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Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors S Claymore, K Norchi and P Standen


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 104 KB


The minutes of the meeting held on 1 August 2017 were approved and signed as a correct record.


(Moved by Councillor J Chesworth and seconded by Councillor M Oates)


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.


When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 



There were no Declarations of Interest.


Schedule of Applications pdf icon PDF 270 KB

(The Report of the Corporate Director of Growth, Assets and Environment)


The Report of the Corporate Director of Growth, Assets and Environment


Application Number: 0220/2017


Development: Nature Reserve Extension


Location: Former Municipal Golf Course, Eagle Drive, Amington, Tamworth



Approved with conditions



(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor M Oates)


Application Number: 0133/2017


Appeal Reference: APP/Z3445/D/17/3175484


Development: Proposed first floor extension over existing ground floor


Location: 10 Linden Close, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 3HB



For information only



Application Number: 0167/2017


Appeal Reference: APP/Z3445D/17/3176983


Development: Remodelling of property raising height including first floor side extension and pitched roof over garage to front, single storey rear extension (Resubmission of 0418/2016)


Location: 2 Robinson Close, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8LY



For information only



Issue Papers


Application Number: 0387/2017


Development: Phase 3 – Reserved matters application for the construction of 269 dwellings and associated landscaping and public open space


Location: Former Municipal Golf Course, Eagle Drive, Amington, Tamworth


As well as the issues identified in the Issues Paper Members raised the following matters to be considered:-


1.    Details of the materials used for the apartments could include the use of render

2.    Services to the apartments should be hidden/disguised so that they do not adversely affect the appearance of the development

3.    Bin stores should be designed in an attractive manner, using robust materials, and should be secure

4.    Connections into the local nature reserve should be identified

5.    Footpath and cycleway linkages should be provided in accordance with the agreed masterplan

6.    Consideration should be given to creating distinct character areas, with landmark buildings to aid legibility for residents and visitors to the development

7.    Consideration should be given to the realignment of roads to create visual interest and assist in reducing vehicle speeds thereby improving highway safety

8.    It should be demonstrated that a refuse vehicle, of the size used by the Lichfield and Tamworth Joint Refuse Service, can be accommodated by the submission of tracked path details

9.    Parking provision should accord with adopted standards