Agenda, decisions and minutes

Strategic Planning Committee - Thursday 8th September 2022 1.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall, Huddersfield. View directions

Contact: Sheila Dykes  Email:


No. Item


Membership of the Committee

To receive any apologies for absence, or details of substitutions to Committee membership.


All Members of the Committee were in attendance.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 418 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 11th August 2022.




Resolved –

That the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 11th August 2022 be agreed as a correct record.


Declaration of Interests and Lobbying pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Committee Members will advise (i) if there are any items on the Agenda upon which they have been lobbied and/or (ii) if there are any items on the Agenda in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, which would prevent them from participating in any discussion or vote on an item, or any other interests.


No interests were disclosed.


Admission of the Public

Most agenda items will be considered in public session, however, it shall be advised whether the Committee will consider any matters in private, by virtue of the reports containing information which falls within a category of exempt information as contained at Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.



All items were considered in public.


Public Question Time

To receive any public questions in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11.


No questions were received.



The Committee will receive any petitions and hear any deputations from members of the public. A deputation is where up to five people can attend the meeting and make a presentation on some particular issue of concern.


A member of the public can also hand in a petition at the meeting but that petition should relate to something on which the body has powers and responsibilities.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10 (2), Members of the Public should provide at least 24 hours’ notice of presenting a deputation.  



No deputations or petitions were received.


Planning Application - Application No: 2021/92086 pdf icon PDF 656 KB

Erection of 277 residential dwellings and associated infrastructure and access (amended scheme) on land at Bradley Villa Farm, Bradley Road, Bradley, Huddersfield.


Ward(s) affected: Ashbrow


Contact: Victor Grayson, Planning Services


Approval delegated to the Head of Planning and Development.


The Committee considered Application 2021/92086 in respect of the erection of 277 residential dwellings and associated infrastructure and access (amended scheme) on land at Bradley Villa Farm, Bradley Road, Bradley, Huddersfield.



(1) That, subject to the Secretary of State not calling-in the application, approval of the application and issue of the decision notice be delegated to the Head of Planning and Development in order to:


(a)  Complete the list of conditions, including those contained within the report (with the exception of the condition relating to the delivery of Bradley Bar roundabout works) and the Planning Update, and as set out below:

1.    Three years to commence development.

2.    Development to be carried out in accordance with the approved plans and specifications.

3.    Submission of a Construction (Environmental) Management Plan, including details of engagement with local residents.

4.    Submission of a Construction Environmental Management Plan (biodiversity).

5.    Provision of site entrance and visibility splays prior to works commencing.

6.    Submission of details of temporary drainage.

7.    Submission of details of temporary waste collection.

8.    Archaeological investigation.

9.    Delivery of Bradford Road junction works and details of allowance for possible future junction works.

10.Submission of details of spine road / Shepherds Thorn Lane junction.

11.Submission of details relating to internal adoptable roads.

12.Cycle parking provision to be provided within the site.

13.Provision of Electric Vehicle charging points (one charging point per dwelling with dedicated parking).

14.Restriction on occupation until odour source has ceased.

15.Submission of details of electricity connection serving HS11 site.

16.Provision of waste storage and collection.

17.Submission of details of any highway retaining structures.

18.Further site investigation related to coal mining legacy.

19.Submission of a revised drainage strategy.

20.Submission of flood routing details.

21.Site to be developed by separate systems of drainage for foul and surface water on and off site.

22.Submission of details of parking surface treatments.

23.Submission of an Intrusive Site Investigation Report (Phase II Report).

24.Submission of Remediation Strategy.

25.Implementation of Remediation Strategy.

26.Submission of Validation Report.

27.Submission of a noise report specifying measures to be taken to protect future occupants of the development from noise, and details of ventilation.

28.Submission of air quality assessment and details of mitigation measures.

29.Submission of details of crime prevention measures.

30.Submission of details of external materials (and site-wide review of materials).

31.Submission of details of electricity substation(s).

32.Submission of details of boundary treatments.

33.Submission of details of air source heat pumps (appearance, noise and maintenance).

34.Submission of details (including surface treatment, bollards and any boundary treatment) of foul water pumping station.

35.Submission of details of external lighting.

36.Submission of full landscaping scheme, including details of open space and playspace.

37.Submission of a Biodiversity Enhancement Management Plan.

38.Submission of a Tree Protection Plan and Arboricultural Method Statement.

39.No removal of vegetation during bird nesting season.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.