Planning Committee - Wednesday, 1 February 2023 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Darius Zarazel, Democratic Services Officer  07917 088376

No. Item


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 pdf icon PDF 283 KB

To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meeting held on 11 January 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circumstances which have made the matters urgent and to receive any notification of any applications deferred or withdrawn.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


P22/S3363/FUL - Grove Farm, Patemore Lane, Pishill, RG9 6HH pdf icon PDF 257 KB

Conversion of existing barn into single 4 bedroom dwelling, construction of new car port and renovation of existing stables. Demolition of all other site buildings and upgrade of existing vehicular entrance (as amended to detail the extent of the domestic garden and to reduce the areas of glazing).

Additional documents:


P22/S3194/FUL - Whiteleaf Furniture Ltd, Lupton Road, Thame, OX9 3SE pdf icon PDF 249 KB

Alterations to an existing building and use as altered as a builders merchant (storage, distribution, trade counter, offices, tool hire and ancillary retail) with associated external storage, resurfacing of yard, erection of 2.4m high fence and gates. (Amended plans received 22 November 2022 showing some changes to the layout, parking, vehicle tracking and the removal of the new access on Lupton Road and the description has been amended to reflect the removal of the new access on the application. As amended by information received 09 January 2023).

Additional documents:


P22/S2790/FUL - Kingsley House, Crowsley Road, Lower Shiplake, RG9 3LU pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Alteration and refurbishment of existing building containing 4 flats to create 6 flats (2 x 3-bed, 2 x 2-bed, 2 x 1-bed) with associated car parking, landscaping, and alterations to driveway to provide passing places (additional bat survey report received 27th September 2022 and changes to turning island, increased planting area and information on construction methodology and section details for lightwells as shown on amended plans and additional information received 1st November 2022 and details of adjoining Kingsley Court corrected as shown on plans received 5th January 2023).

Additional documents:


P22/S1193/HH - Willows Reach, Mill Lane, Lower Shiplake, RG9 3LY pdf icon PDF 542 KB

Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) - two additional shipping containers for storage and associated roof/wall amendments to suit on planning application P18/S1837/HH. (As amended by plans received 28 November 2022 to render the exterior of containers).


Demolition of existing mono-pitched gymnasium, erection of replacement flat roof gymnasium to match the architectural style of the main house and garage building. Replacement front boundary treatment from close boarded timber fence to rendered blockwork with new vehicular gates.

Additional documents:


P22/S3602/S73 - Grove Hill Farm, Manor Road, Towersey, OX9 3QT pdf icon PDF 373 KB

Variation of condition 2 (Approved plans) on planning application P22/S0537/FUL to consider the acceptability of constructing the proposed dwelling at existing ground level in light of additional support information in the form of a Landscape & Visual Technical Note. (As amplified by additional information received 02 December 2022).


Erection of replacement dwelling with associated parking and landscaping. Erection of a replacement pool house, machinery store and gates.

Additional documents: