Decision details

S/0791/18/FL - Waterbeach (Land between Cody Road and Railway)

Decision Maker: Development and Conservation Control Committee (see also Planning Committee), Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


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By seven votes to three, the Committee gave officers delegated authority to approve the application subject to


1.     The prior completion of a Legal Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 or, as an alternative, by virtue of a Unilateral Undertaking securing payment by the applicant of an index-linked sum of up to £50,000 as a contribution towards offsite highway works, including provision for traffic calming along Way Lane, Waterbeach , and improvements for pedestrians at the junction of Denny End Road and Bannold Road in Waterbeach;


2.     The Conditions and Informatives set out in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development and Principal Planning Officer, any amendments and the final wording to be determined by officers after consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee;


3.     An additional Condition as follows:


Highway Improvements


The railway station shall not be brought into use until traffic calming measures to enable safer pedestrian crossing of the road at the junction of Denny End Road and Bannold Road has been implemented in accordance with a scheme that will have been submitted to and agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.


Reason: To safeguard the amenities of nearby residents, in accordance with policy TR/3 of the South Cambridgeshire Local Development Framework Development Control Policies (Adopted July 2007) and policy TI/2 of the draft South Cambridgeshire Local Plan (2018)”; and


4.     The call-in and consideration of the application by the Secretary of State because of a third-party request to do so.


Councillors John Batchelor, Dr. Cahn, Fane, Handley, Heylings, Milnes and Rippeth voted to grant delegated approval. Councillors Topping, Heather Williams and Wright voted to refuse the application.

Publication date: 14/09/2018

Date of decision: 12/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 12/09/2018 - Planning Committee

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