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Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common
Parish Council

Planning & Environment Committee

June 26, 2019

MINUTES of the meeting of the Planning Committee on Thursday 20 June 2019 at 8.00 pm in the Village Centre, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint.  

Committee Members Present 

Tony Lank (Chairman) Julia Shorrocks 

Michael Avery Rodney Jackson 

David Evans  

Also Present:   

  Helen Valler  Assistant Clerk  

  1 member of the public 

P19/007 Apologies for Absence and Declarations of Interest:  Apologies received from Stephen Hand, Bob Sampson, Allan Brown, John Lowman  

P19/008 Minutes of the Planning Committee meetings held on 28 May 2019:    The minutes were received and accepted by the Committee and signed by the Chairman.  

RESOLVED:  The Minutes of the meeting of 28 May 2019 are adopted. 

P19/009 Matters arising from the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on 28 May 2019:  There were no matters arising.  

P19/010 Adjournment for questions from the public: The Committee agreed to adjourn the meeting in accordance with Clause 1(d) of Standing Orders to allow members of the public to speak.   

RESOLVED:  The meeting is adjourned in accordance with clause 70 of Standing Orders. 

Member of the public present in respect of item  P19/011(10)Land At Erskine Cottage Brighton Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9EF. DM/19/1906. This application seeks to confirm that a meaningful and lawful start has occurred under the details approved under planning reference DM/16/4809. 

Member of the public didn’t wish to speak, was present only to answer questions. The meeting then resumed. 

P19/011.  Planning applications – Committee decision:  The Committee considered the following and make RECOMMENDATIONS to the Planning authority: 

  1. (1) Nortonbury 102 High Street Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9PX. DM/19/1878. New windows to replace existing redundant shopfront and replacement windows at 1st floor level.   RECOMMENDATION:  Permission is granted.  
  1. (2) 2   71 College Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9AE. DM/19/1917. T1 and T2 Leylandii 

– Fell 

RECOMMENDATION:  Permission is granted  

  1. (3) Flat 4 Halton Lodge Halton Shaws Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QR. DM/19/1986. 

Garage conversion with side extension 

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

  1. (4) Martlet House Annexe Hurstpierpoint College College Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex 

BN6 9JS. DM/19/2025. Demolition of the building known as Martlet House Annexe and external garage building. 

Erection of new 3 storey boarding house. 

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

  1. (5) 6 Sunleigh Court Western Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9YB. DM/19/2036. Two storey side extension, with rear first floor juliette balcony.  

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

  1. (6) Washbrook View Church Fields Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TU. DM/19/1458. 

Demolition of two timber sheds; new garden wall and gate; change driveway surface from asphalt to gravel; replacement windows and external finish to roof dormers (amended plans received 06/06). 

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

  1. (7) Land At Junction Of Gatehouse Lane And Pangdean Lane Goddards Green West Sussex. 

DM/19/1967. Gated community of 3-4-5 bedroom house, 9 in total. 

      RECOMMENDATION:  RECOMMENDATIONRefusal – application is contrary to the following policies: 

Hurst C1 – Conserving & enhancing Character of the Countryside 

Hurst C3 & Hurst H1– Development would encroach beyond the boundaries of the Northern Arc 

DP12 – Protection & Enhancement of Countryside 

DP15 – New Homes in the countryside 

DP26 – Character and Design 

DP28 – Accessibility 

DP37 – Trees and woodland 

Additionally: 

*Potential effect on trees on the site subject to a TPO. 

*The development would further increase the excess number of homes already permitted above those agreed within the made Neighbourhood Plan. 

  1. (8) Castle And Co Solicitors 118 High Street Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9PX. 

DM/19/2120. Application for determination as to whether prior approval is required for change of use from an Office 

(Class B1a Use) to 6 no. self-contained flats, 4 x 1 bed and 2 x 2 bed. (Class C3 Use). 

RECOMMENDATION: Approval is given for change of use 

  1. (9) Wolstonbury Farm New Way Lane Hurstpierpoint BN6 9BB. SDNP/19/02730/CND. Discharge of 

Condition – 2  Condition Number(s): 2. Approved Plans. Conditions(s) Removal: 

We have added low transmissivity glazed rooflights and revised the note describing that the replacement windows will be aluminum rather than timber.  

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

  1. 10) Land At Erskine Cottage Brighton Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9EF. 

DM/19/1906. This application seeks to confirm that a meaningful and lawful start has occurred under the details approved under planning reference DM/16/4809. 

  RECOMMENDATION:  No comment made 

  1. 11) Court Bushes Sports Ground Willow Way Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TH. 

DM/19/1922.Relocating an existing container from one location to another as shown on the site plan 

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

  1. 12) Northbrooks Danworth Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9LW. DM/19/1988. 

Replacement gates with new shingle driveway area 

  RECOMMENDATION: Permission is granted  

P19/012.  MSDC Planning Decisions: (All as HP&SCPC recommendation, except where noted.) 

(1)   Granted: The Committee noted permissions granted by MSDC: 

  1. a) 61 – 63 High Street 1st And 2nd Floor Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RE. DM/19/1405. Application for determination as to whether prior approval is required for a Change of Use of First and Second Floors (63 High Street) of 61-63 High Street from Office Space (B1 Use Class) to 1x 2- Bedroom residential dwelling (C3 Use Class). 
  2. b) Cornercroft Halton Shaws Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QR. DM/19/1205. Loft conversion with south facing window and west facing velux window. 
  3. c) Hurstpierpoint Ex Servicemens And Social Club Willow Way Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TH. DM/19/0777. Variation of Condition 8 of planning application DM/18/2623 to solely relate to the opening hours of the nursery. (amended description 08/03/2019) 
  4. d) 4 Trinity Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9UY. DM/19/1637. Conservatory to rear. 
  5. e) Long Melford Albourne Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9ES. DM/19/1537. Construction of a single storey extension to the side elevation, with related internal alterations 
  6. f) Lodge Cottage South Avenue Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QB. DM/18/4826. Proposed Variation of condition number 7 relating to planning application DM/18/2698 including removal of bunding. 
  7. g) 55 Wickham Hill Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9NR. DM/19/1618. Variation to condition 2 of DM/18/2726. (Amendment to approved drawings to 2.01A, 2.02, 2.03A, 2.04A and 2.05). 
  8. h) 6 Chestnut Grove Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SS. DM/19/1692. Proposed two storey side extension (revised application to approval DM/18/2049 to replace two roof lights with a one larger roof light). 
  9. i) 122 Western Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9TB. DM/19/1743. T1 Oak – reduce crown by 1m. 
  10. j) Land Adjacent To 37 Trinity Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9UY. DM/19/1799 (T1) Beech – reduce crown to south west side (overhanging to garden) by 1.5m. (G1) Holly Group – reduce height by 3m. 
  1. (2) Refused: The Committee noted refusals by MSDC: (All as HP&SCPC recommendation, except where noted)  18 The Grange Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9FD. DM/19/1322. Replace rear flat roof dormer with two pitched dormers. HPP&SC Parish Council recommended permission. 
  1. (3) Withdrawn: The Committee noted withdrawn applications:  

a) The Old Police Station Jobs Lane Sayers Common Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9HE. DM/19/1194. Variation of condition 3 relating to planning application 13/03375/COU to enable the storage of vehicles on the hardstanding areas within the site. 

(4)   Appeals: The Committee noted planning appeals: 

No appeals received  

There being no other business the meeting closed at 8.46 pm     Chairman 

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