Agenda and minutes

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Welcome and Introduction

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The Chair welcomed Members of the Planning Committee, Officers and members of the public to the meeting.


Apologies for absence

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Apologies were received from Councillor Julie McManus, she was deputised by Councillor Sue Powell-Wylde.


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To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 16 March 2023.


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The Director of Law and Governance submitted the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16 March 2023.


Resolved – That the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16 March 2023 be approved.



Members are asked whether they have any personal or prejudicial interests in connection with any application on the agenda and, if so, to declare them and state the nature of the interest.

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Members of the Committee were asked whether they had any personal or prejudicial interests in connection with any item on the agenda and if so, to declare them and state what they were. No such declarations were made.


APP/22/01656: Land adjacent to Oak Cottage Noctorum Road, Noctorum, Prenton, Wirral, CH43 9UQ, The erection of a semi-detached villa on land adjacent to Oak Cottage,
with associated parking provision and access (2no. dwellings). pdf icon PDF 315 KB

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The Development Management Manager presented the report of the Director of Regeneration and Place in relation to the above application for consideration.


Objector to the application, Mr Matthew Gilbert, addressed the Committee.


Ward Councillor Gillian Wood addressed the Committee.


A representative of the applicant, Mr Simon Halliwell, addressed the Committee.


On a motion by Councillor Steve Foulkes and seconded by Councillor Kathy Hodson it was –


Resolved (9:3) – that the application be refused on the following grounds.


The loss of this previously undeveloped site for a residential development, particularly one that has a higher density than the prevailing character of the area, would have a clear adverse impact on the character of this area and therefore conflicts with Wirral Unitary Development Plan Policy HS4 and HS5 and the National Planning Policy Framework, in particular Paragraph 124d.