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Planning Committee Meeting 14 Nov 2011

Planning Committee Meeting 14 Nov 2011

Location: Cowdray Hall, Midhurst

Date and time: 14 November 2011 10:30 AM

Contact Details:

Richard Shaw

Chief Executive (National Park Officer)

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1. Apologies for absence

2. Declarations of Interest

Members and officers are invited to make any declarations of personal or prejudicial

interests that they may have in relation to items on the agenda and are reminded to make

any declaration at any stage during the meeting if it then becomes apparent that this may be

required when a particular item or issue is considered.

3. Minutes of previous meeting held on 10 October 2011 (Page 1)

4. Urgent Items

To consider any matter on the agenda which the Chairman agrees should be considered as a

matter of urgency to due special circumstances.



5. Application No: 11/03635/FULNP

Proposal: Demolition of extensions to the Sanatorium, the Chapel,

the Lodge and the Engine House; demolition of free

standing storage buildings to the north of the Engine

House; extensions and alterations to the Sanatorium and

conversion of 148 apartments including the provision of

new swimming pool and gym at basement level together

with other communal facilities; use of chapel as shop and

cafe; conversion of Lodge, Engine House, Motor House and

Nurses Accommodation to 30 houses and apartments;

erection of 2 storey terraces and 31/2 storey apartments to

provide 79 assisted care living units (class 2); erection of 51

apartments comprising 7 no. 1 bedroom, 41 no. 2 bed and 3

no. 4 bed units; erection of 108 no. 2 and 2 1/2 storey

houses with detached garage/studios, comprising 26 no.

2bed, 38 no. 3 bed and 44 no.4 and 4+ bed houses;

construction of underground and surface parking facilities;

construction of access roads and drives; provision of estate

maintenance building and compound; construction of

surface water balancing ponds; provision of natural

recreation facilities; and landscaping of the grounds and


Address: King Edward V11 Hospital, Kings Drive, Easebourne,


To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 58/11 Page 6)


6. Application No: 11/03640/LBCNP

Proposal: Demolition of extensions to the Sanatorium the Chapel,

the Lodge and the Engine House; internal and external

alterations and additions to existing buildings to enable use

for shop, café, swimming pool, gym and communal health

care facilities, houses and apartments; and repair,

reinstatement and restoration of walls within the Jekyll


Address: King Edward V11 Hospital, Kings Drive, Easebourne,


To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 59/11 Page 37)


7. Application No: WSCC/029/10/WL/SDNP

Proposal: Proposed backfilling with imported inert waste material to

ensure long term stability of quarry faces

Address: Pendean Sand Quarry, West Lavington

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 60/11 Page 46)


8. Application No: 11/02394/FULNP

Proposal: Proposed erection of 3 no. timber framed cabins for holiday

lets with associated car parking

Address: Blackwool Farm, London Road, Ebernoe, Petworth, West

Sussex, GU28 9ND

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 61/11 Page 79)


9. Application No: 11/01907/SFUL

Proposal: Conversion of Abbots Worthy House in to 10 no. dwellings

and conversion of coach house into 2 no. dwellings;

demolition of existing wing, outbuildings and garage and

erection of new wing comprising of 4 no. flats, garaging

with parterre and 35 no. parking spaces; erection of

regency style building comprising 8 no. dwellings for social

housing and 12 no. associated parking spaces

Address: Abbotsworthy House, Abbots Worthy, Hampshire

To consider a report by the Director of Planning (Report PC 62/11 Page 85)

To all Members of the Planning Committee:

Alun Alesbury, Ken Bodfish, Neville Harrison, Barbara Holyome

David Jenkins, Tom Jones, Charles Peck, Andrew Shaxson & Jennifer Gray

Meeting Papers

Public participation

Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting should register their request, by emailing the following information to public.speaking@southdowns.gov.uk no later than 12 noon on the Monday before the meeting.

  • Name:
  • Address:
  • Phone Number:
  • Email:
  • Planning Application Number:
  • Details of Proposed Development:
  • Indicate if you are speaking in support or against the application:
  • Who are you representing?:
  • In the event that more than 3 people request to speak in favour or against an item it may be necessary for them to agree amongst themselves who should speak at the meeting. In order to facilitate this process we would ask you to confirm that you are happy with us sharing your name and e-mail address with other potential speakers. We will not share any other personal details with any other third parties.
  • YES / NO (delete as appropriate)

Confirmation that you have registered to speak will be send after 12 noon deadline. Further information on public speaking and registering as a speaker.

Please note that there is no catering provision for members of the public during meal breaks. However there are cafes, pubs and shops in Midhurst town centre, approximately 5 minutes’ walk away.

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