Contact Officer: Paul Bateman, Democratic Services Officer

Tel: 07895 213740



Date: 7 December 2021







Planning Committee


WILL BE HELD ON Wednesday 15 December 2021 at 6.00 pm


First Floor Meeting Space, 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, OX14 4SB


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Members of the Committee:

David Bretherton (Chair)

Peter Dragonetti (Vice-Chair)

Ken Arlett

Tim Bearder

Victoria Haval

Elizabeth Gillespie

Lorraine Hillier

Axel Macdonald

Jo Robb

Ian Snowdon

Alan Thompson




Celia Wilson

Sam Casey-Rerhaye

Stefan Gawrysiak

Alexandrine Kantor

Mocky Khan

Jane Murphy

Caroline Newton

Sue Roberts

David Turner

Kellie Hinton


Alternative formats of this publication are available on request.  These include large print, Braille, audio, email and easy read. For this or any other special requirements (such as access facilities) please contact the officer named on this agenda.  Please give as much notice as possible before the meeting.

Patrick Arran

Head of Legal and Democratic



Chair's announcements 


To receive any announcements from the chair and general housekeeping matters.





Apologies for absence 


To record apologies for absence and the attendance of substitute members.





Minutes of previous meetings  (Pages 5 - 20)


To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meetings held on Wednesday 22 September 2021 and Wednesday 13 October 2021. 





Declarations of interest 


To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.  





Urgent business 


To receive notification of any matters which the chairman determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent and to receive any notification of any applications deferred or withdrawn.





Proposals for site visits 





Public participation 


To receive any statements from members of the public that have registered to speak on planning applications which are being presented to this committee meeting. 




Development control applications





Planning applications - background papers and additional information


All the background papers with the exception of those papers marked exempt/confidential (eg those held in enforcement files) used in the reports in this agenda are held in the application file (working file) referenced by the application number.


Any additional information received following the publication of this agenda will be reported and summarised at the meeting.






Summary index of applications



Site Address


Application No











Harlesford Farm near Tetsworth 

The construction and operation of a solar photovoltaic farm and associated infrastructure, including inverters, substation compound, security cameras, fencing, access tracks and landscaping. As clarified by information received 26 October 2020, 11 November 2020, 1 February 2021 and 18 November 2021 and amended by drawings received 21 December 2020 and 9 February 2021.


21 - 48










Land to south west of Cowley Substation, Nuneham Courtenay 

Installation of renewable led energy generating station comprising ground-mounted photovoltaic solar arrays and battery-based electricity storage containers together with substation, inverter/transformer stations, site accesses, internal access tracks, security measures, access gates, other ancillary infrastructure, landscaping and biodiversity enhancements.


49 - 76










Land to the south of Newnham Manor, Crowmarsh Gifford 

Hybrid planning application for the erection of 100 new residential dwellings including new access road off the A4074, public open space (full application) and the provision of school land (outline application) at Newnham Manor, Crowmarsh Gifford (as amended by plans submitted 26 November 2019, 18 December 2019, 14 January 2020 and 18 May 2020 and revised Arboricultural Assessment received 5 May 2020, and as amended by plans and information received 30 April 2021).


77 - 112










Grove Farm, Patemore Lane, Pishill 

The erection of 5 holiday pods, maintenance building, managers flat and associated landscaping and parking (as amended to realign maintenance building).


113 - 132



























Site Address


Application No