Planning Agenda

Planning Agenda

Monday 7th October 2019 in the Council Chamber, Cornwalls Meadow, Buckingham at 7pm

Venue: The Town Council Chamber, Cornwalls Meadow, Buckingham, MK18 1RP View directions

Contact: Louise Stubbs; Email:

Please note that the meeting will be preceded by a Public Session in accordance with Standing Order 3.f, which will last for a maximum of 15 minutes, and time for examination of the plans by Members.


  1. Apologies for Absence
    Members are asked to receive apologies from Members.
  2. Declarations of Interest
    To receive declarations of any personal or prejudicial interest under consideration on this agenda in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 Sections 26-34 & Schedule 4.
  3. Minutes
    To receive the minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on Monday 9th September 2019 to be put before the Full Council meeting to be held on 18th November 2019.
    Copy previously circulated
  4. Invited guests – University site Tingewick Road [Hartridges]
    To receive Mr. Mark Panter of Panter Hudspith Architects to discuss proposed amendments to application 18/01670/ADP.
  5. Buckingham Neighbourhood Plan/Vale of Aylesbury Plan
    5.1 Vision & Design Statement:
    Motion from Cllr. Stuchbury
    The Buckingham Vision & Design Statement will reach its 20th anniversary in 2021 and in recognition of this I am proposing the following:
    • That Buckingham Town Council, in conjunction with the Buckingham Society, reviews the V&D Statement in line with current planning guidance as part of the preparation of the revised Buckingham Neighbourhood Plan.
    • That Buckingham Town Council seeks confirmation of the Buckinghamshire Council’s intent to adopt the Buckingham V&D Statement as a Design Guide, replacing the current AVDC SPG .
    • That Buckingham Town Council, in conjunction with the Buckingham Society and other interested parties, hold a celebration event marking 20 years of the Buckingham Design Guide.
    5.2 (267/19; removal of Site M from VALP) to receive a response from Cllr. Paternoster. Appendix A
    5.3 To note a response from Mr. Bercow indicating he has passed the concerns to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick MP for an answer.

  6. Action Reports
    5.1 To receive action reports as per the attached list. Appendix B
  7. Forward Planning
    7.1 To discuss and agree key policy aims and objectives for a Business Plan covering the next 5 years for the Planning Committee, and whether the Committee needs any budget associated with these;                                                                                                                                PL/65/19
  8. Planning Applications
    For Member’s information the next scheduled Development Management Committee meetings are 17th October 2019 and 7th November 2019, with SDMC meetings on 16th October 2019 and 6th November 2019.

To consider planning applications received from AVDC and other applications

  1. 19/03195/APP 38 Bourton Road MK18 1BE
    Two storey side/rear extension and single storey front extension
  2. 19/03223/APP 5 Swallow Close, MK18 7ER
    Single storey side and and rear extension and garage conversion
  3. 19/03261/APP Mulberry Giftware & Collectables, 8 Cornwalls Centre,
    MK18 1SB [ex Curious Minds vintage shop, 8 Cornwall Place]
    Change of use of A1 Shop to Sui Generis

Change of use is to dog grooming salon

The following two applications may conveniently be considered together, but note that the second one is an ACL not for consultation

  1. 19/03342/APP 2 Mallard Drive, MK18 1GJ
    First floor front extension
  2. 19/03350/ACL Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for a Proposed
    single storey rear extension to a dwelling with matching materials
  3. 19/03378/APP Lauriston, Avenue Road MK18 1QA
    Single storey side extension
  4. 19/03398/APP Oddfellows Hall, 48 Well Street, MK18 1EP
    Conversion of former meeting place (Class D1) to form 9№ student apartments (Class C3) with associated communal facilities

Summary report attached. PL/66/19

  1. 19/03421/APP 18 Edging Lane, MK18 7SD
    Rear dormer and 3№ roof lights to front
  2. 19/03433/APP 8 London Road, MK18 1AS
    Two storey rear and two story side extension

Members opposed the previous application (subsequently withdrawn) on the grounds that it was too close to the property boundary and not clearly subsidiary. This application shows the extension 1m from the boundary and subsidiary to the existing ridgeline. The footprint of the whole house is slightly larger than before, as the rear extension is deeper and it is two-storey; only the side extension was two-storey in the previous application.


