL/22/0055/FA                    Landsdowne House, Templewood Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4DA

Part two storey/part first floor side/rear extension and outbuilding in side garden.

Parish Comments: –  Object, Green Belt 50% rules apply.  Google Earth shows the proximity of trees to the development is undermined.

This proposal, together with previous extensions that have been carried out to the dwelling house would, by virtue of the resultant size and scale of the building when considered in relation to the original building and its potentially intrusive impact upon its setting in the landscape, contribute to the erosion of the Greenbelt which, individually and when considered in the context of accumulation of other similar proposals, would detrimentally affect the aims objectives go the Greenbelt. As such, the proposal is contrary to Policies GB1 and GB10 of the SBDC Local Plan (adopted March 1999)

Hereby Permits

PL/22/0392/FA                    Land of The South-West side of Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks.

100 solar panels to be installed on the land adjacent to Manor House, Solar Battery storage to be house within existing pool outbuilding.

Parish Comments: –  Object.  The application site is a Grade 2 Registered Park and is located within the Conservation Area and Metropolitan Green Belt as defined in the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999) and within the Green Belt and therefore would be considered as inappropriate development.  We refer you to the Gardens Trust document with which we totally agree.  Policy C1 (a) and (b) all apply.  This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.  We refer also to former application PL21/1327/SA which was refused.

Hereby Refuse Permission


Land Adjoining Stoke Grange, Fir Tree Avenue, Stoke Poges, Bucks – Issues 17 March 2022