Decision details

BE/152/22/PL, 40-54 Maple Gardens and 1-9 Sycamore Road, Bersted, PO22 9LB

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Application under Regulation 3 of the Town and Country Planning (General Regulations) 1992 for the removal of existing timber cladding and installation of new Hardie Plank cement board product to match existing in appearance, windows currently set into the clad areas will also be replaced with new windows on a like for like basis and existing rainwater goods will also be replaced on a like for like basis. This site is in CIL Zone 4 (Zero Rated) as other development.


The Planning Area Team Leader presented the report. One Member raised sustainability issues with the use of cement-based cladding in light of the Council’s own zero carbon-based procurement intentions. Another Member spoke in support of the cladding and believed that it would enhance the area. The recommendation was then proposed by Councillor Chace and seconded by Councillor Kelly.


The Committee




That the application be APPROVED CONDITIONALLY as detailed in the report subject to the conditions as detailed.

Report author: Jonny Cooper

Publication date: 13/03/2023

Date of decision: 08/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 08/03/2023 - Planning Committee

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