The following Additional Information has been received:

  1. 19/03161/APP 32 Bradfield Avenue, MK18 1PR
    Demolition of existing rear extension and erection of two storey side and single storey rear extension.
    New document: Amended plan

The following Minor Amendments /Additional Information has been received, for information only:

  1. 19/01326/APP The Old Latin House, Market Hill MK18 1JX
  2. 19/01327/ALB Removal of the front elevation, pier and roof of the link building that
    links the front wing of the Old Latin House with the intermediate and
    rear wings.
    Installation of a new pier built in stone and a glass screen between the pier and the rear wing at ground floor only. Installation of first floor external wall and window to be supported on a new beam spanning between the front and rear wings, such external wall being set behind the gable end corner of the front wing. Installation of a new single pitched tile roof over the ground floor.
    Extension of the existing tile roof of the intermediate wing over the first floor.
    New documents: Response of Heritage & Conservation Officer and applicant’s history and context description as requested.
  3. 19/02225/APP The Royal Latin School, Chandos Road MK18 1AX
    Installation of 500 linear metres of 2m high boundary fencing to the rear playing fields of the school; fencing will be powder coated black and be of a mesh anti-climb construction, a new pedestrian gate will be installed where an old gate is currently leading to Swan Pool.King [RLS] New documents: Arboricultural Method Statement [Nicholsons]
    Detailed Tree Investigation Report (on the Oak Tree) (MacIntyre Trees)
    Leaflet on different style of fence (vertical bars rather than mesh)
    Letter of support from the Head Teacher of The Buckingham School
  1. Planning Decisions

To receive for information details of planning decisions made by AVDC as per ‘Bulletin’ and other decisions.

BTC                        Officer                          response             recommn.

18/04641/AAD, 18/04642/ALB Scissors Barbers, Bullring Barber pole & fascia signage Partial oppose (retrospective)
19/02864/APP 1 Skelton Road Single storey rear extension No objections
19/02571/APP 132 Moreton Road Single storey rear extension, left extension and a porch No objections
19/01984/APP, 18/03647/APP 6 Market Hill, Minor amendments to plans No objections

Not Consulted on:


19/02800/ACL 9 Twickenham Road Loft conversion with dormer & rooflights


19/02785/ACL 2 Constance Street Loft conversion with roof-lights
PDR removed for roof-lights fronting a highways

Declared invalid (full application required)

19/03056/ACL 1 Candleford Court Ch/use commercial to residential

  1. Development Management Committee
    10.1 Strategic Development Management (25th September 2019) Cancelled
    10.2 Development Management (26th September 2019) No Buckingham applications
  2. Enforcement
    11.1 To receive a response from Enforcement listing the decisions etc. on all BTC reported cases (any cases resulting in planning applications omitted) Appendix C part 1 and Appendix C part 2
    11.2 To report any new breaches
  3. Consultation: 5G Mobile Coverage In Rural Areas
    To note the guidance from NALC about the consultation from DMCS and to agree a response. Appendix D
  4. Planning Training - Enforcement
    Details originally circulated by email 8th May 2019, and attached
    The Town Clerk has reserved 4 places on the course and Members are now asked to confirm their interest in attending. Appendix E
  5. Cycleway complaint
    To receive and discuss a complaint made to Cllr. Stuchbury as District Councillor about the new cycleway. A set of BTC photos of the signage is appended for information. Appendix F
  6. Matters to report
    Members to report any damaged, superfluous and redundant signage in the town, access issues or any other urgent matter.
  7. Chairman’s items for information
  8. Date of the next meeting: Monday 28th October 2019 following the Interim Council meeting.