Agenda item

Planning Application - 2021/93621

Erection of 12 dwellings and associated works (within a Conservation Area) on land off Fullwood Drive, Golcar, Huddersfield.


Contact Officer: Ellie Thornhill, Planning Services


Ward(s) affected: Golcar


Approved (delegated to Head of Planning and Development).



The Committee considered Application 2021/93621 in respect of the erection of 12 dwellings and associated works (within a Conservation Area) on land off Fullwood Drive, Golcar, Huddersfield.


Under the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 37, the Committee received a representation from Hamish Gledhill (on behalf of the applicant).


Resolved –


(1)      That approvaloftheapplicationandissueofthedecisionnotice be delegatedto theHeadofPlanningandDevelopmentinorderto:

(a)      completethelistofconditions including those contained within the report, as set out below:


1.       Three years to commence development.

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

3.       Sample of facing materials.

4.       Samples of roofing materials.

5.       Details of all new windows and doors.

6.       Window frames and stonework for blind windows set back into reveal by 75-100mm.

7.       Details of pedestrian connection.

8.       Details of proposed internal adoptable roads.

9.       Submission of a Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP).

10.      Submission of road survey.

11.      Permeable surfacing to all vehicle parking areas.

12.      Removal of Permitted Development rights for the garages at Plots 2-7.

13.      Submission of full drainage details.

14.      Assessment of the effects of a 1 in 100 year storm event.

15.      Submission of temporary drainage for surface water.

16.      Submission of a Biodiversity Enhancement and Management Plan (BEMP).

17.      Submission of a Construction Environmental Management Plan CEMP (for biodiversity).

18.      Details of temporary waste arrangements.

19.      Details of measures to deter crime and anti-social behaviour.

20.      Submission of all hard and soft landscape materials.

21.      Submission of an AIP for any new retaining walls/buildings adjacent to the adoptable highway.

22.      An assessment of the adequacy of the steep embankment.

23.      Details of any drainage within the highway.

24.      Submission of a Phase 1 Report.

25.      Submission of a Phase 2 Report.

26.      Submission of a Remediation Strategy.

27.      Development in accordance with approved Remediation Strategy.

28.      Submission of a Validation Report.

29.      Details of Electric Vehicle Charging Points (EVCP’s).

30.      Removal of Permitted Development rights for ground floor openings within the western elevation of Plot 1.

31.      Details of renewable energy and/or energy efficiency measures

32.      Removal of Permitted Development rights within Part 1 and Class A of Part 2 of the General Permitted Development Order (GDPO).

33.      Details of finished floor levels.

34.      No removal of hedgerows, trees or shrubs shall take place b  etween 1st March and 31st August inclusive.

35.      Submission of a revised Arboricultural Method Statement.

36.      Details of any additional tree works required during the construction process that are not identified within the revised Arboricultural Method Statement.


(b)      secure a S106 agreement to cover the following matters:

(i)        Affordable housing – Two affordable housing units (1 affordable or social rent and 1 first home) to be provided in perpetuity.

(ii)       Open space – £26,883 off-site contribution.

(iii)      Education – £21,276 contribution to be spent on priority admission area schools within the geographical vicinity of this site. Payments would be made in instalments and on a pre-occupation basis, per phase. Instalment schedule to be agreed.

(iv)     Sustainable transport - £5,115 contribution towards measures to encourage the use of sustainable modes of transport.

(v)       Management – The establishment of a management company for the management and maintenance of any land not within private curtilages or adopted by other parties and of infrastructure (including surface water drainage until formally adopted by the statutory undertaker). Section 106 agreement to include a plan clearly defining all land which would be the responsibility of the management company.

(vi)     Biodiversity – £15,640 contribution towards off-site provision to achieve a 10% biodiversity net gain.


(2)      In the circumstances where the Section 106 agreement has not been completed within three months of the date of the Committee’s resolution then the Head of Planning and Development shall consider whether permission should be refused on the grounds that the proposals are unacceptable in the absence of the mitigation and benefits that would have been secured and, if so, the Head of Planning and Development be authorised to determine the application and impose appropriate reasons for refusal under delegated powers.


A recorded vote was taken in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 42 (5) as follows:

For: Councillors Armer, Crook, E Firth,  Hall, Pattison, A Pinnock (6 votes)

Against: (no votes)


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