Contact Officer: Emily Barry, Democratic Services Officer


Tel: 07717 272442




Date: 13 June 2023







Planning Committee


WILL BE HELD ON Wednesday 21 June 2023 at 7.00 pm


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


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




Members of the Committee:

Max Thompson (Chair)

Val Shaw (Vice-Chair)

Ron Batstone

Cheryl Briggs


Jenny Hannaby

Diana Lugova

Robert Maddison


Mike Pighills

Jill Rayner



Substitutes Councillors

Paul Barrow, Dr

Andy Cooke

Hayleigh Gascoigne

Emily Smith

Robert Clegg

Lucy Edwards

Oliver Forder

Katherine Foxhall

Scott Houghton

Sarah James

Viral Patel


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 - 11)


To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meeting held on 31 May 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. 





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 (Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon, OX14 3JE) 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











P22/V1910/RM - Phase 5 North East Parcel, Crab Hill, Wantage 

Approval of Reserved Matters (appearance, landscaping, layout, scale, and internal access) for the construction of 145 dwellings with associated car parking, landscaping, and highways infrastructure, in relation to the Northeast parcel, pursuant to permission ref. P21/V2544/FUL; along with details to discharge conditions 8, 13, 17, 19, 20, 21, 24, 28, 31, 35, 36 and 37 of P21/V2544/FUL. The outline planning application was an environmental impact assessment application, and an environmental statement was submitted to the planning authority at that time (as amended by plans and information received 27 October 2022, plans and information received 8 March 2023, additional drainage information received 3 April 2023 and plans received 19 May 2023).


12 - 29










P23/V0865/RM - Land south of Civic Square, Crab Hill, Wantage, OX12 7GS 

Approval of Reserved Matters (all matters) for a new community hub, secure outdoor spaces, associated landscaping and car parking pursuant to planning permission ref: P21/V2544/FUL; along with details to discharge conditions 8, 17, 19, 20, 21, 24, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38 and 53 of P21/V2544/FUL. (As amended by plan received 02 May 2023).


30 - 51










P22/V2718/HH - Northcourt Lodge, 106 Oxford Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 2AG 

Removal of fence at side of property dividing front and rear gardens. Erection of new dividing fence in new position nearer the front of the house.


52 - 59