Contact Officer: Emily Barry, Democratic Services Officer

Tel: 07717 272442



Date: 5 April 2023








Planning Committee


WILL BE HELD ON Wednesday 19 April 2023 at 6.00 pm


Meeting Room 1, Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon, OX14 3JE


You can watch this meeting via the council's YouTube channel


Members of the Committee:

David Bretherton (Chair)

Peter Dragonetti (Vice-Chair)

Ken Arlett

Tim Bearder

Sam Casey-Rerhaye

Victoria Haval

Elizabeth Gillespie

Lorraine Hillier

Axel Macdonald

Ian Snowdon

Alan Thompson



Celia Wilson

Stefan Gawrysiak

Alexandrine Kantor

Mocky Khan

Jane Murphy

Caroline Newton

Sue Roberts

Jo Robb

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 the previous meeting (Pages 5 - 12)


To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meeting held on 15 March 2023. 





Declarations of interest 


To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and non-registrable interests or any conflicts of interest in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.





Urgent business 


To receive notification of any matters which the chair 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circumstances which have made the matters urgent and to receive any notification of any applications deferred or withdrawn.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











P22/S3609/FUL - Horse & Harrow, Main Street, West Hagbourne, OX11 0NB 

Change of use of existing public house (Sui Generis) to provide a three-bed dwelling and a four-bed dwelling (Use C3), erection of a three-bed and two four-bed dwellings (Use C3) on land adjacent to the public house accessed from Main Street, with associated parking and landscaping, along with the demolition of existing outbuilding (amended plans received 1 and 8 December 2022 to rectify discrepancy on existing elevation plans, amended boundary treatment, revised energy statement, revised site plan to include air source heat pumps and biodiversity metric and amended red line plan to reduce site area received 8 February 2023. Further amended plans also received on 15 February 2023 to include amended visibility splays, turning area, car parking, amendment to the roof of plot 1, amendment to the finish of the dwellings to render, and the setting back of plot 5).


13 - 76










P23/S0268/FUL and P23/S0269/LB - 23 reading Road, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 1AB 

Change of use of the ground floor from retail to retail and residential.


77 - 102