Recommendation: Conditional approval subject to legal agreement
Proposal: Full application for the proposed change of use of agricultural land to recreational use (D2 Use class) (to provide a Suitable Alternative Natural Green Space) with associated access, car park, footpaths and landscaping works.
Applicant: Cooper Estates Strategic Land Limited
The Committee received and reviewed a report about this application as set out in agenda pages 157 to 182.
The Committee was advised that the Members’ Update included the following:
· Additional consultation response from WBC Green Infrastructure;
· Additional condition around hours of work.
In response to question from Angus Ross, Graham Vaughn confirmed that condition 10 referred to the provision of a footpath link between the footpath network within the site and Shinfield Byway 25, Woodcock Lane.
RESOLVED: That application 192884 be approved subject to completion of a legal agreement to secure ownership of the land for recreational use as a SANG; its maintenance in perpetuity by the Local Authority; and, a commuted sum towards maintenance, conditions and informatives as set out in agenda pages 158 to 163, and additional condition as set out in the Members’ Update.