Decision details

S/4279/19/FL - Great Shelford (Land adjacent to Mores Meadow)

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


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Councillor Heather Williams proposed that rental of each of the Alms-houses should not exceed 50% of market rent unless South Cambridgeshire District Council agreed otherwise. This was seconded by Councillor Judith Rippeth and, by affirmation, agreed by the Committee.


By affirmation, the Committee gave officers delegated authority to approve the application subject to


1.     The prior completion of a Legal Agreement under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to ensure

(A)  That the properties remain affordable in perpetuity and that the rents payable by occupiers of the Alms-houses shall not exceed 50% of market rent unless the charity landlord can satisfy South Cambridgeshire District Council that rents should be raised beyond that figure; and

(B)  The future maintenance and management of various on-site areas of green space and landscaping around the residential development, including the central green space and Local Area of Play.


2.     The conditions and informatives set out in the report from the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development.


Although present, Councillor Brian Milnes had missed part of the debate because of technical issues. Therefore he did not vote in relation to either the amendment or the substantive motion.

Publication date: 12/06/2020

Date of decision: 10/06/2020

Decided at meeting: 10/06/2020 - Planning Committee

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