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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


There were no apologies for absence received.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 112 KB


The minutes of the meeting held on 5th March 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.


(Moved by Councillor T Jay and seconded by Councillor P Thurgood)


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 451 KB

(Report of the Assistant Director – Growth and Regeneration)


Report of Assistant Director - Growth and Regeneration



Application Number




Single storey rear extensions



50 Thomas Street, Bolehall, Tamworth, B77 3PR



Application deferred for a site visit to assess the impact on the neighbouring property in terms of oppressive outlook and the availability of parking.



(Moved by Councillor J Oates and seconded by Councillor P Standen)



Issue Papers



Application Ref:





Application for the development of land to the north of Coton Lane, Tamworth to

provide 163 dwellings (including the provision of affordable housing and public

open space)




Coton House Farm, Coton Lane, Tamworth



Members raised the following matters to be considered:-


1.    Housing Numbers

1.1 Conformity with the local plan.



2.    Flooding

2.1 Is it standard practice for flooding of properties?


2.2 The hard surfacing of gardens will increase flooding.

2.3 The raising up of the land levels increasing housing numbers should not lead to displacement of flooding elsewhere.



3.    Highways

3.1 Concern about piecemeal considerations of highway considerations.


3.2 Queries over road widths and ability for refuse vehicles and emergency vehicles to access, particularly given parked vehicles.


3.3 Concern about exiting from the development onto Coton Lane and suggest give consideration to providing two accesses to the site and traffic lights.


3.4 Public transport should be improved as part of the proposal.


3.5 There are points in the scheme due to bridged units that make it difficult to access areas for larger vehicles.

HGV’s, refuse vehicles, emergency service vehicle should be able to access the site turning needs to be indicated.


3.6 Concern expressed about walking to school and need for footpaths on Coton Lane.


3.7 Concern that the schools are up to capacity and this may impact on which schools children attend and impact on traffic movements. Traffic modelling should reflect the drive to school.


3.8 Sufficient parking should be provided as part of the proposal for residents and visitors.


3.9 Garage should be 6 metres long by 3 metres wide and should not be converted if needed for parking. Consider conditions to retain as garages.