Contact Officer: Paul Bateman, Democratic Services Officer

Tel: 07895 213740




Date: 1 March 2022







Planning Committee


WILL BE HELD ON Wednesday 9 March 2022 at 7.00 pm


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


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If you are attending in person you will need to bring a portable device, such as a laptop or tablet to listen to and watch the meeting. You will also need to bring a headset/headphones.


Members of the Committee:

Max Thompson (Chair)

Val Shaw (Vice-Chair)

Ron Batstone

Cheryl Briggs


Jenny Hannaby

Diana Lugova

Ben Mabbett


Mike Pighills

Janet Shelley



Substitutes Councillors

Jerry Avery

Paul Barrow, Dr

Eric Batts

Nathan Boyd

Andy Cooke

Amos Duveen

Hayleigh Gascoigne

Simon Howell

Alison Jenner


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  (Pages 4 - 17)


To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meetings held on Wednesday 10 November 2021 and Tuesday 7 December 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. 





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. 





Planning applications


All the background papers, with the exception of those papers marked exempt/confidential (e.g. within Enforcement Files) used in the following reports within this agenda are held (normally electronically) in the application file (working file) and referenced by its application number.  These are available to view at the Council Offices (135 Milton Park, Milton) during normal office hours.


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











P21/V1498/FUL - Old Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon 

Extension and change of use to create a hotel (as amended by plans received 9 July 2021, information and plan received 9 September 2021, and plans received 15 February 2022).


18 - 36










P21/V3388/LB - Old Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon 

Part demolition of rear of building, replacement extension and other internal alterations to create a hotel (as amended by plans received 15 February 2022).


37 - 49










P21/V3148/HH - 2 Bertie Road, Cumnor 

Demolition of attached garage and erection of two storey extension on the same footprint. Erection of attached double garage at front of dwelling. Note, this forms an amendment to application P18/V0136/HH which is currently under construction, and a subsequent application P21/V1867/HH which was withdrawn.


50 - 61










P21/V3298/FUL - 65 St Johns Road, Abingdon 

Change of use of retail (E use class) into restaurant (E use class) and takeaway (Sui Generis) including installation of extraction flue system to side.


62 - 70