Agenda and decisions

Strategic Planning Committee - Thursday 2nd November 2023 1.00 pm

Venue: Meeting Room 3 - Town Hall, Huddersfield. View directions

Contact: Andrea Woodside  Email:


No. Item


Membership of the Committee

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



All Committee Members were present.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 343 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 5 October 2023.


Approved 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 Disposable Pecuniary Interest, which would prevent them from participating in any discussion or vote on an item, or any other interests.



Councillors Armer, S Hall, Pattison, A Pinnock and Sokhal advised that they may have historically received lobbying on matters connected to this site.


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.



It was noted that all agenda items would be considered in public session.


Public Question Time

To receive any public questions.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11, the period for the asking and answering of public questions shall not exceed 15 minutes.


Any questions must be submitted in writing at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting.


No questions were asked.



The Committee will receive any petitions and/or 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 submit a petition at the meeting relating to a matter on which the body has powers and responsibilities.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10, Members of the Public must submit a deputation in writing, at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting and shall subsequently be notified if the deputation shall be heard. A maximum of four deputations shall be heard at any one meeting.


No deputations or petitions were received.


Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 263 KB

The Planning Committee will consider Planning Application 2021/92734.


Please note that any members of the public who wish to speak at the meeting must register to speak by 5.00pm (for phone requests) or 11:59pm (for email requests) on Monday 30 October 2023.


To register, please email or phone the Governance Team on 01484 221000.


Planning Application - Application No: 2021/92734 pdf icon PDF 401 KB

Improvement and widening of the A629 to include junction improvements, re-positioning of footways and footway improvements, pedestrian crossing provision, the alteration, demolition and erection of walls, construction of retaining walls, erection of fencing, hard and soft landscaping to include the removal of trees and replacement planting, replacement street lighting, change of use of land to highway and change of use to and formation of car park on land adjoining 103 Halifax Road (within a Conservation Area) - various locations at A629 Halifax Road, Huddersfield.


Wards affected: Lindley/Greenhead


Contact: Richard Gilbert


Application approved.