Decision details

S/2513/19/FL - Swavesey (White Willows, Hale Rd)

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

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


All planning applications for Swavesey considered by the Planning Committee since May 2003. For individual reports, please click on the ‘Meetings’ tab above. For further details on all Swavesey planning applications, please visit our Planning Applications Database and select Swavesey from the drop-down list of parishes


Members visited the site on 11 February 2020.


Mr. Ratcliffe (applicant) and Councillor Will Wright (Swavesey Parish Council) addressed the meeting. Members also received an e-mail from Henry Doble (applicant’s agent).


Councillor Deborah Roberts pointed out the conflict between this application and the South Cambridgeshire Local Plan 2018, The site was outside the Village Framework and the District Council now had a five-year housing land supply.


The Committee refused the application for the reasons set out in the report from the Joint Director of Planning and Econom Development.


(Councillor Deborah Roberts paid tribute to Aaron Sands, the case officer, who was leaving South Cambridgeshire District Council to join Huntingdonshire District Council as a Planner. The Committee expressed its appreciation of Aaron Sands’ work for the Planning Committee over the years.)

Publication date: 03/03/2020

Date of decision: 12/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 12/02/2020 - Planning Committee

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