Decision details

S/4329/18/OL - Hinxton (Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1RQ)

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

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


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By eight votes to one, the Planning Committee endorsed approval of the Outline application subject to:


a)    Consultation with, and confirmation from, the Secretary of State that the application is not to be called in for his determination;


b)    The planning conditions set out in Appendix A to the report from the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development and as set out on the Update report:


(i)            Condition 9 being amended

(ii)           Condition 51 being deleted

(iii)          Further consideration of conditions regarding sustainability and water and the emerging LP


and the final wording of any significant amendments to conditions being agreed by officers in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman prior to the issuing of the Decision Notice;


c)    The prior completion of a Legal Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to include the Heads of Terms as set out in the report, and any other Heads of Terms or the detail including phasing and triggers, that are still under negotiation. The final wording of any significant amendments to the Heads of Terms listed in the report to be agreed in consultation with the Chairman and Vice- Chairman; and


d)    Delegated authority being given to officers to set out as part of the decision notice and in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (EIA) Regulations 2017, reg. 29 ‘information to accompany decisions’ a reasoned conclusion of the significant effects of the development on the environment and to carry out appropriate notification under reg. 30 accordingly.


(Councillors Henry Batchelor, John Batchelor, Bradnam, Cahn, Fane, Heylings, Milnes and Wright voted to approve the application. Councillor Heather Williams voted to refuse)

Publication date: 29/10/2019

Date of decision: 24/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/10/2019 - Planning Committee

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